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

Search results for: "Family Breakdown"

Need more information?

Co-parenting

Co-parenting is when you and your former partner share in raising your children after a divorce or breakup. Learn what the law says and how to resolve disputes.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Relationship breakdown and divorce

A relationship breakdown and divorce can be a distressing time for everyone involved. Here are some coping strategies to help you and your child through it.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Dealing with divorce and custody | Families | ReachOut Australia

Coming to terms with a divorce and the fact that your family is changing is really tough, but there are things you can do to help clarify your feelings about what’s happened.

Read more on ReachOut.com website

Separation and divorce

Separation and divorce presents many challenges and can be an extremely difficult time for all concerned.

Read more on Beyond Blue website

Normal differences and warning signs of a relationship breakdown — Relationships Australia

Why do relationships get into difficulties?

Read more on Relationships Australia website

Work-life balance: tips for your family | Raising Children Network

A good work-life balance is good for your children and good for you. It can even help prevent burnout at work. Here’s how to achieve work-life balance.

Read more on raisingchildren.net.au website

Step Families: Supporting your Children as Families are Blended and Living Arrangements Change

We have just introduced our child/ren to their new stepfamily/ies. What is the best way to support them as they adjust to so much change?

Read more on Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network (ACATLGN) website

When your grandchildren’s parents divorce | Raising Children Network

If your grandchildren’s parents separate or divorce, you might be worried about the whole family. Any support you can give will help them adjust to the change.

Read more on raisingchildren.net.au website

Family breakups - supporting children - Better Health Channel

betterhealth.vic.gov.au

Read more on Better Health Channel website

Support services for separated parents - Services Australia

We provide separated parents support and information to help with their family situation.

Read more on Medicare 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.