Pregnancy and Parenting Support

There are currently thousands of websites dedicated to the provision of parenting information. The quality of this information ranges considerably, from resources reflecting the last research evidence to those based on personal opinion. To make navigating the internet a little easier, we have listed below a range of websites that provide high quality, accessible information on a wide range of parenting topics.

Childcare at UNSW

Find out about the Early Year childcare centres at UNSW.

The Raising Children website

The Raising Children website has been developed by a consortium of three early childhood agencies: Smart Population Foundation, the Centre for Community Child Health and the Victorian Parenting Centre. The site provides a comprehensive range of quality-assured information for parents of children birth to eight years. 

Parenting SA

Parenting SA is administered by Children, Youth and Women's Health Service, SA. The site contains Parent Easy Guides (PEGs) which bring simple, easy-to-read information on many of the issues faced by parents from birth through adolescence.

Healthy Start

The Healthy Start website offers educational resources designed for parents with learning difficulties who have children under 5 years of age. This website also offers links to research and home-based training programs.

Early Childhood Australia

The Early Childhood Australia website focuses primarily on supporting best practice. It contains quality assured early childhood resources and information from a range of people working within the early childhood field. 

Centre for Community Child Health

The Centre for Community Child Health supports and empowers communities to continually improve the health, wellbeing and quality of life of children and their families. The site contains Practice Resources that have been developed to provide practitioners with a summary of the latest research in relation to a range of key issues.

Father-Inclusive Practice

This website offers information about the inclusion of fathers in parenting. It includes information, resources and fact sheets which promote father inclusive practices.

Mental Health Association

The Mental Health Association website offers state-specific information and fact sheets on mental health issues. This includes information on childhood disorders and resources for children who have a parent with a mental illness. 

Child Welfare Information Gateway

This is a U.S. government website providing access to print and electronic publications, websites and online databases covering a wide range of topics from prevention to permanency.

NSW Health

NSW Health publishes a wide range of materials about health related issues, including resources about parenting issues. Resources are available in a range of community languages.

Pregnancy Counselling Australia

24 hour helpline.

Pregnancy Help Australia

Free and confidential support.

pregnancy.healthguru.com

Video support guides on pregnancy.