What were we thinking?
The Monash University with funding by the federal government created this one stop shop for new parents – highly recommended
This easy to navigate website is a top notch mental health and well-being resource for kids, teens, young adults and their parents
Pregnancy birth baby
Pregnancy, Birth and Baby is funded by the Australian Government and operated by Healthdirect Australia. Access information and services or contact a maternal child health nurse from this innovative website.
Nisha Brown PhD @ Offspring Child Health Specialists in Hawthorn
Affectionately known among the GPs at CHMG as ‘the baby whisperer’, Nisha helps babies and their families with a wide variety of issues relating to early infant development (e.g. movement, social engagement, behavioural cues, self-regulation, settling and sleep, and coping with everyday activities with sensitive babies
Zero to Three
A rich source of high quality information on infant and early childhood development, health, and learning as well as parenting from leaders in the fields of medicine, mental health, social science research and child development. Navigate from ‘Explore our topics’
The Circle of Security International
COS provides deep insights into the emotional needs of infants, children, adolescents and their parents. For a lovely introduction click on ‘Circle of security animation’ under ‘English’.
COS is founded on attachment theory and has been validated in numerous trials all over the world
A brilliant website by the Parent-Infant Research Institute (PIRI) in partnership with Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA). It contains links to great self help resources like ‘What were we thinking!’ and ‘Baby Steps’ which are excellent online resources for new mums and dads which help to identify and resolve concerns and difficulties regarding parenting new babies. They also have self assessment tools and inks to Apps like MindMum and MumMoodBooster.