Links

Baby, Child & Family Health

Karitane
Karitane provides support and education for parents, families on a range of issues concerning infants and children from birth to five (5) years of age. 

Kidsafe NSW
Provides important tips on keeping kids safe, at home, in the playground, on the roads and around water, with guidelines for different ages and stages.

Raising Children Network Australia
Supported by the Australian Government, this website is the complete Australian resource for parenting newborns to teens, including managing children with special needs.

Cradle 2 Kindy
Cradle 2 Kindy Parenting Solutions provides a professional, personal parenting coach to help empower parents with children from birth to five years. This optimum service includes tips for breastfeeding, newborn care, settling techniques, routines, behavioural management and follow up; bringing confidence to parenting.

Breastfeeding

Australian Breastfeeding Association
The Australian Breastfeeding Association is a large community-based self-help group, recognised as a leading authority on breastfeeding management. The Association provides innovative counselling and support services to the community and health sector throughout Australia

Fertility

Your Fertility
This website discusses the factors that affect fertility and explains what you can do to maximise your chances of conceiving.

Gestational Diabetes

Diabetes Australia
Diabetes Australia is the national peak body for diabetes in Australia. A non-profit organisation, Diabetes Australia works in partnership with diabetes consumer organisations, health professionals, educators and researchers to minimise the impact of diabetes in the Australian community. Diabetes Australia is committed to turning diabetes around through awareness, prevention, detection, management and the search for a cure

Glycemic Index

GI Symbol
Glycemic Index Foundation website provides the latest research and information about GI as well as tips on shopping for low GI foods.

Sydney University GI Website

This site answers all your questions about glycemic index (GI) – what is it, why is it important and how is it tested? You can search for the GI value of your favourite foods, find out more about the GI symbol program, check out the GI books available and subscribe to their GI newsletter.

Sydney University GI Newsletter
Subscribe to keep up to date with the latest research in relation to GI as well as nutrition tips, recipes and new food products.

Nutrition & Healthy Eating

Dietitians Association of Australia
Whether you are pregnant, breastfeeding or trying to conceive, an Accredited Practising Dietitian can help to assess your needs and provide you with individualised dietary advice. Visit this site to find an APD in your area.

Australia’s Healthy Weight Week
This website provides information, tips and resources to help you lose weight and keep it off.

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Association of Australia (POSAA)
POSAA is a national support and advocacy group for women diagnosed with PCOS, their partners and families.

Jean Hailes – Managing PCOS
The Jean Hailes Foundation for Womens Health provides information, programs and resources to improve the health of Australian women. Their dedicated PCOS website contains detailed information about the diagnosis and management of PCOS, including lifestyle changes.

Postnatal Depression

Beyond Blue
Beyond Blue, the national depression initiative, have a comprehensive section on Postnatal Depression (PND) on their website with information on how to recognise the symptoms, how to help someone with PND, the risk factors, treatments and how to stay well when you have PND. You can complete a checklist to see if you are at risk, and download information booklets and fact sheets. 

Post and Antenatal Depression Association
PANDA provide information, education, resources and support to women suffering from postnatal depression. Their website provides information on PND, fact sheets to download and information on where to get support. They also have a telephone information and support line.

Recipes

Gestational Diabetes Recipes
Lisa Taylor is a mum who created this site after having GDM herself. Her aim is to inspire, motivate & support you to cook & eat well during your pregnancy with GDM & beyond.

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