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May 2017

Resilient communities start with with informed parents

Posted:Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

National Families Week is a good time to talk about the importance of resilience and just how early these crucial building blocks for life actually start. Resilience starts with babies and families with benefits flowing through to adolescence, sports teams, workplaces and communities. So how does a resilient life start? A baby or toddler’s experiences can include; "I can feel upset, I am not alone, someone is here for me, I am worthwhile, I will try again." These experiences will impact upon relationships throughout their life. Those thoughts will play out time and time again at school, at work, in sport and in the community. While at Tweddle parents learn to install the foundations for a resilient life.Read more...

Tweddle honour staff on International Nurses Day

Posted:Monday, 8 May 2017

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. Tweddle recognises the valuable contribution by our team of dedicated nurses who work day and night to care for families. For 96 years Tweddle’s midwives, mothercraft nurses and registered nurses have helped parents through incredibly stressful times. Tweddle has a focus on infant mental health. Experienced nursing staff are able to identify a baby or toddler’s cues and help parents to learn what their child is trying to communicate.Read more...

Tweddle joins Cradle 2 Kinder in Brimbank/Melton and North East Melbourne

Posted:Wednesday, 3 May 2017

Author:Kerrie Gottliebsen

96 year old Early Parenting organisation Tweddle has joined a whole-of-family focused consortium supporting some of Victoria’s most vulnerable families in the regions of Brimbank Melton and North East Melbourne.The recently expanded Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Cradle to Kinder program in Brimbank Melton and North East Melbourne (Whittlesea, Nillumbik, Banyule, Darebin) will be accepting referrals for families from June 2017.Read more...

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