Infant clinic: supporting families and babies with early infant development

 

Location

Offspring Child Health Specialists

614 Glenferrie Rd Hawthorn, Victoria 3122

At Offspring Child Health our “practice brings together a wide-range of paediatric medical, surgical and allied health professionals to ensure that we provide the most comprehensive level of care for kids.

With our team approach we believe in the importance of working closely with children and young people, their families, schools and other professionals to provide consistent and effective strategies to achieve improved health and wellbeing”.
— http://offspringhealth.com.au

 

appointments

  • Individual appointments can be requested online or by calling reception on 1800 543 737 
  • Workshops can be booked online
  • Contact Nisha for outreach services / homevisits

Referrals

  • Health Professionals (e.g. GPs, Maternal and Child Health Nurses, Paediatricians, Allied Health practitioners)
  • Secure referrals can be made online through the Offspring Child Health website
  • Parents can also self-refer

 

For whom?

  • Any mother, father, carer or baby who would like support/advice on infant development or every day care
  • Babies / families on waiting lists e.g. for Early Intervention Services / Plagiocephaly Clinic / Sleep or Feeding Clinics
  • Parents or carers seeking additional information about early development

Babies may be:

  • Well babies
  • Babies born early
  • Babies having difficulty engaging, regulating behaviour (or movement), self-calming or who are easily overwhelmed (seem very sensitive)
  • Babies recovering from illness or hospitalisation
  • Babies who are developmentally at risk
  • Babies with specific diagnoses or developmental needs

Parents may be: 

  • Any parents, carers or parents-to-be
  • Parents with PND or history of depression

 

     

    Fees

    • Fee schedule will be provided upon request
    • Medicare rebate available with appropriate care plan (for example, a CDM Plan) from a GP or paediatrician
    • Private Health Insurance rebates available with some policies
    • Reduced fees for Health Care Card holders