Resources for mothers
Australian Breastfeeding Association
As Australia’s leading authority on breastfeeding, Australian Breastfeeding Association support, educate and advocate for a breastfeeding inclusive society.
Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE)
Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE) is a not-for-profit organisation devoted to reducing the impacts of emotional and mental health problems in the pre and postnatal periods.
The Gidget Foundation promote the importance of emotional wellbeing amongst expectant and new parents, their healthcare providers and the wider community to ensure that those in need receive timely, appropriate and supportive care.
Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (PANDA)
Providing the only National Helpline dedicated to perinatal mental health, PANDA is driven by the lived experience of people affected by perinatal anxiety and depression.
Still Aware is committed to raising awareness and breaking the silence and taboo surrounding stillbirth in Australia. It also works towards preventing stillbirth through education for clinicians, mothers and families.
The Pregnancy Centre
The Pregnancy Centre aims to support women through their pregnancy and postnatal journey as your body changes and adjusts and provides information for health and fitness professionals also.
Resources for fathers and families
Engaging fathers and families in maternal and newborn healthcare saves lives. It takes a village to raise a child. Follow all the latest research here.
Fatherhood Insitute’s vision is of a society in which there’s a great dad for every child – a society that:
- gives all children a strong and positive relationship with their father and any father-figures
- supports both mothers and fathers as earners and carers, and
- prepares boys and girls for a future shared role in caring for children.
Resources for child health
Kidsafe are an independent, charitable organisation dedicated to the prevention of unintentional death and serious injury to children aged 0 – 15 years.
Ngala believes every child deserves the opportunity to be their best, and that parenting should be a joyful and rewarding experience.
Every child has a different path to take in life and they will have to face challenges, seek out opportunities and triumph over hurdles, as they explore the world around them.
Playgroup Australia supports and connects the playgroup community.
raisingchildren.net.au provide free, reliable, up-to-date and independent information to help your family grow and thrive together. Designed for busy families and full of tips and tricks for you to try, Raising Children’s content is easy to find and easy to digest with answers to hundreds of parenting questions.
Royal Children’s Hospital
The Royal Children’s Hospital improves the health and wellbeing of children and adolescents through leadership in healthcare, research and education.