The Rourke Baby Record

Rourke Baby Record 2017 Edition

The Rourke Baby Record (RBR) is an evidence-based health supervision guide for primary healthcare practitioners of children in the first five years of life.

The RBR contains guidelines and information for comprehensive well baby/child care including:

  • growth and nutrition monitoring,
  • developmental surveillance,
  • physical examination parameters,
  • immunizations, and
  • anticipatory guidance on safety, family, behaviour and health promotion issues.

The Rourke Baby Record is endorsed by the Canadian Paediatric Society (CPS), the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), and Dietitians of Canada (DC).



Latest News:

  • April 2018: Launch of the 2017 RBR Literature Review Reference Table
  • December 2017: 2017 RBR Parent Information Sheets are available
  • November 2017: New Nova Scotia Version of the Rourke Baby Record: Adapting the 2017 Rourke Well Baby Record for use in Nova Scotia
  • October 2017: 2017 Rourke Baby Record is now available
  • May 2016: New Nunavut Well Child Record: Adapting the 2014 Rourke Well Baby Record for use in Nunavut