Fiore Mama Post Natal Resources

 

IT TAKES A VILLAGE 

LOCAL SUPPORT, INFORMATION AND GROUPS FOR POST NATAL & EARLY PARENTING IN THE BAW BAW/GIPPSLAND REGION


Parenting Support

Olivias Place

Olivia’s Place is a pregnancy and early parenting resource centre in the heart of Warragul catering to the needs of families in the Baw Baw Shire & beyond.

34 Queen Street Warragul 3820

Call: 56221022

http://oliviasplace.org.au

https://www.facebook.com/OliviasPlaceWarragul

Parentline

Parentline is a state wide telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents and carers with children from birth to eighteen years. It is a confidential and anonymous service.

Call: 13 22 89 – 8am to midnight 7 days a week

http://www.parentline.vic.gov.au

Baw Baw Shire Maternal Child and Family Health 

Call: 0356242540

http://www.bawbawshire.vic.gov.au/Our-Community/Children-and-Families/Maternal-Child-and-Family-Health/Locations-of-Maternal-and-Child-Health-Centres

Latrobe Community Health Service – Early Parenting Day Stay Program

Call: 1800 242 696

A centre-based short term support and practical advice program is available to families living in Gippsland experiencing difficulties or crisis in caring for their infants and children 0 to 3 years old. Areas of concern may include feeding, settling & sleep, challenging toddler behaviour, family stress & conflict and mild to moderate postnatal depression.

Address 81-87 Buckley Street, Morwell VIC 3840


Breastfeeding Support

Australian Breastfeeding Association

The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) runs the National Breastfeeding Helpline Call: 1800 mum 2 mum (1800 686 268). 

The Breastfeeding Helpline is available 7 days a week. It is staffed by trained, volunteer counsellors on a roster system who answer calls in their own homes. As Australia’s leading authority on breastfeeding, we support, educate and advocate for a breastfeeding inclusive society.

Breastfeeding Help line  1800 686 268

https://www.breastfeeding.asn.au

https://www.facebook.com/ozbreastfeeding/?fref=ts

Casey-Cardinia Group 

casey.cardiniaaba@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/groups/186453341395453/

Latrobe Group

latrobe.aba@gmail.com

https://www.facebook.com/groups/83777853788/

West Gipplsand Hospital Breast Feeding Support

Call: (03) 5623 0672

Empowering Birth and Breastfeeding

Cristy Russell

Independent Breastfeeding Counsellor

Call: 0417 352 912

http://www.empoweringbirthandbreastfeeding.com/breastfeeding-support

https://www.facebook.com/empoweringbirthandbreastfeeding/


Sleep and Settling help

sleep sisters

Melbourne Based, but will travel.

We help families in their homes, we give confidence, routine, structure and for some sanity. We also aim for good sleep patterns for babies and parents!!

Call:  0434 019 895

help@sleepsisters.com.au

http://www.sleepsisters.com.au/

https://www.facebook.com/sleepsistersmelb/

Gippsland Sleep Angel

I am here to provide you with emotional and educational support to help your baby or toddler with their sleep needs in the comfort and safety of your home – Nicole Bugeja.

Call 0458 631 677

https://www.facebook.com/GippslandSleepAngel/

Warragul Osteopathic Clinic

Call: 03 5622 0237

Bringing home a new baby is the most precious and sacred time in many people’s lives.  But for some families it can be also be very stressful if baby has difficulty sleeping or feeding, and it can affect the whole family.  Our osteopaths are highly trained and have lots of experience in treating babies from birth. Our osteopaths will gently check your baby’s pelvis, spine and head to see how they are coping with the physical pressures of labour and birth.

http://www.warragulosteopathicclinic.com.au

24 Gladstone Street, Warragul, Victoria 3820

Tiny Toes Infant massage with Gemma Torney 

Learn to calm and bond with your precious one confidently by learning the essential skills of touch relaxation & full body relaxation massage, wind, colic & constipation massage and Lymphatic exercises. Helps reduce crying, irritability, improves sleep patterns and promotes relaxation

Call: 0487266007

https://www.facebook.com/tinytoesinfantmassage/

www.buddhahands.com.au


Maternal and Infant Health/Family Day Care/Play Groups

Baw Baw Shire Maternal Child and Family Health 

Call 0356242540

http://www.bawbawshire.vic.gov.au/Our-Community/Children-and-Families/Maternal-Child-and-Family-Health/Locations-of-Maternal-and-Child-Health-Centres

Play Group Victoria

Call: toll free 1800 171 882 (within Victoria) https://www.playgroup.org.au

Family Day Care – Baw Baw Shire

Call: 5625 0216

Baw Baw Family Day Care

Warragul Playgroup

Call: (03) 5624 2540

A place for families with children under 5 can interact with other children in a safe and friendly environment.

