Need to talk? Call 1800 882 436.
It's a free call with a maternal child health nurse. *call charges may apply from your mobile

Is it an emergency? Dial 000
If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately.

beginning of content


Tresillian is Australia's largest Early Parenting organisation offering mums and dads practical, hands on advice with their baby, toddler or pre-schooler.

While a new baby brings amazing joy, even the most capable parents have times when they lack confidence in their own abilities and need reassurance and support. Whether it’s getting baby to sleep through the night, breastfeeding advice, assistance with toddler behaviour or coping with anxiety and postnatal depression, our highly skilled staff work closely with both partners to build a strong, positive foundation for family life.

Families can now Self Refer, or book into Tresillian services directly, by calling the Tresillian Parent’s Help Line on 1300 272 736. We have Tresillian Centres in metropolitan Sydney at Willoughby, Wollstonecraft, Nepean, Canterbury, in regional NSW at Dubbo, Lismore, Wagga Wagga, Taree, Queanbeyan, Coffs Harbour, and Broken Hill, in the ACT and Albury Wodonga, Victoria. If you’re needing support with your baby or a parenting issue, talk to one of our experienced Nurses about which service is best suited to your needs.

Day Services

Visit one of our Centres for the morning or afternoon with your baby and partner to work through your needs. We can also provide access to psychology support. This is a free service.

Residential Services

Stay for 4-nights or 5-days at a Tresillian Centre with your partner. Costs are covered by Medicare or your private Health Fund and psychology support is available.

Telehealth Virtual Consultations/Parent Groups

The pandemic has made many parents feel overwhelmed, stressed and anxious. If you need to talk to someone, contact us either from your phone, tablet or computer. Tresillian Telehealth Virtual Consultations and Parents Groups are available now and are free of charge.

SleepWellBaby App

The NSW Government recently announced FREE access to the SleepWellBaby App, powered by Tresillian, during COVID-19, for all parents living in NSW with a baby aged newborn to 12 months of age. Tresillian’s SleepWellBaby App supports families by providing trusted, targeted advice, tracking tools and tips on key parenting concerns including sleep, settling, development and feeding. It can be downloaded at or the App store.

Recommended links

This information was originally published on healthdirect - Tresillian.

Last reviewed: June 2020

Information from this partner

Found 48 results

Outreach home visiting service| Tresillian

Tresillian Outreach is a free child and family health home visiting service that provides a maximum of three visits to families with adjustment to parenting issues and associated parenting difficulties. This service is available to those families that reside in the Inner West and Lower North Shore areas of Sydney.

Read more on Tresillian website

Day Stay | Tresillian

Tresillian Day Stay is a free service providing a maximum of three day-long appointments at a Tresillian Centre, for parents with early parenting concerns such as adjustment to parenting and associated parenting difficulties.

Read more on Tresillian website

Settling Your Crying Baby | Tresillian

Crying is a signal (cue) that lets you know that your baby needs help and support. Tresillian offers advice on helping you and your baby cope during crying periods.

Read more on Tresillian website

Tips for New Parents | Tresillian

Your health and happiness are important for your baby’s health and wellbeing. Read our top tips to help care for yourself and your partner while looking after baby!

Read more on Tresillian website

Toilet Training & Potty Training | Tresillian

Learning to use the toilet is a big step for a toddler. Find out when to start training and tips on how to help children become confident with using the loo on their own.

Read more on Tresillian website

9-12 Month Old Baby Activities & Play Ideas | Tresillian

There are lots of enjoyable activities you can do with your baby. Remember you are their favourite play object. Here are our tips for playing with your baby.

Read more on Tresillian website

Parent's Help Line | Tresillian

Get in touch with our Parent Help Line for any questions or advice on breastfeeding and settling your baby, as well as dealing with post-natal depression and nutrition.

Read more on Tresillian website

Baby Bath & Baby Massage Tips | Tresillian

Tips and advice on how to introduce your baby to bath time and relax your baby with massage. Find answers to common questions and helpful guidance.

Read more on Tresillian website

Baby Advice & Parenting Tips | Tresillian

Check out Tresillian's top tips and advice on the best way to approach issues such as settling baby, breastfeeding, baby’s feed, play and sleep routine and more.

Read more on Tresillian website

Daily Routines For Newborn, Baby & Toddler| Tresillian

The feed, play, sleep routine is the core structure of your baby’s day but changes as your baby grows and develops. Find tips according to your baby's age.

Read more on Tresillian website

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?

This information is for your general information and use only and is not intended to be used as medical advice and should not be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any medical condition, nor should it be used for therapeutic purposes.

The information is not a substitute for independent professional advice and should not be used as an alternative to professional health care. If you have a particular medical problem, please consult a healthcare professional.

Except as permitted under the Copyright Act 1968, this publication or any part of it may not be reproduced, altered, adapted, stored and/or distributed in any form or by any means without the prior written permission of Healthdirect Australia.