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  • When you become pregnant, make sure your GP has all your medical history.
  • The Victorian Maternity Record provides pregnant women with a printed record of their pregnancy care and progress.
  • When your child is born, you must register your baby’s birth so you can apply for a birth certificate. 
  • Immunisation History Statements list the date of all vaccines your child has received. In Victoria, you must provide an Immunisation History Statement when you enrol your child in childcare, kindergarten or primary school.

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Reviewed on: 28-02-2024