Karitane 1300 CARING (1300 227 464) TTY 02 9794 1848 or www.karitane.com.au
A free 24/7 advice line for parents and carers. Information regarding all aspects of parenting babies, toddlers and under 5’s, can be accessed, including breastfeeding, sleep and settling.
Parent baby day unit, 9399 6999 Karitane Family Care Cottage, 146 Avoca Street, Randwick
Parents can spend the day at the cottage and receive support and expert advice on sleep, settling breastfeeding and parenting. Referral from healthcare professional required.
Tresillian Family Care Centres & Parenting Line 1800 637 357 or 9787 0855 www.tresillian.net
A similar set up to Karitane. A 24/7 advice line with residential and outreach programmes. Parents are referred to Tresillian whose babies have settling difficulties or parents who have postnatal depression. Referral from healthcare professional required.
Health Direct, 24/7 medical advice line: 1800 022 222
Pregnancy, birth & baby helpline: 1800 882 436 or www.healthdirect.gov.au
Dr Howard Chilton, Paediatrician and author of Baby on Board, presents a free and informative talk on understanding babies at Royal Hospital for Women, level 3, each Thursday 10.15am
Helpful websites: www.raisingchildren.net.au, www.Tresillian.net,
www.Karitane.com.au and www.Australianbreastfeedingassociation.com.au
websites have great information and factsheets on babies and breastfeeding.
www.Bottlebabies.org has great info on formula feeding
Sleep/settling advice app: rockabub
Outline of baby’s development and milestones apps:
- The wonderweeks
- Love, talk, sing read, play
Contraception information: www.fpnsw.org.au/
Domestic Violence hotline 1800 65 64 63