18-Month Pathway

18-Month Well-Baby Visit Pathway: print format (PDF) [1.95 MB]

The 18-month enhanced well-baby visit (OHIP: A002, A268) provides healthcare providers an opportunity to identify growth and development concerns by using the Looksee Checklist® (formerly Nipissing District Developmental Screen®) and Rourke Baby Record. Based on your findings, refer your patients to specialized services for early intervention.

To speak to a Public Health Nurse, or to refer to the Healthy Growth and Development home visiting program, call 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687) or visit OttawaPublicHealth.ca/PHNReferral.

Parenting in Ottawa Drop-ins Prenatal to 6 Years Available Daily! For more information call 613-PARENTS (613-727-3687) or visit ParentinginOttawa.ca/dropins.


 Speech and Language

  • First Words Preschool Speech and Language Program 613-PARENTS  (613-727-3687)
  • Direct referral to First Words through the CHEO Access Team 613-737-2757, 1-800-565-4839, Fax: 613-738-4841 or through the First Words Communication Checkup: Parents complete an online screening for immediate results and referrals.

 Dental and Nutritional Health

 Fine/Gross Motor Development

 Hearing and Vision

 Social and Emotional Development

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