USEFUL LINKS

PHOTOGRAPHY

Forever Bliss Photography // The beautiful black and white photography featured on our site is kindly shared by Forever Bliss Photography, Sydney’s leading black & white fine art portrait studio.
Forever Bliss is an exclusive custom photography studio specialising in pregnancy, newborn, baby, child and family portraiture.
www.foreverblissphotography.com.au

HELP AND SUPPORT

Tresillian // Australia’s largest child and family health organisation providing expert parenting advice to families during the early years. They have a 24 hour advice hotline staffed by qualified child and family health nurses.
www.tresillain.com.au

Possum Cottage // Half day settling techniques for babies under 6 months.
www.seslhd.health.nsw.gov.au

Karitane // Established in 1923, Karitane is a well-respected organisation offering parenting education, products, programs and a host of services. Karitane offers a 24 hour Careline staffed by child and family health nurses and you can also email your queries.
www.karitane.com.au

Australian Breastfeeding Association // An authority on all aspects on breastfeeding, from the early days to weaning. Offers a breastfeeding helpline and e-counselling.
www.breastfeeding.asn.au

Early Childhood Health Centres (NSW) // NSW Health’s early childhood health centres are staffed by child and family health nurses who provide information on, and support for, caring for babies and young children. There are other health professionals available through early childhood health centres, including: social workers, psychologists, speech therapists, and physiotherapists specialising in children’s problems.
www.health.nsw.gov.au

Cerebral Palsy Guidance // Providing vital guidance and assistance to parents of a child with cerebral palsy.
cerebralpalsyguidance.com

GENERAL PARENTING INFORMATION

Raising Children Network // Produced with the help of an extensive network including the Australian Government, the site covers all stages of development from newborn to teen. It also features information about caring for children with a disability and autism.
www.raisingchildren.net.au

Essential Baby // One of the most popular Australian sites for parents and parents-to-be. Information on conception, birth, baby and toddlerhood, covering care, development, feeding, settling and more. Also features a section just for dads.
www.essentialbaby.com.au

Baby Centre // Another very comprehensive site, based on a tailored experience. You’re invited to enter your family’s details from the first visit, allowing the site to personalise your homepage, bringing information most relevant to you and your baby’s stage of development come to the fore.
www.babycentre.com.au

Birth // As the name suggests, is focused on conception, pregnancy, birth and baby’s development and care. Features a dedicated birth stories section.
www.birth.com.au

Yahoo/Practical Parenting // A huge collection of articles from Practical Parenting magazine. This site covers baby, toddler and preschool years. Features many baby and child-friendly recipes.
au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/practical-parenting

HEALTH

Sids and Kids // SIDS and Kids works to find answers for parents by funding and supporting research into stillbirth, SIDS and safe sleeping practices. The site offers the latest safe sleeping information and support for bereaved parents.
www.sidsandkids.org

Kidsafe // Advice on child safety at home and in the community, in the playground and in the water.
www.kidsafe.com.au

Immunise Australia // Absolutely everything you need to know about immunisation for the whole family.
www.immunise.health.gov.au

Drugwatch / Children's Health Guide: Newborn to Teen // Keep people safe from potentially harmful drugs, medical devices and procedures by informing them of medical conditions, severe side effects and ways to take action.
www.drugwatch.com/health/children/

THINGS TO DO

Web Child // If you and your kids are wanting to get out of the house, and need some inspiration, check out this site’s calendar of events. If you have a child’s birthday party to plan, there is also a guide to hosting the perfect party.
www.webchild.com.au

Time Out // The Time Out guide of things to do with kids across Sydney
www.timeout.com/sydney/kids

Sydney Of City - What's On Guide for Kids // A great selection and easily to find list of things to do with kids in Sydney
whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/tags/children