Well Child Tamariki Ora Programme
There are 12 checks from birth to 5 years as well as a check with your family doctor at 6 weeks. All the checks are free.
The B4 School Check is a free health and development check for your 4 year old. It's the final Well Child Tamariki Ora check. It helps give your child the best start at school. Remember to take your child's My Health Book with you to the check.
Yes you can choose. A Well Child provider is usually a nurse who has had extra training in supporting parents/caregivers to care for their babies and preschool children.
The Well Child Tamariki Ora 'My health book' is a parent information, health and immunisation record for your child from birth to 5 years.
Whānau Āwhina Plunket is New Zealand's leading provider of Well Child and family health services. Plunket offers you information, support and developmental assessments of your child.
Different health professionals will see you and your child at different times. Find out which health professionals you and your child will see at each visit.