The joy and the challenge – help for new parents

Welcoming a new baby into the family is an exciting time, but it can also be a time when you need some extra support. Our QSMC registered Child and Family Health Nurse, Nicki Vukasin has many years experience in helping new parents – she’s provided these great resources available locally and on the web. These organisations will help you find the information and support you need – click on the links provided. There’s help available for breastfeeding problems, sleep and settling issues or if you are feeling sad or overwhelmed.  Remember too, you can always speak to your doctor and our nurses for professional support and advice.

Moruya Child and Family Health Services

Please contact the central referral number. Phone: 1800 999 880  Fax: 1300 797 331

Email: SNSWLHD-CommunityIntake@health.nsw.gov.au

Tresillian 

https://www.tresillian.org.au/

Karitane

https://www.karitane.com.au

Queen Elizabeth II Family Centre Canberra 

https://www.cmsinc.org.au/

Beyond blue

https://healthyfamilies.beyondblue.org.au/

Cope – Centre of Perinatal Excellence

http://cope.org.au

The Gidget Foundation 

https://gidgetfoundation.org.au/

NSW Health Child and Family Health

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/kidsfamilies/MCFhealth/Pages/default.aspx

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health 

http://www.katungul.com.au/our-services

Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health Service 

https://www.snswlhd.health.nsw.gov.au/our-services/aboriginal-health-services/aboriginal-maternal-infant-health-service-(amihs)

Australian Breastfeeding Association

https://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/

Mothersafe

https://www.seslhd.health.nsw.gov.au/royal-hospital-for-women/services-clinics/directory/mothersafe

Phone: 1800 647 848 (Non-Metropolitan Area)

Child Protection Services

https://www.facs.nsw.gov.au/providers/children-families/child-protection-services