Birth & Parenting Support Services

Breastfeeding Support

Australian Breastfeeding Association is a community based self-help group offering information, counselling, and support services, on breastfeeding issues.

Breastfeeding Helpline Phone: 1800 686 2 686 (1800 mum 2 mum)
(Victoria branch:

Pregnancy Counselling Support

The Royal Women’s Hospital Pregnancy Advisory Service (PAS) provides pregnancy options counselling and referrals for a medical consultation for an abortion at the Women’s.
(03) 8345 3061 – Health professional line (staffed by PAS Advocates
03) 8345 3063 – PAS Intake/new appointments (staffed by PAS Counsellor/Advocates)
Pregnancy Counselling Australia offer female counsellors who are professionally trained, specifically for pregnancy and abortion counselling.
24 hour helpline call 1300 737 732

Parenting Phone Support

Parentline Victoria provides a statewide telephone counselling service to parents and carers of children from birth to eighteen years. Professional counselors and contact details for community services, available from 8am to midnight 7 days a week.

Phone: 13 22 89 (cost of a local call)

Pregnancy Birth & Baby Helpline 
offer free support for women, partners and families 24 hours a day. Providing information, help and advice for questions about pregnancy and early parenting.

Phone: 1800 882 436

Translating and Interpreting Service: 131 450


Parenting Information & Resources

Raising children network The Australian parenting website: comprehensive, practical, expert child health and parenting information and activities covering children aged 0-15 years.



Online Parenting Social Network is one of Australia’s biggest and most respected family websites, for conception, pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, baby, toddlers, children and much more.



Cerebral Palsy Group

Cerebral Palsy Group is an online resource for anyone who has been affected by cerebral palsy, brain injuries, or birth injuries