After you have returned home from the Maternity Hospital, please contact your local Maternity Clinic to arrange for a home visit or a Maternity Clinic visit. The childbirth and the new situation in life, as well as matters related to breastfeeding, moods, and the care of the baby will be discussed during the visit. If you were diagnosed with a gestational diabetes during pregnancy, you will also get instructions related to it.
The Contraception Clinic serves under 25-year-old residents of Turku and persons who have not found a suitable contraception method within two years of giving birth.
Over 25-year-old residents of Turku who have problems with contraception can visit the Contraception Clinic with a referral from a doctor, public health nurse, or social worker. The services of the Contraception Clinic are free of charge. A health centre fee will be charged for medical care visits to a doctor.
You can seek help from the Contraception Clinic in case:
Child Welfare Clinics aim to help people who are planning to get pregnant or prevent pregnancy, families expecting a baby, and children and their parents in making healthy and lasting everyday choices.
Child Welfare Clinics help families in matters related to health and perform health check-ups, among other things, according to national guidelines. In Turku the Child Welfare Clinics also function as teaching places for universities and vocational institutions.