Resources

During pregnancy

www.pregnancy.com.au – information on pregnancy, birth and parenting

www.homebirthaustralia.org – the national body for homebirth in Australia

www.findadoula.com.au – how to find a doula to support you and your partner through the birth of your baby

www.mothersafe.org.aumedications during lactation

http://www.evidencebasedbirth.com – non-biased source for current, evidence-based information on pregnancy and childbirth

 

Now baby is here

www.raisinghildren.net.au – research based material on 800+ topics relating to raising health children

www.breastfeeding.asn.au – Australian Breastfeeding Association, 1800 686 268

www.beyondblue.org.au – coping with depression

www.kidsafensw.orgchild safety resources and safety tips

http://www.llli.org – help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education

 

For Dads

www.just4dads.org – information and resources about parenting and providing for your family

www.fatherhood.org.au – to provide positive fathering information

 

Protecting your little ones

www.cprkids.com.au – first aid skills for babies and children

www.sidsandkids.org – safe sleeping and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

http://www.safercar.gov/parents/CarSeats/Car-Seat-Safety.htm?view=full – car seat safety

 

General

www.healthykids.nsw.gov.au – ‘one stop shop’ about healthy eating and physical activity

www.australia.gov.au/information-and-services/family-and-community/starting-a-family – find government information on a range of services and topics to help new parents before, during and after having a baby

www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/australian-childhood-immunisation-register – childhood immunisation register

www.healthdirect.org.au – 24 hour health advice line, 1800 022 222