Birth & Parenting Support Services
Australian Breastfeeding Association is a community based self-help group offering information, counselling, and support services, on breastfeeding issues.
Pregnancy Counselling SupportThe 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) https://www.thewomens.org.au/health-professionals/unplanned-pregnancy-professionals/pregnancy-advisory-service/ Pregnancy Counselling Australia offer female counsellors who are professionally trained, specifically for pregnancy and abortion counselling. 24 hour helpline call 1300 737 732 http://www.pregnancycounselling.com.au Pregnancy Counselling Link (QLD) offer free, professional, confidential counselling in relation to pregnancy testing, unplanned pregnancy, post-abortion concerns, pregnancy support, pregnancy loss & adoption. Phone: Tollfree 1800 777 690 (national)
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
BellyBelly.com.au is one of Australia’s biggest and most respected family websites, for conception, pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, baby, toddlers, children and much more.