NSW Health run early childhood 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 Sydney and other regions of NSW.
Telephone helplines are also available 24/7 to parents experiencing stressful situations and needing assistance with parenting. Karitane 1300 227 464, Tresillian 1300 2Parent (1300 272 736) and healthdirect Australia pregnancy, birth & baby line 1800 882 436.
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