The Australian Breastfeeding Association is a large community based self-help group, recognised as a leading authority on breastfeeding and have a breastfeeding helpline service.
They ABA's breastfeeding counsellors help thousands of mothers every year. As breastfeeding mothers themselves, they know that breastfeeding may not always seem easy. Their experience can reassure new mothers and give them the knowledge to understand how breastfeeding works.
Beyond Blue is a national, independent, not-for-profit organisation working to address issues associated with depression, anxiety and related substance misuse disorders in Australia.
Adjusting to life as a mother can be difficult. In fact, for many women, having a baby is the most significant life-changing event they will ever experience. Adjusting to this major life change, as well as coping with the day-to-day stress of a new baby, can make some women more likely to experience depression at this time, particularly if they've experienced depression in the past.
From before birth through to young adulthood there are a range of health issues that affect our children. Child Health topic covers many of those issues, from general childhood illnesses, eating and obesity, to accidents and injuries and particular stages of life, such as teenage independence.
This web site provides information on a variety of the most common problems facing children in Australia today. For those that live locally contact details for an appointment are on this site.
The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.
This site offers parents up to date information from Queensland Health covering topics from infancy through to adolesence.
Our vision is that all Australians value the benefits of playgroups to nurture young children, connect families and build communities through play.
We see our role as providing information that can help parents with the day-to-day decisions of raising children, and to also help parents and carers look after their own needs. We believe that positive outcomes can be achieved when parents have access to information based on the best science in parenting and child health and development. We find and translate this science into everyday language so parents can understand and use it in a way that works for them.
Relationships Australia provides relationship support services to enhance human and family relationships. These services are offered in many locations across Australia.
SIDS and Kids is dedicated to saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, birth infancy and childhood. We deliver on our vision through world class research; evidence based education and bereavement support and advocacy.
Sadly each year over 4,300 babies and children die suddenly and unexpectedly from sudden infant death syndrome, stillbirth, fatal sleeping accidents and accidental death.
Women's Health Queensland Wide (Women's Health)
is a not for profit health promotion, information and
Women's Health provides balanced information independent of health care provider interests for women and health workers.