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Services after childbirth

The City of Helsinki provides a variety of activities and services for families with babies.

A father is playing with his baby at the playground morning activities.

A maternity and child health clinic will monitor your baby’s development. Visits to the clinic will be frequent during the first twelve months of your baby’s life. Read more about the child health clinics

The home services for families with children are defined as a temporary service intended to support a family’s everyday life. It can be granted due to a family’s reduced ability to cope, a specific family situation, stress, childbirth, disability, or other reason. Read more and watch the video about the home services for families with children

The social care work for families with children consists of support, guidance and advice during various life situations intended for families with pre-schoolers and young school children. A wide range of support is also available for families with babies. Read more about the social care work for families with children

The therapeutic work for families with infants supports and cares for expectant families or families with children under the age of one that have issues interacting with their baby. Read more about the therapeutic work for families with infants

Playgrounds offer activities to families with babies in the mornings. Read more about the playground activities for families with infants

A health station is the primary place for getting treatment for your baby, and it can provide you with a referral to further examinations and treatment, if necessary. Check the contact information

You can visit a dental clinic in matters concerning your baby’s oral health care. The dental clinic will monitor your baby’s oral health and development during examination visits. Check the contact information

HUS’s Children's Hospital provides on-call services for children in the evenings and at weekends, and will treat sudden illnesses and accidents. Health stations are closed in the evenings and at weekends. Read more about The Emergency Clinic of the Children’s Hospital (HUS)



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01.11.2018 14:39