NT Department of Health run Child and family health centres and community health centres providing regular appointments and baby check-ups, parenting courses, breastfeeding help, baby feeding help, childhood immunisation clinics and specialist services when you need some extra help and advice over the telephone. Most of these services are offered free of charge to residents of Darwin, Alice Springs and the wider Northern Territory region.
For parenting advice after hours, counselling and assistance contact healthdirect Australia on 1800 022 222 or call healthdirect Australia's pregnancy, birth and baby line on 1800 882 436.
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