Health centre for children 0-5 years

The health centre supports you in overseeing your baby’s health and development. Check-ups contain physical, psychological and social aspects.

A public health nurse will provide advice about topics like breast feeding, nutrition, the parent-child relationship, motor skill development, sleep, vaccinations and oral health.   

Consultations at the health centre 

All children between 0-5 years old are offered regular health and development consultations at the municipal health centres. This in order to better the physical, psychological and social development in babies and toddlers. The check-ups are meant to contribute to a gained confidence in the parental role and to strengthen the bond between the parents and the child. 

Consultations at the health centre (might vary from district to district)
Childs ageYou will meetType of consultationVaccine
7-10 daysPublic health nurse individual (home visit)
4 weeksPublic health nurse + opt. physiotherapistgroup consultation
6 weeksPublic health nurse and doctorindividualRotavirus
3 monthsPublic health nurse individual DTP-IPV-Hib, Pneumococcal disease, Rotavirus, Hepatitis B
4 monthsPublic health nurse + opt. physiotherapistgroup consultation
5 monthsPublic health nurse individual DTP-IPV-Hib, Pneumococcal disease, Hepatitis B
6 monthsPublic health nurse and doctorindividual
8 monthsPublic health nurse individual, or group consultation
10 monthsPublic health nurse individual, or group consultation
12 monthsPublic health nurse and doctorindividualDTP-IPV-Hib, Pneumococcal disease, Hepatitis B
15 monthsPublic health nurse individual MMR
17-18 monthsPublic health nurse group consultation
2 yearsPublic health nurse and doctorindividual
4 yearsPublic health nurseindividual

 

How to book an appointment 

Your child will automatically be scheduled for the standard consultations mentioned above. You will receive a booking confirmation for these appointment via text message. You can also book appointments for other inquiries. 

Find your health station

Find your health centre - contact information and opening hours

I am unsure of the district, but I know the address

Your address determines which health centre you belong to.  

You are responsible for notifying the health centre if you have moved from another district or if you have moved to Oslo from another municipality or country.

Antenatal care 

You can choose to get antenatal care from a midwife at the health centre in your district.  Read more about antenatal care and midwifery 

Newborns and home visits 

All health centres offers home visits to families with newborn babies. Please contact the health centre in your district when you come home from the hospital to schedule an appointment.

Maternity groups

Your public health nurse will provide information about post-natal groups at your health centre. The groups consist of people that have babies that are similar in age. The group will usually meet at the health centre a few times before the administration is left to the group to decide.  

Physiotherapy and occupational therapy 

Contact your health centre if you have any worries about your child's motor development. You will be referred to a physiotherapist or an occupational therapist if needed.