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Karitane

Karitane provides support and education on the unique challenges of parenting to mums, dads and carers with children from birth to five years of age. This includes the topics of sleep and settling, establishing routines, feeding and nutrition, toddler behaviour and pre and post natal anxiety and depression.

Karitane services are evidence based and delivered by a caring and highly trained professional team of child and family health nurses, paediatricians, social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists offering complete holistic care.

Karitane's team guides, supports and educates families through a wide range of services including:

  • Early Parenting Store
  • Residential Services
  • Parenting Centres
  • Virtual Home Visits
  • Internet -Parent Child Interaction Therapy
  • Mental Health Services
  • Toddler Clinic
  • Community Programs

Referrals can be made by child and family health nurses, GPs or health/ community professionals online at www.karitane.com.au/referral

Have a parenting question? Call the Karitane Careline and speak to a friendly and experienced child and family health nurse on 1300 CARING (1300 227 464). Remember, Karitane is there for you every step of the way.

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Last reviewed: July 2019

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Sleep and Settling

There are many ways you can support your child going to sleep, finding the strategy that best suits you and your family can be challenging. At Karitane we use strategies which respond to your baby's cues.

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Adjusting to Parenthood

Becoming a parent is a time of change with new challenges and responsibilities. Stress and difficulties adjusting to being a parent can occur during pregnancy or postnatally.

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Wrapping your Baby

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Settling your Baby 0 6 mths - YouTube

This video discusses age appropriate sleep and settling strategies for babies 0-6mths. It includes safe sleeping, recognising and understanding your babys ...

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Depression and Anxiety

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How to wrap your baby | Sleep and Settling Technique - YouTube

Sleep and settling is the number one topic we are asked about at Karitane. Often it can be the reflexes of newborn babies that startle them to wake. As a hel...

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Bottle Feeding

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Settling your Baby 6 to 12 Months - YouTube

This video discusses age appropriate sleep and settling strategies for children 6 - 12 months that may assist your child settle. http://karitane.com.au/

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Crying Babies

Most babies have periods of crying which may last one to three hours, once or twice a day. When your baby is crying, it can be overwhelming to work out why, and understanding their needs can be very hard.

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Toddlers

The toddler years can be a challenging time for parents, as toddlers mature and begin to explore the world they will experience a whole new range of emotions which may be difficult for them to manage

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