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A Tweddle Mum shares Her Giving Story

Photographer Polina Tankilevitch

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

We are so grateful to have had the opportunity to access the early parenting centre at Tweddle. Celeste is our first child. The early months were very challenging for us, as we worked through my birth trauma, difficulties with breastfeeding, some personal losses in the family and perinatal mental health challenges. In early 2020 we […]

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Notice of Tweddle’s 100th Annual General Meeting

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

The Board of Tweddle Child & Family Health Service is pleased to invite interested members of the public to attend its 100th Annual General Meeting. We have received advice that a postponement of our AGM, due to take place on Wednesday 25th November, is necessary. COVID has impacted many timelines this year and as another consequence […]

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Productivity Commission Mental Health Inquiry Prioritises New Parents and Infants

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle welcomes the Productivity Commission Mental Health Inquiry findings and recommendations, especially the priority reforms that highlight the needs of parents with babies and young children. The Productivity Commission’s Mental Health Inquiry found that Mental health underpins children’s and young people’s social and emotional development and their sense of wellbeing. The report states that investing […]

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Tweddle Celebrate NAIDOC Week 2020

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

This year Tweddle will be observing and celebrating NAIDOC Week (8-15th November 2020). The NAIDOC 2020 week theme – Always Was, Always Will Be, recognises and celebrates that First Nations people have occupied and cared for this continent for over 65,000 years. NAIDOC 2020 invites all Australians to embrace the ancient history of this country. […]

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Perinatal Mental Health Awareness Saving Lives

photographer Helena Lopes

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

This week is both Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness Week and Perinatal Mental Health Week 2020 (8-14th Nov). Tweddle joins a chorus of government, industry and community voices to raise awareness of perinatal mental health. As a public hospital supporting expectant and new parents, we know how vital awareness is in fighting mental health stigma. […]

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