The Advice Hub

Featuring consultants ready to offer expert guidance on everything from baby basics to safety recommendations, the Advice Hub is the perfect place to ask all your parenting questions. The Advice Hub offers free, confidential, one-on-one support by qualified professionals.

Child Revive First Aid

Child Revive First Aid is a leader in baby, infant and child CPR and first aid training. Visit the Child Revive First Aid stand and Ambulance Paramedic and Paediatric Nurse trainers will be available to help answer these questions and more. Similar to their specialised child first aid courses, they will have infant and child manikins available for hands-on skills training, in addition to having the key first aid products for child related emergencies on hand to show how they are best used.

Click here to view their website.

Australian Breastfeeding Association

The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) provides information and support to mothers who want to breastfeed or provide breastmilk for their babies. The Breastfeeding Education program provides women wishing to breastfeed with factual information on the how, what, when and where about breastfeeding before they give birth.

Visit the friendly ABA staff in The Advice Hub for tailored answers for you and your baby.

Click here to view their website.

Emotional Wellbeing for Expectant and New Parents (The Gidget Foundation)

A new baby can bring excitement along with challenges.  Most new parents struggle at some time during those early months of parenthood. Some parents become anxious and depressed.  Looking after our emotional health is important for all new parents.

The Gidget Foundation Australia is a not for profit organisation that provides programs and resources to support the emotional wellbeing of expectant and new parents.  We also provide professional education, and services for parents in need.                                      

Visit our stand for a chat with the friendly Gidget staff.  We can answer questions and share some tips and tricks on looking after yourself.

Visit our website www.gidgetfoundation.com.au

Australian Dental Association

The Australian Dental Association is the professional membership association for dentists, and works to improve the dental health of the public. Visit our ‘Ask a Dentist’ booth for tips on how to give your kids happy and healthy smiles, as baby teeth are just as important as adult permanent teeth.

For more information about your child’s dental health, click here

Parentline

Parenting is one of the most rewarding yet challenging things that you will ever do, and there may be times in your life as a parent or carer when you require some professional support.

Parentline Victoria is a telephone counselling, information and referral service for all Victorian parents and carers with children aged from birth to 18 years. Counsellors work with callers to assist with the development of strategies and skills that promote confidence, resilience and wellbeing of families. Staff are qualified and experienced social workers and psychologists. Parentline Victoria is a service of the Victorian Department of Education & Training.

For further information, please visit www.parentline.vic.gov.au

Australian Doula College

The Australian Doula College (ADC) is an integrated organisation providing education, support and continuity of care in pregnancy, birth and the post-natal period. Through our network of qualified and experienced educators, doulas and other practitioners, we can offer a variety of services, training programs and support.

Our Doulas and educators share our experience with you, so that you can be better equipped to make informed decisions that are right for you and your family. At the ADC we take a holistic approach to lifes transitions, believing if you have a better understanding of your options and & ‘what to expect’ you can have a more positive experience.

We will support and empower you on your journey, however that journey unfolds for you.

For more information, please visit www.australiandoulacollege.com.au

Red Nose

Babies and young children spend a lot of their time sleeping, so it’s vital they are slept in a safe sleeping environment to reduce the risk of SIDS and fatal sleeping accidents.

Red Nose provides evidence-based community education programs and supports world class research. Since introducing the Sleep Safe My Baby public health program in 1990 we have reduced the risk of SIDS and sleeping accidents in Australia by 80%. There is no rulebook for parents and carers. But there are facts. And that’s the only thing we are interested in.

For more information, please visit www.rednose.com.au

 

 

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