Information to give your child the best start in life


In serious and life threatening emergencies, call 000 for an ambulance.

For urgent problems, go to your nearest emergency department.

If it's less urgent, contact your child's doctor or local medical centre . You can also call Healthdirect on 1800 022 222 for free health advice, 24 hours a day.


The 'Blue Book' has important information to support your child’s health and development.​

Current as at: Monday 9 October 2023
Contact page owner: Maternity, Child and Family