During the visit, you will talk about your child, what your child enjoys doing, and their development. You can also talk about being a parent, family life, what your child eats, self-care, and child safety. You will also follow up on previous discussions. Your child will be given a toothbrush and toothpaste and you will receive information about how to take care of your child’s teeth in order to keep them healthy. You can also receive tips on how you can read and talk to your child. All children in Västra Götaland will receive a book. Your child will be examined, weighed and measured.
Prepare for the visit by looking at the pictures
When your baby is 8 months old, the nurse from your BVC will come and visit you in your home. This will give your baby the chance to be examined in their home environment.