Useful links for empowering parents of babies and children.
Useful and downloadable PDFs
Let’s talk about Sleep
Lauren is a local midwife who has extensive experience caring for families to and through the pregnancy, birth and parenting journey. Her passion to provide families with the tools to develop healthy bonds and secure attachments with their new additions, has led her to become a certified infant massage educator. Lauren enjoys combining her midwifery knowledge and expertise with teaching the many benefits of touch and effective massage sequences to build parental confidence, enrich connections, and communication and ultimately enhance the physical and emotional development of babies.
Cubcare is a specialist paediatric health care provider, that you can access from the comfort of your home. We have personally worked with a number of the doctors on the team, and we think this service is a wonderful alternative approach to after-hours care.
Children’s Health Queensland
Children’s Health Queensland is a great resource for parents to access fact sheets regarding common illnesses and injuries.
Private Midwife – Tapestry of Life
Lauren Williams has over 18 years of experience and can offer —
Initial Midwifery Consultation
Assist you to navigate and understand your maternity care options, provide early pregnancy information and overview of the pregnancy management for your chosen model of care. Order your first antenatal screening tests as required.
Pregnancy care appointments are provided in clinic throughout your antenatal journey. Scheduled visits from early to late pregnancy, with extras as required, Lauren can offer additional support alongside your primary carer or shared care options with your GP or a collaborating obstetrician for a private birth at the Mater Mothers.
Poisons Information Centre
Poisons information centre provides the general public and health professionals with up to date information regarding the management of poisoning or suspected poisoning.
Raising Children Network
Raising Children Network provides up to date, evidence based, scientifically validated information about raising children and caring for yourself as a parent or carer.
Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia
Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia is a registered charity and national support organisation that provides support and education to families managing allergy and anaphylaxis.
Kidsafe is the child accident prevention foundation of Australia – aiming to provide parents and carers with evidence-based and practical safety advice to prevent childhood injuries and accidental deaths.
PURPLE crying provides parents and carers with an understanding of expectations of normal periods of crying for a young infant.
Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia provides support for mothers, fathers and families who are affected by anxiety and / or depression during pregnancy and in the first year of parenthood. This site has wonderful resources for men and women to navigate the journey.
Centre of Perinatal Excellence provides support for the emotional challenges of becoming a parent.
Brisbane Kids is the official guide to child friendly Brisbane. A range of different workshops / activities and events all in one place.