Early Parenting Centre Support

As a statewide Early Parenting Centre (EPC) and specialist public hospital, Tweddle helps parents and carers in the challenging early months and years of parenting so that families can thrive. Established in 1920, Tweddle has been supporting mums, dads and their babies and toddlers for generations.
Footscray and Wyndham Early Parenting Centres

Tweddle’s Maribyrnong EPC is located in Sydney Street Footscray, over the road from the original Tweddle Baby Hospital on the corner of Gordon Street and Barkly Street, opposite Whitten Oval. We will soon be opening our second Wyndham Early Parenting Centre located at 239-245 Princes Highway Werribee. Keep in touch with us via our social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn) for announcements regarding launch dates.

Tweddle Clinicians support families with a range of issues. These include:
  • Baby and toddler sleep and settling
  • Bonding and attachment
  • Feeding and introducing solids
  • Irritability and fussy babies
  • Parenting exhaustion
  • Mental health support
  • Adjusting to parenting
  • Routines and returning to the workforce
Tweddle’s caring, multidisciplinary team are made up of qualified and caring specialists, which includes:
  • Nurses with qualifications in Midwifery, Mental Health and Counselling
  • Lactation consultants
  • Maternal and Child Health Nurses
  • Mothercraft Nurses
  • Clinical Psychologists
  • Early Childhood Professionals
  • Early Parenting Practitioners
Tweddle’s vision and foundations

Tweddle’s vision is secure babies, strong families and safe communities, nurturing baby/caregiver relationships through strengthening relationships and building the foundations for resilient families and communities. The foundations of Tweddle’s programs and services are based on infant mental health, secure attachment and building resilience. Tweddle provides over fifteen different early parenting programs supporting over 4,000 mums, dads, babies and toddlers every year.

If you have any questions about Tweddle’s Early Parenting Centre programs, call us during business hours on (03) 9689 1577.

Careers at Tweddle

If you are interested in a career at Tweddle and working in one of Victoria’s leading Early Parenting Centres, visit our Careers Page.

Baby sleeping at Early Parenting Centre Tweddle

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