Recommended links

Emotional health of expecting and new parents

Beyond Blue – Provides information on postnatal depression, anxiety and related.

PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia)

Gidget Foundation Australia Antenatal Video

Caring for your teeth

Ambulance Victoria – Emergency medical transport services are not free or covered by Medicare. Become a member and be protected against the cost of transport and treatment by paramedics.

Pregnancy and birth  – Raising Children Network

Family guide to coronavirus for parents and carers – Raising Children Network

Jean Hailes For Women’s Health – Apps and Blogs for practical skills for settling babies and parenthood.

SIDS and Kids – Safe infant sleeping

Child restraints from birth to 4 years – Vic Roads

Infant Hearing Screening Program – What does the hearing screen look like?

Responsible pet ownership – We are family – Preparing your pets for the baby’s arrival.

Product Safety Australia – Keeping baby safe- A guide to infant and nursery products.

Family Planning Victoria – Family planning

A Dad’s guide to pregnancy – Raising Children Network

Choice – Apps for new parents – getting ready for baby

Baby bath – Bathing (video)

Baby bath – preparation and safety (video) Victorian Gov.

Settling your baby – Raising Children Network

How to wrap a baby – Raising Children Network

Looking after yourself

Genetic Health Services Victoria – Prenatal Testing.

Health Translations – Health Translations

Immunise Australia Program – Immunisation information by Department of Health

Nutrition and Dietary Advice for Pregnant Women – Nutrition Information

Healthy eating for pregnancy : in pictures –  Raising Children Network – English and multilingual information

Pelvic Floor First – Pelvic floor pregnancy app.

QUIT Smoking – Multilingual Information on Quitting Smoking.

Vaccinations during pregnancy protect expectant mothers and their babies – Vaccination against pertussis (whooping cough) and influenza.

Family violence

Preventing Child Abuse – Never ever shake a baby.

National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service – 1800 737 732 National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service for people living in Australia.

Victoria Legal Aid – Parenting arrangements and child contact.

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