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Building Back Better starts with Babies’ Mental Health

Build Back Better with Babies at Tweddle

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Mental Health Week (9-16 October) is a great time to highlight how we can build back better with babies when it comes to the mental health of our future teenagers, families and communities. A baby or infant’s mental health describes the social and emotional wellbeing and development of children in the earliest years of life. […]

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Laura’s Continuous Learning Journey at Tweddle

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Starting a new role in the middle of a pandemic can be challenging! Not so for social care worker Laura Hennessy, a valued Tweddle Early Parenting Practitioner working alongside Parenting Assessment and Skill Development Program and Residential families. She talks here about the passion that underpins her work with babies, toddlers, parents and families. When […]

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The Importance of Dads and Father Figures on Father’s Day and Every Day

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

The role of fathers has changed dramatically over previous decades. There is an expectation (and a desire) that fathers and step-fathers take a more active role in the lives of their children. Father figures and important male role models such as uncles, grandfathers, sports coaches and teachers also play a vital role in the healthy […]

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NAPCAN Child Protection Week at Tweddle

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Protecting children is everyone’s responsibility; mothers, fathers, carers, brothers, sisters, grandparents, health workers and teachers, in fact, the whole community. The National Child Protection Week theme for 2021 is that: To treat all of Australia’s children fairly, we need to make sure every family and community has what kids need to thrive and be healthy. […]

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Fiona Adding Experience and Innovation at Tweddle

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Registered nurse Fiona Kay brought a wealth of clinical knowledge and experience to Tweddle when she first started at the Early Parenting Centre four years ago. Her decades of experience working with vulnerable infants and their families at the Royal Children’s Hospital, Western Private, Epworth Geelong and across other clinical settings, was a huge asset […]

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