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Maternal and child health

Maroondah Maternal and Child Health Service is a free service offering families information, advice and personal support in caring for children aged 0-6.

There are 7 Maroondah Maternal and Child Health Centres, with opening hours 9am-5pm weekdays.

For information call 9294 5736 to speak with the Maroondah Maternal and Child Health Service Team Leader. 

Your nurse

Your nurse is a qualified general nurse and midwife who has also completed further studies in Maternal and Child Health. The knowledge and skills of our nurses are constantly being updated. Our nurses are also there to offer friendship and support.

  • Enter your address in My Maroondah to find your closest Maternal and Child Health Centre
  • Use our interactive map to plan the best route to one of our centres by walking, public transport, or driving.

Arrabri

Arrabri Community House,
Allambanan Drive,
Bayswater North 
9294 7520 
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Bonnie View

90 Bonnie View Road,
Croydon 
9727 5306 or 9726 6157 
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Croydon Central

200 Mt Dandenong Road,
Croydon (enter via Civic Square) 
9294 5540 or 9294 5541  
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Ringwood

Norwood Family and Children's Centre
18 Notlen Street, 
Ringwood
9298 4530 or 9298 4531
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Ringwood East  

75 Patterson Street,
Ringwood East
9879 6583
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Ringwood North

127 Oban Road,
Ringwood North
9876 3307,  9879 0854 or 9876 7141
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Tarralla

38 Gracedale Avenue,
Ringwood East
9294 7510 or 9294 7513
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After the birth of your child and once you are home from hospital, a Maternal and Child Health nurse will contact you by telephone to arrange a home visit. 

Book an appointment

Call 9294 5777 to book an appointment at one of our centres. If you can’t get through, leave a message and your call will be returned between 9am-5pm on the same day. Calls received after 5pm will be returned the following business day.

Call your nurse directly

You can also call your nurse directly at your centre. If your nurse is unavailable, leave a message and your call will be returned.

If your matter is urgent

  • contact a nurse at any of the other listed Maternal and Child Health Centres 
  • call 13 22 29 to speak with the 24hr State Government Maternal and Child Health Service.

Maroondah City Council runs a number of services and information sessions to ensure the health of babies and ease the concerns of new parents. They are held regularly and are free for Maroondah residents with young children. They include:

  • First Food for Babies
  • Baby Settling Talk
  • Terrific Toddler Talk.

Maternal & Child Health programs

Our Maternal and Child Health service can provide information on:

  • Child Health and Development Screening
  • Breastfeeding Information (Lactation Consultants available)
  • First Mother groups
  • Dads and Bubs sessions
  • Maternal health and wellbeing
  • Parent education
  • Immunisation promotion
  • Family dynamics
  • Nutritional advice
  • Health education resources
  • Infant Settling/Day Stay program
  • Support groups
  • Playgroups
  • Family Planning (videos, books and pamphlets available).
25/05/2017
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