Pregnancy and Birth


AHPRA- Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Check your health practitioner is registered


Australian Breastfeeding Association

Community based self-help group offers information, counselling, and support services, on breastfeeding issues.


Health Services Commissioner

The Office of the Health Services Commissioner is being replaced with a new office of the Health Complaints Commissioner (HCC) from 1 February 2017.

This change follows the passing of the Health Complaints Act 2016 (Vic) in April 2016, which sets out new powers and a more flexible and efficient approach to complaints handling for Victoria’s health complaints body.


Homebirth Australia

Homebirth Australia is the peek national body for homebirth in Australia. It consists of consumers, midwives and related health professionals committed to ensuring the survival of homebirth as an option for Australian women.


Midwife Blogger: Midwife Thinking: Dr Rachel Reed


PANDA- Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia

PANDA provides the only specialist national perinatal mental health telephone counselling service.


 Victorian Health Services Performance

Here you can find statistical information on Victoria’s Public Hospitals and Health Services.

 


  Well Adjusted Babies: Book

I love this book written by Australian Chiropractor, Dr Jennifer Barham-Floriani and have given away more copies than I care to recall. It is such a holistic well researched book and covers information from pregnancy to birth to early childhood.