Well Baby Clinic

Well Baby Clinic

After birth a nurse makes homevisits. Parents need to call after the birth and we will then arrange for an appointment to your home.

This service is limited to our service area. 

After six weeks of age we follow general recommendations concerning childrens health and vaccinations.

link to vaccinations: http://www.landlaeknir.is/english/childhood-vaccination-programme/

Summary of examinations and vaccinations

Age InfoVaccinations
6 weeksVisit to Health Care Center,
general examination nurse and doctor.
9 weeksVisit HCC or home visit, nurse. 
3 monthsNurse and doctor, usually a pediatrician
(specialist in childrens diseases).
1. vaccination *
5 monthsNurse examines and gives 2nd vaccination.The same as 3 months.
6 monthsNurse and doctor. 1st vaccination against meningococci (meningitis).
8 monthsNurse.2nd vaccination against Meningococci.
10 monthsGeneral examination with nurse and doctor. 
12 monthsNurse.3rd vaccination, same as 3 and 5 months.*
18 months Nurse and doctor. Vaccination against Measles,
Mumps and Rubella MMR.
2,9 years Nurse and doctor. Mainly to assess maturity.
Question list for parents,
PEDS and nurse tests with
General examination.
3 years Dentist examination. This is free with a dentist
whish has a contract with
National Insurance (Sjúkratryggingar).
This is meant to be done before
the child is 4 years old.
4 yearsNurse.Examines sight, PEDS and
Vaccination DTP **

After this examination the school takes over general follow up.  

According to the national vaccination program children are given MMR at 12 years and girls HPV (Cervarix) and at 14 a booster of Dtap Polio.

* Vaccination given at 3,5,12 months is for Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (whooping cough), Polio, Hemofilus Influenzae in one injection and for pneumonia bacteria in another injection.

** Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (whooping cough).

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