Support Services

Newborn Baby Support

Support for parents of newborns and babies including breastfeeding, sleep & settling, baby massage, rashes, baby health, nutrition and Mums health in Wollongong / Illawarra

Southern Healthcare Specialists - excellence in paediatric care across sleeping & feeding issues, speech delays, autism, anxiety and more.

Location: Corrimal
Phone: (02) 4252 7333   Mobile:
Ages: Babies - up to adults   Days / Hours: Monday to Friday from 8.30am - 5pm
Southern Healthcare Specialists strive to provide excellent quality care to the Illawarra in the areas of Paediatrics,/Feeding Clinic, specialised assessment for children who have suspected Autism Spectrum Disorder, Speech Pathology, Sleeping Difficulties, EEG clinic (for cases of suspected epilepsy, head injury, disorders etc), Occupational Therapy for kids and much more.
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The Illawarra Early Parenting Centre - Figtree Private Hospital. Support Service for Parents. How to take a BREATHER as a new parent. PLUS - Signup for the Parenting Blog Series

Location: Figtree
Phone: (02) 4255 5000   Mobile:
Ages: Six weeks to 2 years of age   Days / Hours: Five day inpatient program (Monday – Saturday)
While it can be hard at times to look after yourself when you are trying to look after others - especially a child - it's important to take time out when you need. The Illawarra Early Parenting Centre’s popular early intervention program, has helped hundreds of families to establish effective infant sleep, settling and feeding routines. A safe haven for parents and babies who are having a difficult time – a place where parents will be supported with compassion and guidance in their efforts to care for their little ones.
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Coal Coast Pregnancy and Baby Expo! FREE Advance Registraton Tickets. Launch Event: 12 December, 2020

Location: Wollongong
Phone:    Mobile: 0423 442 243
Ages: For mamas and mamas-to-be!   Days / Hours: Launch Event: 12 December, 2020
We want to help you on your journey, by bringing together the best pregnancy, baby and toddler businesses all in one place! Even better, you will have the opportunity to feel, touch and actually see their products, or ask questions in person. You will have confidence that you will be ready for your baby and ready to tackle the ever-changing toddler years.
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Dr Emma Tetstall- Specialist Obstetrician & Gynaecologist with a focus on women-centred obstetric care in the Illawarra

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4271 5440   Mobile:
Ages:    Days / Hours: Please contact Dr Tetstall's Consulting Rooms for available appointment times.
Dr Emma Tetstall is a specialist Obstetrician, Gynaecologist and Ultrasound Specialist who practices women-centred obstetric care and has additional qualifications for management of high risk obstetrics, ultrasound and prenatal diagnosis. After completing her Ultrasound Fellowship she has returned to the area to raise her family.
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Dr Lionel Reyftmann - Illawarra Gynaecologist, Specialising in Care and Treatment of Infertility

Location: Wollongong
Phone: (02) 4227 6589    Mobile: (02) 4227 6589
Ages: All ages   Days / Hours: Monday - Friday from 9am to 5pm
Dr Lionel Reyftmann offers Gynaecology Services and Specialised Care of Infertility Cases with GENEA, the world leader in fertility and reproductive medicine & technology. Associate Professor Reyftmann is now looking to help more couples find the root cause of infertility problems and treat them appropriately so they too can enjoy the joys of parenthood.
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​BabySafe Child Restraints Wollongong - Ensure your child's car seat is SAFE and fitted correctly / Authorised Child Car Seat Fitter / Capsule Fitter / Pram Cleaning. Mobile service.

Location: Now offering a mobile-based service in the Wollongong area.
Phone: 1300 44 2229   Mobile: 0434 630 945
Ages: Baby capsules - child car seats   Days / Hours: Mobile-based service
Did you know over 80% of child restraints are incorrectly installed? For over 7 years, Babysafe have been ensuring children are travelling safely on our roads while offering the most up to date advice to families regarding safe travel, seat configurations and any other 'child restraint' related questions. Babysafe Wollongong can professionally install, adjust, rotate and inspect your child restraint without you even having to leave the house.
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Jump Start Kids Physiotherapy - Paediatric physiotherapy clinic for children of all ages. Wollongong/Illawarra region. Baby head checks / posture checks for school aged children.

Location: Wollongong clinic. Mobile clinic to Wollongong, Illawarra and South Coast regions.
Phone: 0491 601 554   Mobile: 0491 601 554
Ages: Specialised paediatric physiotherapy for babies, children and teens​. From newborns to 21 years of age.    Days / Hours: Monday - Thursday from 8am to 6pm
We are a specialised paediatric physiotherapy clinic providing tailored treatments for children of all ages in the Wollongong and Illawarra region.We now also offer a service for parents to check the head shape of their babies as it is very common to get flat spots on the back of babies heads. We also offer two valuable additional services to parents below: checking the correct head shape of babies and postural assessments for school age children.
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One-pager of useful numbers / local support services for Illawarra based parents. For the fridge door!

Location: Illawarra
Phone: (02) 4255 5000 for Early Parenting Centre   Mobile:
Ages: For all Illawarra and local parents   Days / Hours:
there many organisations and services that can provide practical and emotional support to help you navigate your path through parenting and caring for your little one. It's a one pager summary of useful numbers and local support services available to Illawarra Families. Print and it pop on your fridge!
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Anne's Mums and Bubs

All areas Illawarra & Wollongong NSW 2500
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Mobile:
0409 288 078

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Australian Breastfeeding Association Illawarra

Various locations around the Illawarra NSW
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Days Available:
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Bassinets and Beyond

Helensburgh, Nowra, Illawarra and Southern Highlands NSW
Contact:
Elizabeth

Phone:
0400 323 001  

Mobile:

Ages:
0-6 months

Days Available:
Monday to Saturday

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Beer and Bubs Childbirth Education Dads and Birth Partners

Currently online Wollongong Nsw
Contact:
Natalie Harris

Phone:
0409 860 775  

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Corinne Harris of Angelic Births

Servicing the Illawarra Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Corrine Harris

Phone:
0433 327 029  

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Illawarra South Coast Multiple Births Association


Contact:
Sharyn Sellers

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Ages:
0-10

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Louise David Midwife & Lactation Consultant

Home visits servicing the Illawarra and Wollongong NSW 2500
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Phone:
0402 704 826  

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Mahanidis Chiropractic

39 Osborne Street Wollongong NSW 2500
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(02) 4226 5632  

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The Illawarra Doula

Wollongong NSW 2500
Contact:
Amelia Coleman

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Mobile:
0416 180 207

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Days Available:
7 days a week

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Wollongong Baby Capsule Rental

Port Kembla Hospital, 89-91 Cowper St Port Kembla NSW 2505
Contact:

Phone:
02 4223 8029  

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Important Numbers

24hr Health Line
1800 022 222

Poisons Information
13 11 26

Parent Line NSW
1300 130 052

Medicare
13 20 11

Pregnancy, Birth & Baby Helpline
1800 882 436

Australian Breastfeeding Ass.
1800 686 2 686 222

Tresillian Help Line
1300 272 736

Mental Health Line
1800 011 511 (24 hours, 7 days)

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