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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, visitor restrictions for maternity are the same for the rest of the hospital. Please see the WSLHD visitor information for updated advice.
COVID-19 during pregnancy
COVID-19 and birthing procedures
World Health Organisation information about pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and COVID-19
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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)
If you need advice or have questions, call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080
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