Resources

This page is updated frequently with resources around various topics – if you would like to add something here or suggest a resource please contact Bloom – Wellness and Creation.

Perinatal 

PANDA National Helpline 1300 726 306 Mon to Fri, 9am – 7.30pm

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. PANDA operates Australia’s only National Helpline for individuals and their families to recover from perinatal anxiety and depression, a serious illness that affects up to one in five expecting or new mums and one in ten expecting or new dads.

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby 1800 882 436 7am – Midnight Mon – Sun

Call to speak to a Maternal Child Health Nurse for personal advice and guidance.

Discover all about pregnancy, birth, being a parent and raising a child.

 Tresillian Parent’s Help Line – 1300 272 736 7am – 11pm Mon – Sun

Get in touch with our Parent’s Help Line for any questions or advice on breastfeeding and settling your baby, as well as dealing with post-natal depression and nutrition.

Perinatal anxiety and depression resources
 

 

VBAC – Vaginal Birth After C-Section (Cesarean) And C-Sections

 
VBAC: Baby Centre
 
VBAC: making a mountain out of a molehill
 

Your Pathway to a Successful VBAC

 
Lamaze International VBAC Resources (note: this is not an Australian Website – though has good resources)
CBAC – Cesaraen Birth After Cesarean Resources
 
ICAN – Internation Cesarean Network
 
 
 

Birth Stories

 
Birth Trauma: Shared Stories and Experiences
 
 
 
 
Birth Talk: Women’s Stories
Jessica Nash: Positive Birth Stories

Post natal

Pregnancy, Birth, Baby: Health Direct
 

Breastfeeding

Australian Breast Feeding Association

https://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/

 

 

Pregnancy, Birth, Baby: Health Direct

https://www.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au/breastfeeding-your-baby

General WellBeing Resources

Action for Happiness

http://www.actionforhappinessaustralia.org/

General Resources

Register your newborn online (NSW)

https://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au/Pages/births/register-newborn.aspx

Artist: Arna Baartz

The Art of Kundalini is a dynamic business of Arna Baartz residing on the North Coast of NSW. Arna is an intuitive and conceptual artist with a fascination for life that inspires her work. She is also the founder and director of The I AM Program and author of The I AM Resources for home, school, classroom, community and business. Arna is an emotional Intelligence/self-esteem educator, poet and mother of eight wonderful children. Click on her amazing "Circle of Women" to be directed to her website.