3 months checkup

Summary

When your child is 3 months old, you will be offered an individual consultation with a public health nurse at the health centre. The child's head circumference, weight and length will be measured. You will be asked whether there is anything you wish to discuss.

Topics

The public health nurse will discuss topics such as:

Examinations

The child's head circumference, weight and length will be measured. The child's eye contact, movement and development will be observed.

Vaccines

Your child will be offered the first dose of the six-component vaccine against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, poliomyelitis, Hib infection and hepatitis B (in Norwegian), and the first dose of the pneumococcal vaccine (in Norwegian).

The vaccines 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].  

Last updated Friday, January 10, 2020