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.
Please check back for an updated list of the Advice Hub participants closer to the Show date.
CPR Kids knows that every parent must have the life-saving skills of first aid for babies and children. Visit our ‘Ask the First Aid Experts’ hub for tips from our critical care paediatric nurses on how to recognise and respond to your sick or injured child right from the start.
Visit website cprkids.com.au
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.
Visit website www.breastfeeding.asn.au
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 website gidgetfoundation.com.au
Australian Dental Association
To ensure healthy teeth for life, dental care should start early. Member dentists from ADA will be available to answer all of your questions about caring for your baby’s or toddler’s teeth with lots of handy hints and information on topics such as: seeing the dentist for the first time, soothing teething toddlers and preventing childhood decay.
Visit the Advice Hub to talk to our friendly dental professionals about looking after for your smile during pregnancy and caring for your baby’s and/or toddler’s teeth.
Visit website adaq.com.au
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.
Visit website rednose.com.au
Australian Doula College
The Australian Doula College (ADC) is an integrated organisation working in collaboration with Preparing the Way, providing education, support and continuity of care for Birth and End of Life Doulas and anyone needing support through any one of life’s many transitions.
Through our network of qualified and experienced educators, doulas and other practitioners, we can offer a variety of services, training and information programs and support.
At the ADC we believe that the first and last breath are the biggest life transitions you make and that you and those around you deserve to understand your choices and feel supported, ensuring you and your family has the best experience possible.
We want to 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 life’s 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.
Visit website australiandoulacollege.com.au
Tresillian is Australia’s largest early parenting organisation. Our Purpose Statement, ‘It’s in our nature to nurture’ is central to all the services we provide to families.
Our Nurses will be at the Tresillian Stand throughout the Expo to share information on our services that help parents with the challenges of an unsettled baby while importantly focusing on the emotional wellbeing of the family as a whole.
Do you need some advice about your baby? Tresillian works with parents to increase confidence and resolve concerns on a range of early parenting issues. We’d love to meet you and your family.
Visit website www.tresillian.org.au
Childbirth and Parenting Educators of Australia, Inc
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Parent Line NSW
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NSW Poisons Information Centre
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