Caring for the South East Suburbs | Phone: (07) 3393 4311 |
The Child Health Service provides a range of community health and support services for children and their parents/carers to give every child the best possible start in life. By providing early intervention and prevention services at the right time, the service aims to ensure children and young people are nurtured, safe and able to realise their full potential.
Services are delivered in the community health centre or in home.
Early Feeding Support
Early feeding and drop in clinics support parents of newborns in the first four weeks after leaving hospital. Brief consultations are available at select venues throughout the great Brisbane area. For additional feeding support, the infant feeding and parent support program for new parents within the first six months is available by appointment.
Key Age Child Health Checks
By following a schedule of visits at key ages set out in a child’s Personal Health Record book, parents can monitor the health, wellbeing and development of their child in partnership with health professionals. These key age checks are also available through the family doctor.
Early parenting groups allow for the sharing of health information around parenting with a focus on support. For further information contact your local child health clinic.
Designed for parents of toddlers and young children up to eight years. Parenting programs, seminars and individual counselling sessions offer parenting solutions to help solve current problems and prevent future problems before they arise. Bookings required.
For more information about services in your area or to book an appointment;
Coorparoo and Mount Gravatt 3847 0902
Cleveland 3488 4222
Wynnum 3396 1823