Recommended links

Emotional health of expecting and new parents

Beyond Blue – Provides information and help with perinatal anxiety and depression. Tel 1300 22 4636

Gidget Foundation Australia Pregnancy  Video – An excellent resource to help you understand perinatal depression and anxiety

PANDA (Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia) National Helpline Call 1300 726 306

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

Newborn – safe sleeping (Rednose) Translated material

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

Useful information on immunisation –


Rh(D) negative women
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 – Food Standards Australia

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

Pelvic Floor First – Pelvic floor pregnancy app.

QUIT smoking – Multilingual information

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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