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
|Alexandra Maternal and Child Health Centre
||Perkins Street, Alexandra
||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
||Mondays 1pm - 4pm by appointment
|Kinglake Maternal and Child Health Centre
||Kinglake Ranges Children's Centre, 37-69 Extons Road, Kinglake
||Monday, Tuesday & Friday 9am - 4pm by appointment
|Marysville Maternal and Child Health Centre
||Marysville Primary School and Early Learning Centre, 15 Falls Road, Marysville
||Monday 9am - 12noon by appointment
|Toolangi Maternal and Child Health Centre
||1717 Healesville Kinglake Road, Toolangi
||By appointment only.
|Yea Maternal and Child Health Centre
||Yea Children's Centre, The Semi Circle, Yea
||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.
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.
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