Additional Maternal and Child Health services

  • Our Maternal and Child Health (MCH) team offers additional services for parents having early parenting difficulties, including breastfeeding advice and support groups.
  • We can also refer you to a range of health professionals and services to suit your needs.
  • The Enhanced MCH service is available for parents who are having significant early parenting difficulties. 
  • Our workers can visit families at home, or another location, to offer support.
  • Referrals are made through the MCH nurse at your local centre.

Qualified Lactation Consultants assess, assist and guide parents having difficulties with breastfeeding. The clinic operates 1 day a week, by appointment only.

Speak with your MCH Nurse or call 5943 4250 to book an appointment or with any questions about the service.

Your MCH nurse can provide a referral to groups including:

  • new parents
  • WonderMUMS and WonderFUN
  • Mother Goose
  • cultural diversity
  • welcome to Cardinia Shire 
  • Supported playgroups