Following on from antenatal care there are specific checks recommend for children. This starts with the 2 and 6 weeks checks in infants.
All children under 6 are now eligible for a medical card which will allow free visits to their GP, or a full medical card.
Details on how to apply are here: https://hse.ie/eng/services/list/1/schemes/mc/gpvc/under6.html
Periodic health checks are recommended for any child age 2 and 5 and annual checks for children with a diagnosis of asthma. http://www.hse.ie/eng/about/Who/gmscontracts/under6GPcontract/
Vaccinations . There are a number of childhood vaccines that are recommend and provided free of charge to you.
For more information and a link to the childhood vaccination schedule please check out the HSE website:
Other vaccines that are not covered are available on request eg chicken pox. It is best to discuss this first.