The Rourke Baby Record

Rourke Baby Record 2020 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:

  • May 2021: Launch of the 2020 RBR Literature Review Reference Table
  • December 2020: 2020 Rourke Baby Record now includes fillable PDFs
  • October 2020: 2020 Rourke Baby Record is now available
  • More ...

October 2020: 2020 Rourke Baby Record is now available

We are pleased to announce that the 2020 edition of the RBR is now available for download: National and Ontario versions in both English and French.
The 2020 RBR is available in 4 formats: regular 3 visits/page, 1 visit/page, vertical stretched 3 visits/page, and a new horizontal landscape 3 visits/page.

Over the coming weeks. the compiled literature reviewed and necessary revisions to the parent resource web links will be added to the website.

Download the 2020 RBR
Summary of changes from the prior 2017 RBR