Maternity and Child Healthcare Services

Counseling services cover all pregnant women, families expecting a child, and children under school age and their families.

Appointment booking and guidance

Appointment booking for maternity and child healthcare services and counseling are available by phone on weekdays from 8 am to 1 pm from number 044 416 3103. Your phone number will be stored in the call-back system with a single telephone call. You will be called back no later than the next weekday.

The appointment and counseling of the maternity and child health clinic by phone and chat is exceptionally closed on Friday 20 May 2022.

Please read the instructions below before submitting a call-back. You can find the addresses and telephone numbers of the clinics at the bottom of this page.

Please fill out the maternity care preliminary information form before calling your first pregnancy appointment. You can access the form here. Please note that we cannot book the first appointment time until the maternity care pre-information form has been completed.

You can also call the service number:

To book an appointment with a maternity, child or contraceptive clinic.

For advice on pregnancy.

To get advice on your child’s growth and development and the wellbeing of your family.

For advice on contraception, contraception products and abortion.

To cancel or reschedule your consultation time at the maternity and child healthcare unit.

NOTE! If you need a certificate from an employer for the care of a sick child, contact your own health and social services centre.

Cancellation of the appointment

You can cancel your maternity or child health clinic appointment by sending SMS to 044 482 4848. In the message, write your name and, if you cancel your child’s appointment, also your child’s name, the exact appointment time and the name of the clinic. You cannot book a new time via SMS. We will notify you with a message once we have processed your cancellation. In the message, we will also tell you how to book a new time.

E-booking for an appointment: 1-, 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-year medical examinations

The child health clinic has an e-appointment booking system in use. Go to an appointment booking here.