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Pregnancy Support Library

The Pregnancy Support Library

Here, you will find connections to other websites to support you throughout your pregnancy and the birth of your baby. It includes links to women’s health networks and businesses with a focus on providing support to women.

PRE-PREGNANCY

Private Health Funds – Check with your personal provider the level of obstetric cover you have.
Fertility Specialist – Dr Chandrika Parmar
Fertility Specialist – Dr Manuela Toledo
Fertility Specialist – Dr Jim Tsaltas

PREGNANCY

Due Date Calculator – Calculate the estimated date of your baby’s birth
Babynames – For help deciding on a name for your baby.
Private Maternity Hospital – St Vincent’s Private Hospital 
Fitwise Physio – Pregnancy Fitness
Hormones in Pregnancy – Learn about hormones and role they play in your pregnancy and birth.

CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION

Online Classes – Nourish
Hypnobirthing – Kathy Waddington
Hypnobirthing – Karen McNeil
For Dads – A class for expectant dads to learn how to best support their partner during pregnancy and birth.

POST-NATAL/EARLY PARENTING

PANDA – Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia supports women, men and families across Australia affected by anxiety and depression during pregnancy and in the first year of parenthood.
COPE – Providing support for the emotional challenges of becoming a parent
Breastfeeding Support
Multiple Births Association – For parents of multiples
Infant Massage – Baby massage is a great way to connect with your baby and can help with settling.
Baby car seats – For help with car seat fittings and knowing what to use for your baby.

GYNAECOLOGY

Continence Foundation of Australia
Pelvic Floor – Improving your pelvic floor
Cervical Screening – What is the cervical screening test?

WOMEN’S HEALTH SUPPORT NETWORKS

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health
Breastscreen Victoria

THINGS WE LOVE

Tigertime – Sensory and play based learning
Caring Mums – Holistic, emotional support for mums of new babies and mums-to-be
Babysomnia – Baby settling
Bio Bambino – Organic Baby food


Download the free Pregnancy Handbook for more information about pregnancy and birth.