Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

Resources and information to support women as they navigate pregnancy, birth, postnatal recovery and early parenthood.

Royal Women’s Hospital
The Royal Women’s Hospital provide evidenced-based information, resources and services to support women throughout pregnancy and birth.
www.thewomens.org.au/health-information/pregnancy-and-birth

Pregnancy Birth & Baby
Pregnancy, Birth and Baby is a national Australian Government service providing support and information for expecting parents and parents of children, from birth to 5 years of age.
www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au

Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Association
PANDA – Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia supports women, men and families across Australia affected by anxiety and depression during pregnancy and in the first year of parenthood
www.panda.org.au


Australasian Birth Trauma Association
Information, resources and peer support service for women who have experienced birth trauma
www.birthtrauma.org.au

Heart Foundation
Women who have experienced preeclampsia or hypertensive disorders of pregnancy are at increased risk of experiencing chronic hypertension, heart disease and stroke. Find information and resources to assist in reducing this risk.
www.heartfoundation.org.au


Australian Breastfeeding Association
The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is Australia’s peak breastfeeding information and support service. Breastfeeding is a practical, learned skill and ABA helps more than 80,000 mothers each year.
www.breastfeeding.asn.au

Raisingchildren.net.au
Raisingchildren.net.au, provide free, reliable, up-to-date and independent information to help your family grow and thrive together. A non-commercial resource which is funded by the Australian Government and reviewed by experts.
www.raisingchildren.net.au

Families of Premature Infants

Resources, information, supports and services for families who have had a baby born prematurely.

Life’s Little Treasures Foundation
Australia’s foremost charity dedicated to providing support, friendship and information, specifically tailored for families of premature or sick babies.
www.lifeslittletreasures.org.au

The Australian Preterm Birth Prevention Alliance
The Australian Preterm Birth Prevention Alliance is a national alliance of clinical leaders, researchers, health departments, and communities working together to lower the rate of preterm birth across the country.
www.pretermalliance.com.au

Miracle Babies Foundation
Supporting families of premature and sick newborns cared for by Liverpool Hospital’s Department of Newborn Care.
www.miraclebabies.org.au

Tiny Sparks WA

Tiny Sparks WA is Western Australia’s premier charity for high-risk pregnancies and babies born sick or premature.
www.tinysparkswa.org.au

Preterm Infants’ Parents’ Association
Supporting families dealing with the Premature birth of their baby in Queensland and Northern New South Wales.
www.pipa.org.au

Early Birds
Earlybirds premium range of premature baby clothing is designed for babies in NICU, Special Care and for going home. Designed for babies 800g and over.
www.earlybirds.com.au

International Preeclampsia Organisations

International organisations providing information, support and research into preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

New Zealand
NZ Action on Preeclampsia
www.nzapec.com

United Kingdom
UK Action on Preeclampsia
www.apec.org.uk

United States of America
American Preeclampsia Foundation
www.preeclampsia.org

 

Grieving Families

Support and care for families who have experienced pregnancy loss, stillbirth or infant death.

Red Nose
Red Nose help save little lives through research and education and support families affected by the death of a baby or child.
www.rednosegriefandloss.org.au

SANDS
Australian support group for families in all stages of pregnancy loss and newborn death
www.sands.org.au

The Compassionate Friends Society
The Compassionate Friends in Australia have been set up as as state-based organisations for the delivery of services to grieving parents and families. The role of TCF Australia is to provide coordination and communication support to the state-based organisations.

www.thecompassionatefriends.org.au

Bears of Hope
Pregnancy Loss Australia (formerly known as Teddy Love Club) is a national support program for bereaved families who suffer the loss of their baby or babies from miscarriage, stillbirth, termination for foetal abnormality and neonatal loss through our early support program and professional support services.
www.bearsofhope.org.au

Heartfelt
Heartfelt is a volunteer organisation of professional photographers dedicated to giving the gift of photographic memories to families who have experienced stillbirth or have children with serious or life-threatening illness.
www.heartfelt.org.au

Health Professionals

The latest research and evidenced-based resources for health professionals caring for and supporting women with preeclampsia, HELLP syndrome and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

International Society for the Study of Hypertension in Pregnancy
www.isshp.org

Preeclampsia Research Laboratories
www.pearls.org.au

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
www.ranzcog.edu.au

Society of Obstetric Medicine of Australia and New Zealand
www.somanz.org