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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.

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Maternity services in rural NSW

Find out what maternity services are available in rural or remote NSW

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What does a child health nurse do?

A child health nurse supports you as a parent once you are home from hospital with a newborn baby. Discover more about their role and how they can help you.

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Infant health record

Your baby’s infant health record is an important book in which to record details of their health, growth and development. Ensure you take it to all your baby’s appointments. Find out more here.

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Child health centres

Child health centres in Australia offer free community services that specialise in the health of mothers and babies. They provide expert help, information and advice.

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Maternal and Child Health (MACH) | Health

The Maternal and Child Health (MACH) nurses support new parents with information and health advice. Our nurses are Registered Nurses and hold additional qualifications in maternal, child and family health.

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Pregnancy care for Aboriginal families - brochure - Maternal, child and family health

The Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Health Service (AMIHS) is a free community based maternity service that provides pregnancy and baby care for up to 8 weeks for Aboriginal families in NSW.

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Child and family health: Frequently asked questions - Maternal, child and family health

Child and family health: Frequently asked questions.

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Dads know breast is best - video - Maternal, child and family health

​​Developed and produced by South Western Sydney Local Health District (SWSLHD), with funding from NSW Kids and Families, this video was made in collaboration with a group of local Aboriginal men, and encourages Aboriginal fathers to support their partner in breastfeeding their babies

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Pregnancy and infant loss - Health professionals and community - Maternal, child and family health

A brochure for health professionals and community with resources and information on supporting parents in their grief and loss following a pregnancy or infant loss.

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