Having a Baby is for all women who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy. It also provides valuable information for partners and families, helping them understand and participate in this significant phase of their lives. Having a Baby has a strong focus on healthy pregnancies and normal birth. However, it also provides information and advice when things do not go to plan. Most importantly, this resource explains the options for pregnancy and birth care in NSW and promotes informed choices for pregnant women.
The First Five Years is a comprehensive guidebook that contains a collection of practical parenting information. Divided into 4 main chapters, the First Five Years gives you all the practical tips you need to enjoy being a parent.
Healthdirect is a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice.
The Baby Bundle is a bag filled with baby products and a selection of information to support the health, development and well-being of babies born in NSW. The Baby Bundle is given to parents and caregivers of every baby born from 1 January 2019 when discharged from hospital. To be eligible, parents need to live in NSW.
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World Health Organization (WHO) growth charts for all infants 0 – 2 years of age. Children’s growth is an important marker of their health and development. Growth assessment is one of the easiest ways to confirm the health and nutrition of children, because changes in health and nutrition almost always affect growth.
Your choices may be limited by where you live and what options there are in your community. Alternatively, there might be so many options which makes difficult to make a decision. The various arrangements for care can be quite complex. For example, For example, some public hospitals have a private obstetrician, while others could provide a homebirth service with a midwife. This can be difficult to understand the differences and costs associated with different care options.
The Raising Children Network is a complete online resource for Australian parents and carers. It offers trusted, reliable, free information on everyday parenting issues from pregnancy through to teens.
Early childhood health clinics operated by NSW Health, provide a free service for all new parents in NSW. They are staffed by trained health professionals and registered nurses who specialise in child and family health. You can get help and information on: breastfeeding, coping with sleeping and crying problems, immunisations, safety baby’s growth and development.