Maternal & Child Health Services

Stonnington's Maternal and Child Health is a universal primary health service for families living in the City with children from birth to school age.

Our service is free, easy to access, family focused and committed to providing high quality service. An interpreter service is available and confidentiality is maintained at all times.

Maternal and Child Health Services brochure

Download the FlexiBuzz app. This app connects the Maternal and Child Health department directly with parents and carers.

Features of the FlexiBuzz app include:

  • Local events and news for young families
  • Popular health and development topics
  • Upcoming MCH appointments
  • MCH centre updates
  • Immunisation services
  • Local Dads’ Groups
  • CPR for parents
  • Nutrition and Food groups
  • Parent Education Session prompts.

To make an appointment, please contact our Maternal and Child Health Services central booking officer on 8290 3336.

Centre Locations

Central Park MCH Centre          

116 Burke Road, Malvern East 3145

Tel: 8290 6000

McArthur Street MCH Centre

22 McArthur Street, Malvern 3144

Tel: 8290 1630

Phoenix Park MCH Centre

25 Quentin Road, Malvern East 3145

Tel: 8290 4040

Princes Gardens MCH Centre

22 Little Chapel Street, Prahran 3181

Tel: 8290 7027

Toorak Park MCH Centre

1 / 7 Evergreen Mews, Armadale 3143

Tel: 8290 6020

Services provided

Child Health and Developmental Assessments at Key Ages and Stages

  • Key Ages and Stages: 2 weeks, 4 weeks, 8 weeks, 4 months, 8 months, 12 months, 18 months, 2 years and 3.5 to 4 years.

Enhanced Maternal and Child Health Service

  • For families requiring additional support with sleep/settling, parenting concerns, twins/triplets or child with a disability are offered additional visits and/or support by the Outreach and Enhanced Maternal and Child Health nurse.

New Parent Groups

  • We offer new-parent group sessions and encourage you to attend as networking with other parents in your area can be a valuable support.

Parent Education


  • Playgroups provide parents with the opportunity to meet new people, gain support and exchange parenting ideas, while their children enjoy socialising with others. For more information about Stonnington's playgroups visit local playgroups.


  • Dads Domain(PDF, 4MB), written by an experienced relationship counsellor, is for dad’s growing into the new stage of life and fatherhood.