Parenting Groups for New and Expecting Families of Multiples

Tweddle and Westgate Multiple Birth Association

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Tweddle is delighted to announce a series of Parenting Education sessions starting this week for Hobsons Bay new and expecting families of multiples. The partnership with Westgate Multiple Birth Association will see four sessions take place between March and August 2022. With thanks to funding from The Hobsons May Community Fund, the friendly information sessions […]

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Ways to use Mindfulness to Connect with your Baby

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Mindfulness is paying attention to what’s happening right now, moment by moment. Mindfulness can boost emotional and physical wellbeing, and help to reduce stress, anxiety and depression. You can be mindful of your internal world – for example, what you’re thinking, how your breath makes your chest rise and fall, or how an emotion feels […]

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For When Parents and Carers Need Mental Help Guidance

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ForWhen is a new and free parent mental health service designed to help expectant parents and parents of young babies access critical mental health support. ForWhen is a service delivered in partnership with the nation’s EPCs, early parenting, health and family services across Australia. The service provides new and expecting parents—mums, dads, and guardians—with a […]

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A return to helping families, babies and toddlers for 2022

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Tweddle’s caring team of clinicians return today to care for families with babies and toddlers. For many families, this Summer has been one spent with a new baby, others are expecting their first child and other families are juggling the return to work or childcare. Whether it be sleep and settling, breastfeeding, toddler behaviour, returning […]

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Gratitude, Growth and End of Year Closures

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Dear friends, Who could have predicted that for two years, Tweddle’s dedicated clinicians would be delivering programs for babies, toddlers and their families virtually or socially distanced wearing masks and goggles? We have nearly two years of COVID stories to reflect upon. I’d like to thank every parent, carer, health professional and community services worker […]

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Tweddle to Deliver new Early Parenting Centre for Wyndham

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After 100 years in Footscray, state-wide Early Parenting organisation Tweddle is delighted to announce a new Early Parenting Centre (EPC) for Wyndham, in addition to its Footscray site, with thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. The new development, launched by the Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas MP, Member for Tarneit Sarah Connolly MP, and Kaushaliya Vaghela Member […]

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Tweddle Tips to Prioritising your mental health this festive season

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While many of us are preparing for holidays and family gatherings, it’s important to remember that challenges with parenting and mental health don’t go away over the festive period. In fact, stress and frustration can magnify existing problems. If you are a parent of a baby or toddler, the coming weeks are a special time […]

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Tweddle Enters Its Second Century with 101st AGM

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The Tweddle Board, management, staff, and guests gathered on the 8th of December for the 101st Annual General Meeting of Tweddle, held on the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. Tweddle Chair Doris Whitmore and CEO Jacquie O’ Brien reflected on another year of growth, challenges and resilience, a common theme, […]

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Intake Team Offering Reassurance and 47 years of Experience

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In 2020/2021 Tweddle’s Assessment and Intake (A&I) team delivered an incredible 1614 intake assessment calls with referring health professionals, mums, dads, carers, and interpreters. For some parents, their in-depth discussion with a Tweddle A&I clinician is the first time they’ve had to disclose their concerns, often involving exhaustion and an unsettled baby. Their assessment may […]

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Notice of Tweddle’s 101st AGM

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The Board of Tweddle Child & Family Health Service is pleased to invite interested members of the public to attend its 101st Annual General Meeting. The AGM will take place on Wednesday 8th December between 3pm and 4pm. The AGM will be onsite at Tweddle at 53 Adelaide Street Footscray. Due to COVID restrictions, spaces […]

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