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  • 000 for an emergency

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  • 13HEALTH (13 43 25 84)—qualified staff will provide advice and further support.

PREGNANCY & PARENTING SUPPORT

NATIONAL

· Free, confidential, professional information and counselling for women, their partners and families relating to issues of conception, pregnancy, birthing and postnatal care.

http://www.health.gov.au/pregnancyhelpline

Phone 1800 882 436

· Australian Health Directories

This category lists specialist obstetricians and gynaecologists, and general practitioners who hold a Diploma of Obstetrics of the RANZCOG. (Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists www.ranzcog.edu.au)

http://www.healthdirectory.com.au/Medical_specialists/Gynaecology:Obstetrics/search

· Australian Multiple Births Association

http://www.amba.org.au/

· Support and Counselling Services

http://www.beyondblue.org.au/

· Lactation Consultants of Australia & New Zealand

http://www.lcanz.org/

· Stillbirths in Australia (PDF)

http://www.stillbirthfoundation.org.au/sbf/Stillbirth%20in%20Australia%20website%20version.pdf

QLD

Pregnancy and Family Support Services Gold Coast QLD

07 55 350 444

NSW

Government Pregnancy Support NSW

http://www.nsw.gov.au/information-about/living-nsw/starting-family

ACT

Maternity Services A.C.T

http://www.health.act.gov.au/health-services/find-a-health-service/maternity

VIC

Having a baby in Victoria

http://www.health.vic.gov.au/maternity/models.htm

Counselling & Education Services

http://opendoors.com.au/counselling/

TAS

Tasmanian Government Pregnancy & Sexual Health Support

http://www.service.tas.gov.au/browse/Health/Sexual+and+reproductive+health/Pregnancy/

Pregnancy Counselling & Support Tasmania

http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/service_information/womens_health/pregnancy_counselling_and_support_tas_inc

SA

South Australian Health – Pregnancy

http://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/health+topics/health+topics+a+-+z/pregnancy

WA

Western Australian Government – Department of Health – Pregnancy

http://www.health.wa.gov.au/health_index/p/pregnancy.cfm

NT

Specific Territory Information was not available to provide, however please visit the National Pregnancy Support Services listed above or contact your local Health Department for information and links.

National Pregnancy Support Helpline - Darwin

1800 42 2213

Closing the Gap indigenous Pregnancy Support

http://www.fahcsia.gov.au/our-responsibilities/indigenous-australians/programs-services/families-children

SIDS & Kids Support Services

http://www.sidsandkids.org/

BREAST FEEDING SUPPORT

NATIONAL

Breastfeeding Association of Australia

https://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/

Phone 1800 686 268

QLD

QLD Health

http://www.health.qld.gov.au/breastfeeding/

NSW

Lactation Consultants of Australia & New Zealand (NSW)

http://www.lcanz.org/

ACT

ACT Government Health Services - Women, Youth & Children Health

http://www.health.act.gov.au/&pid=1115186444

VIC

Royal Women’s Hospital Breastfeeding Support

http://www.thewomens.org.au/breastfeedingsupport

TAS

Tasmanian Breastfeeding Coalition

http://www.breastfeedingtas.org/

Tasmanian Lactation Consultants

(03) 6243 0000

SA

Child & Family Health Services S.A

Phone: 1300 733 606

Women's & Children's Hospital Adelaide – Breastfeeding Unit

(08) 8161 7958

WA

Breastfeeding Centre of Western Australia

http://kemh.health.wa.gov.au/services/breastfeeding/

Phone: (08) 9340 1844

Lactation Consultants

Phone: (08) 9443 2950

NT

Baby Sleep Help

Phone: (08) 8932 8754