Baby Check (6-8 Weeks)

All babies should have a Health Check, carried out by our Doctors when they are 6-8 weeks old. We usually book this appointment just before your baby has their first 8 week immunisations, so you can do this all on the same day. The GP will also carry out a post natal check for the mother after the baby check. 

This is an important thorough physical health check including the eyes, heart, hips and testicles (in boys), in order to act on any concerns early.

Please remember to bring your Personal Child Health Record (also known as the ‘Red Book’) with you.

If you have concerns about your baby at any time you should always contact your health visitor or GP.

CLICK HERE for further information on your baby’s health and development reviews.