15 months checkup
When your child is 15 months old, you will be offered an individual consultation with a public health nurse at the health centre. You will be asked whether there is anything you wish to discuss.
Who you will meet
- public health nurse
The public health nurse will discuss topics such as:
- the interaction between you and the child
- diet and eating habits
- your child's sleep
- dental health and brushing teeth (in Norwegian)
- language development
- the child’s environment and safety (in Norwegian)
The child's weight and length will be measured. The child’s movement development (fine and gross motor skills), health and general condition will be observed.
The child will be offered the vaccine against measles, mumps and rubella (MMR vaccine) (in Norwegian).
The vaccine will be administered by injection.
The Norwegian Directorate of Health. National guideline for health promotion and preventive work in the child and youth health centres and school health service, 0 – 20 years. [Internet]. Oslo: The Norwegian Directorate of Health; 2019 [accessed 2021-02-23].
Content provided by The Norwegian Directorate of Health
Last updated Friday, January 10, 2020