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Indigenous families

Helping your baby grow from 0 to 5 years

Understanding how your baby will grow is important for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents.

Keeping kids strong and healthy

Information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents on how to raise strong and healthy kids.

Family health services for you and your baby

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services focus on good health for both mothers and their children.

Support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families deal with a complex set of reasons for why extra support is needed for raising happy, healthy children.

Call us and speak to a Maternal Child Health Nurse for personal advice and guidance.

Need further advice or guidance from our maternal child health nurses?

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