Helpful Links & Supporting Partners

Links: to baby sleep and support in the early parenting years
 
For Additional Support Call:
Parent Helpline: 132289
24 hour Maternal & Child Health help line Victoria: 132229
Lifeline: 131114
There are a number of private and public facilities specialising in early
parenting challenges, ask your local health care provider for details.
 
Our Supporting Partners…we’d also like to thank!
 
GlaxoSmithKline
GlaxoSmithKline is a global research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare company with a proud history in Australia dating back to 1886. We collaborate with local researchers and doctors to discover new ways of treating and preventing disease, investing around $56 million a year in research and development. We are leaders in vaccine technology and the treatment of respiratory disease, anti-viral, central nervous system and diabetes and pioneering new treatments for complex diseases like cancer. To find out more about GSK please click on the link below: http://www.gsk.com.au
 
GAIA - nourishing skincare products that feed your skin, keep it healthy and make it easy for you to maintain gorgeous skin. 
Our brands include GAIA Pure Pregnancy, GAIA Natural Baby, GAIA Skin+Body, especially for women, and GAIA Made for Men.
Proudly Australian made, our skin care products are tailored for sensitive skin, combining natural and certified organic oils and extracts that are gently cleansing, moisturising and soothing.  Our sensational scents are blended using pure essential oils, mostly certified organic, selected to provide you with the most gorgeous aromas to indulge your senses and benefit your skin.
 Our products are free from:
  • artificial fragrance
  • petrochemicals and mineral oils
  • lanolin and phthalates
  • soap, sulphates and other drying agents in our cleansers
  • paraben preservatives and propylene glycol
  • and other commonly used ingredients that can be irritating or drying to skin
It is not just what we put in, but what we leave out that makes the difference!
 www.gaiaskinnaturals.com or email info@gaiaskinnaturals.com
 
ENT Technologies FLO
Nasal Saline 
Learn More about The Nose and Sinuses in Children…click here The preferred product is Preservative Free and Sterile and can be used at any angle. Administration only takes seconds and bub is cuddled and does not have to be held down. Email Dr Sam Barbalatt for more information …click here

Ready Step Grow

ReadyStepGrow is a Melbourne-based charity that offers innovative research-informed education and support programs to parents of prems.

Developed by a specialist psychologist, primary school teacher and neonatal nurse the ReadyStepGrow approach focuses on providing parents with guidance and skills that will assist in the development of babies born preterm.

Our services are suitable for prems and their families from the time of hospital discharge, throughout all early stages of development and into the primary school years.

ReadyStepGrow is the only service in Australia (and possibly the world!) specialising in what the prematurity experience may mean for the learning and development of prems.

Click here for more information http://readystepgrow.org.au/