Maternal and Child Health

Murrindindi's Maternal and Child Health service is a free and confidential service that provides professional advice on the health and development of your child from birth to 6 years. Information and advice is available on the following: 

  • Women's health issues
  • Breast feeding
  • Infant feeding and sleeping 
  • Hearing and vision screening
  • Childhood illness
  • Post natal depression 
  • Home safety issues

New Parents Groups are held at Alexandra, Yea and Kinglake Maternal and Child Health Centres. Please contact the relevant Centre for further information.

Maternal and Child Health Centre Locations

Centre  Address Phone Hours
Alexandra Maternal and Child Health Centre Perkins Street, Alexandra 5772 0399 Monday and Thursday, 9am - 4pm by appointment
Eildon Maternal and Child Health Centre Community Health Centre, High Street, Eildon 0437 884 811 Mondays 2pm - 4pm by appointment
Flowerdale Maternal and Child Health Centre Flowerdale Primary School and Early Learning Centre, 6525 Yea-Whittlesea Road, Flowerdale 5780 2020 Mondays 1pm - 4pm by appointment
Kinglake Maternal and Child Health Centre Kinglake Ranges Children's Centre,     37-69 Extons Road, Kinglake 5786 1337 Monday, Tuesday & Friday 9am - 4pm by appointment 
Marysville Maternal and Child Health Centre Marysville Primary School and Early Learning Centre, 15 Falls Road, Marysville 5963 3746 Monday 9am - 12noon by appointment
Toolangi Maternal and Child Health Centre 1717 Healesville Kinglake Road, Toolangi 5786 1337 By appointment only.
Yea Maternal and Child Health Centre Yea Children's Centre, The Semi Circle, Yea 5797 2888 Tuesdays 9am - 4pm by appointment

Parent Education Sessions

The Maternal and Child Health service provides free Parent Education Sessions throughout the year.

Click here(DOCX, 396KB) to find out more information about the Parent Education Sessions, including dates for 2018.

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Maternal Child Health (MCH) App

The free MCH App provides a modern digital solution and a resource families can use every day for trusted information on child and maternal health. Time saving features include information on popular child health and development topics; click-to-call emergency contacts; prompts for upcoming MCH consultations and regular updates and messages.

Health Records

Council’s Maternal Child Health service providers collect Child Health Record information. We take privacy and confidentiality seriously, and this information is handled in accordance with the Health Records Act 2001(Vic) and only shared if the child’s primary care giver provides consent or where required by law.

Click here(PDF, 505KB) to read the Health Records Act 2001