Dr Rahul Sen | Specialist care for birth and beyond | Sydney, Australia

Convenient clinics in Edgecliff, Randwick & CBD : Freecall 1800 890 964

Parents Groups

MUMSENSE at Royal Hospital for Women. A weekly parenting group for all new parents who have babies aged 0-4 months:

No need to book – Every Thursday 10.30–12.30. Call 9362 6700 for more information

Early childhood centres run their own groups: www.sch.edu.au/departments/child_family_health

Australian Breastfeeding Association have regular meetings and welcome new parents

Movie sessions especially for parents with babies and children under age of 4 –

Participating cinemas: Randwick Ritz, Greater Union and Hoyts

PLAYGROUP: look up playgroupassociation.com to find your local playgroup. All parents and children under 5yrs welcome.

Your local council website lists all children’s services (including childcare) available in your local area.

Childcare information: www.mychild.gov.au

Help for Dads

Mensline: 1300 78 99 78 – A 24/7 counselling line for men, or visit www.mensline.org.au a great website with on line forums and helpful information

South east local neighbourhood centre runs Mens Shed – A fathers’ group for dads and babies: familysupport@senc.org.au or www.facebook.com/thebabyshed

Cheers to Childbirth by Lucy Perry – A dads’ guide to childbirth support

“Being Dad” 1 (pregnancy and birth) & 2 (surviving with a baby) DVDs available from Big W.