Links

Excellent evidence-based advice designed to promote confidence in parents

An Australian website providing a wealth of information about parenting, from pregnancy to adulthood. The sections on "Baby cues", "How to wrap a baby", "Sleeping environment" and "How to Breastfeed: getting a good attachment" are particularly helpful.

Safe sleeping guidelines and essential information to reduce the risk of Sudden Unexplained Death in Infancy (SUDI). 

The Australian Breastfeeding Association's website, containing useful resources to assist with breastfeeding. 

Valuable information about normal crying, colic and how to manage this in the newborn phase

Helplines

Safe Steps Victoria

1800 015 188

24/7 Family Violence Response Centre

or contact them

https://www.safesteps.org.au

For Web Chat Support 

Lifeline 

13 11 14

For crisis support

Parentline

1300 30 1300

Call between 8am-10pm, 7 days a week, for help with the challenges of parenting

Dads in Distress
1300 853 437

Supporting men and their families. 

National Breastfeeding Helpline  

1800 MUM 2 MUM (1800 686 268)

Run by the Australian Breastfeeding Association. 

 

Family relationship advice line 

1800 050 321

Open 8am-8pm Monday to

Friday, and 1-am-4pm Saturdays. 

The Advice Line is for anyone who is affected by family relationship or separation issues and difficulties.

This includes parents, grandparents, children, young people, step-parents

or friends.