Suggested Reading

Baby Love by Robin Barker

Up the Duff by Kaz Cooke

Hypnobirthing, A Celebration of Life by Marie Mongan

Your New Baby and Healthy Pregnancy by Dr Miriam Stoppard

The Contented Little Baby by Gina Ford.

Birth Skills by Juju Sundin

Born to Breastfeed by Rowena Gray

What to Expect When You’re Expecting Heidi Murkoff

The Wonder Weeks Hetty Van De Rijt

Postnatal Problems

Australian Breastfeeding Association Helpline (24hrs a day) 1800 686 2686

Frances Perry Breastfeeding Drop in Centre (babies up to 4 weeks old) 9344 5300

Frances Perry Breastfeeding Day Stay (7hrs) (babies up to 3 months old) 9344 5300

Frances Perry Settling Classes (2.5hrs) 9344 5300

The Women’s Hospital Breastfeeding Education and Support — Mon–Fri 8am–4.30pm 8345 2400

Postnatal Support


Beyond Blue 

Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE) 

Gidget Foundation

Newborn Care

Nurse on Call 1300 606 024

The RCH has a great app with fact sheets available on their website and a helpful podcast.

The Medicare app is useful for when claims don’t go through (No Centrelink ques)

13 SICK is useful when your usual GP surgery is closed

Raising Children 

The Royal Womens Hospital 

Australian Breastfeeding Association 

Red Nose 

Additional Supports

Birth Trauma Australia

Miscarriage and Infant Loss

The Pink Elephant Support Network 


The Compassionate Friends Victoria 

Red Nose


Frances Perry Classes contact FPH for their new classes Childbirth and Early Parenting Program 

Parents You’ve Got This

The Parents You’ve Got This program offers pre and post-birth education in person and virtually. Classes are led by experts and are designed to guide, support and empower you on your journey from pregnancy right through to the early primary school years.


Parents You’ve Got This also has an incredible free podcast featuring Dr Peter Jurcevic. The Expert Guide to Parenthood Podcast

Nutritionist Donna Aston My Body Masterclass podcast