Buddha Hands

Call: 0409 389 283

Buddha Hands Playgroup encourages child led play, providing natural materials, soothing surroundings and incorporates yoga and meditation into your toddlers play. Buddha Hands provides a play space aimed at the natural parenting family, introducing Steiner and Montessori principles in a safe and gentle environment. Currently aimed at 0-4 years of age. $10 weekly attendance fee.

Buddha Hands Family Meditation Centre.Shop 2, 1 Victoria Street – McLennans Arcade, Warragul, 3820

www.buddahands.com.au


Post Natal Depression / Grief and Loss

PANDA Post and Antenatal Depression Association Inc

Call: 1300 726 306 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 7pm) 

Website http://www.panda.org.au

PANDA is a Victorian, not-for-profit, self-help organisation that provides confidential information, support and referral to anyone affected by post and antenatal mood disorders, including partner and extended family members.

Monday to Friday; 9am to 7pm

SANDS – Still Birth & Neonatal Death Support Inc

Call: 1300 072 637

Website http://www.sandsvic.org.au/

SANDS provide immediate and ongoing support to bereaved parents, families and friends.

SANDS Local Support Group

Anne Bowers on abowers@sands.org.au or

phone the Sands Vic Office on 03 9874 5400.

Maternal and Child Health Help Line

24 hours / 7 days a week

Call: 13 22 29

The Compassionate Friends Grief and Loss 

Call: 1800 641 091 (24 hours a day grief support)

Website http://www.compassionatefriendsvictoria.org.au

The Compassionate Friends offers support in the grief and trauma which follows the death of a child at any age and from any cause. Visit the website for further information and resources.

SIDS & Kids

Call 1800 240 400 (24 hours / 7 days a week)

http://www.sidsandkidseastcoast.org

SIDS and Kids Victoria offers services to those affected by the death of a child who dies suddenly and unexpectedly from 20 weeks gestation to six years of age, regardless of the cause of death. The children may have died from SIDS, stillbirth, drowning, motor vehicle accident, fire, sudden onset illness, homicide or in some other way.

Red Nose Grief and Loss

Talk in person, 24 hours a day,

Call: 1300 308 307

https://rednosegriefandloss.com.au


Baby Wearing

Baw Baw Baby Wearers at Olivia’s Place

Call: 56221022

http://oliviasplace.org.au

https://www.facebook.com/OliviasPlaceWarragul

http://babywearingvictoria.org.au/2016/07/20/baw-baw-babywearers/

Baby Wearing Victoria

http://babywearingvictoria.org.au


Baby Capsule Hire/Fitting

Baw Baw residents can hire baby capsules for babies from birth to six months of age. The capsules are clean and fully sanitised and include all accessories for safe installation.

Call: 5625 0201

Capsules are $100.00 to hire, included in this is a $40.00 refundable deposit. Bookings are essential. For more information or collection arrangements please contact Family Day Care team on 5625 0201 or visit the Family and Children’s Services Centre, 144 Normanby Street, Warragul.

Vic Roads

13 11 71


Osteopath, Physio, Remedial Massage, Yoga

Nourish n Flourish ~ Yoga, Birthing and Beyond

Samantha Whitaker

Call: 0406601686

http://nourishnflourish.com.au

Warragul Osteopath Clinic

Call 03 5622 0237

Warragul Osteopathic Clinic

24 Gladstone Street, Warragul, Victoria 3820

Baw Baw Physio/Pilates

Call: 5625 1631 

https://bawbawphysio.com.au

Princes Way Clinic
21A Princes Way
Drouin, VIC 3818

Fiore Massage & Fiore Mama

Call: 0418577205

24/7 online bookings https://fiore.cliniko.com/bookings

Rachael Elswyk ~ Remedial Massage Therapist

http://www.fioremassage.com

NurtureLife (Pregnancy Massage Australia) Practitioner

Post Natal Remedial Massage

Benkung Belly Binding

PostNatal Doula

Placenta Encapsulation

Child-birthing Year Education & Support


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