Spotlight on Dads for Men’s Health Week

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Tweddle program update – Tweddle CEO

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Tweddle will be doing our utmost to continue to help babies, toddlers, families and the health professionals that care for them during the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the direction of the Department of Health and Human Services, we are offering reduced residential and day stay programs with the exception of our Bacchus Marsh Day Stay which […]

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Stories of Settling with Twins at Tweddle

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We are grateful to mum of multiples Judy, for sharing this wonderful story. “We were so excited when our 6-week scan showed us two distinct amniotic sacs with two tiny babies growing.  My joyful sobs kept shaking the ultrasound wand making the image all blurry.  At 16 weeks, our ultrasound technician said we ‘couldn’t have […]

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