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COVID-19 information for women who are pregnant, breast feeding or planning a pregnancy
Joint statement between RANZCOG and ATAGI about COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant women
NSW Health - Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 for pregnant women and new parents. Find out about the risks for you and your baby, visiting the hospital, birthing, and post-natal care. Visitor restrictions are determined at a local level.
In Western Sydney, There are some conditions in place regarding visitors to our hospitals. Please see the WSLHD visitor information for updated advice including Important information for visitors to our hospitals
NSW Health- how the COVID-19 vaccine protects you & your baby (video)
World Health Organisation information about pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and COVID-19
Stay healthy and active during the COVID-19 pandemic with the support of Get Healthy coaches over the phone
at a time that suits you.
Sign up today to get started
SMS4dads now available in Western Sydney
To help new dads and dads-to-be, NSW Health and the University of Newcastle have partnered to deliver a free text message based service called SMS4dads.
It’s free to sign up and fathers will receive tools, tips and helpful links directly to their phone, until their baby is 12 months old.
Changes to care during COVID-19
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NSW Health Sexual Assault Services
Blacktown - (02) 9881 8700
Westmead Adults - (02) 8890 7940
Westmead Children - (02) 9845 2434
Crisis - (02) 9881 8000
Crisis and ongoing counselling for victims of sexual assault and their non-offending caregivers / family members. Court preparation and support. Medical / forensic examination support
National Sexual Assault, Domestic & Family Violence Counselling Service
1800 737 732
Telephone and online counselling and crisis intervention for anyone who has experienced (or is at risk of) sexual assault, domestic violence or family violence
Child & Family Counselling
1800 600 681
Services for adults and children, their parents and carers, who are experiencing emotional, social, behavioural and/or family relationship problems
WSLHD Domestic Violence Counselling Service
(02) 8890 7940
Provides on-going counselling to any person who is experiencing or has experienced domestic violence. Can facilitate access to a forensic medical service (for documentation of injuries for Police and Court)
Parent Line NSW
1300 1300 52
9am to 9pm Monday to Friday and 4pm to 9pm on weekends. A free telephone counselling and support service for parents and carers with children aged 0 to 18 who live in NSW.
Tresilian Parent's Help Line
1300 272 736
7am to 11am, 7 days. Nurses on the phone can help with advice around your baby's sleep, feeding and development, providing information tailored to your needs and circumstances.
1300 227 464 OR (02) 9794 2350
Monday – Thursday 8am - 9pm
Friday 8am – 4.30pm
Saturday 9am - 3.30pm
Do you have a parenting question about your 0 – 5 year old child? Child and family health nurse will support you with guidance and encouragement on your parenting journey.
The above are not emergency numbers. If your child is unwell or your question is of an urgent nature, call health direct on 1800 022 222 for medical advice or 000 for emergency.
To find more resources or to find health services for families click here.
If you need advice or have questions, call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080
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