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Infant Sleep Training for State’s Parenting Workforce

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle is thrilled to announce a key partnership with the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare (CFECFW) made possible with thanks to a significant investment from the Victorian government. The partnership will see over 2000 of Victoria’s nursing, parenting and health practitioners trained in the latest evidence based approaches to sleep and settling. […]

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Tweddle Welcomes A Return to Programs

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Based on recent health guidelines announced by the Premier on the 20th of June, Tweddle will deliver a combination of residential services through telehealth and reduced face to face admissions. Tweddle’s Day Stay program and In-Home service will continue to be delivered through telehealth. Services will incorporate restrictions that reflect Victorian Chief Medical Officer social […]

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Spotlight on Dads for Men’s Health Week

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

While there are many services and programs focusing on birth, baby and toddler care and mothers’ mental health, the same level of support for dads has always been difficult to find. When Tweddle piloted Working Out Dads in 2015, the Early Parenting organisation was trying to address this significant gap in health services for fathers […]

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Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 – Seeing The World Through Babies’ Eyes at Tweddle

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Any parent or carer with a baby is experiencing the world like never before in our lifetime. Infant Mental Health Awareness Week (8th – 14th June) has the theme; 20:20 vision – seeing the world through babies’ eyes. In the midst of a pandemic, Tweddle is asking how infants might be seeing the world right […]

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New Dads’ Mental Health a Focus of Research Grant

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle would like to congratulate A.Prof Rebecca Giallo from MRCI for the recently awarded Australian Government MRFF Million Minds Mission grant which will deliver collaborative research into suicide prevention among new dads and a rigorous evaluation of Tweddle’s Working Out Dads (WOD) program. The research undertaken will be a randomised controlled trial (RCT). 280 dads […]

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Tweddle Welcomes A Return to Residential Care

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle clinicians are delighted to be making a return to face to face services and the opportunity to once again work closely with babies, toddlers and their families. The residential program will be welcoming the admission of six families from 10.30am on the Tuesday 9th June. This will increase to eight families from Monday 22nd […]

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Tweddle join National Reconciliation Week with RAP Launch

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle Reflect Reconciliation Plan (RAP)  – Reconciliation Week 2020 Tweddle is honoured to join the reconciliation movement with the launch of our Reflect – Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) endorsed by Reconciliation Australia as part of Reconciliation Week (27th May – 3rd June). Tweddle’s Reflect RAP 2019-2020 – Final Endorsement is currently in PDF form while […]

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National Families Week Highlights Strengths and Diversity

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

This National Families Week (15-21 May) Tweddle celebrates all kinds of families raising happy, healthy children. This includes rainbow families, extended families, blended families, single parent families, nuclear/immediate families and Aboriginal families. Tweddle is all about relationships and helping families build a foundation of resilience, capacity and secure attachment in the first 1000 days. Families can […]

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Virtual Visits Alleviating Anxiety for Parents

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

The pivot to technology has been swift for 100 year old Early Parenting organisation Tweddle with clinicians helping to relieve the fears, worries and uncertainty of parents with babies and toddlers across Victoria. After a century of supporting families in challenging times, including the Great Depression and wartime, Tweddle’s trusted clinicians are using telehealth to […]

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New Tweddle Virtual Visits and Tele-health program delivery

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

As always, the needs of babies, toddlers and families are Tweddle’s priority. We have been working around the clock to ensure we can continue delivering vital early parenting support. Our new virtual visits and tele-health will deliver the same trusted early parenting education and support, only now it will be face to face to your […]

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