New Workshops for Brimbank Parents, Babies and Toddlers

Tweddle & Brimbank Parenting workshops

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Brimbank City Council’s Maternal and Child Health Service has recruited the services of Tweddle to deliver three new parenting workshops. The groups will offer a practical guide to some of the early years most common challenges. Delivered by an experienced Tweddle Maternal and Child Health Nurse, the three workshops will cover baby and toddler sleep, introducing […]

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Mum Returns to Tweddle After 17 Years

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Mary O’Brien came to Tweddle 17 years ago struggling with a distressed baby, feeding issues and an overwhelming sense of uncertainty in her role as a new mum. This week she returned to the residential unit in her role as a Youth Support Worker caring for a teenage mother and her baby. “I remeber it […]

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Tweddle prioritise education and research with new appointment

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Tweddle’s role as early parenting and infant mental health educators enables us to share valuable research, insights and training with health professionals, academics and families. Beverley Allen, Tweddle’s new General Manager of Professional Development, Education and Research (GM PDER) recently attended the Maternal and Child Health Nurse Biannual Conference in Melbourne. Representing Tweddle, Beverly moderated […]

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Ben Carroll MP Members Statements highlights Tweddle in Parliament

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Tweddle Board, management and staff and grateful to Ben Carroll MP, State Member for Niddrie and Parliamentary Secretary for Justice for acknowledging the work of Tweddle in Parliament on the 22nd of June. Mr Carroll MP attended Tweddle’s ‘Babies, Business and The Bottom Line’ business breakfast as part of Infant Mental Health Awareness Week to hear […]

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Don your active wear for Tweddle!

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Run Melbourne are celebrating their 10th year and The Tweddle Foundation are proud to announce their involvement. As part of the passionate team you can run or walk a distance of your choice – 5 km, 10 km or the half marathon. Any funds that you raise along the way will support The Tweddle Foundation, […]

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Tweddle Announce Reconciliation Action Plan and NAIDOC week initiatives

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NAIDOC week (2-9th July) is a time for Tweddle staff, families and the community to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society. NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its origins […]

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Infant Mental Health Awareness Week events explore the first 1000 days

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This week Tweddle hosted two important events as part of International Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2017, a global initiative from 12th – 16th June that invites Government, industry and consumers to consider the distinct needs of babies and toddlers and to invest in the critical services that support the first thousand days (conception to age 2). […]

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Tweddle Highlight Infant Mental Health Awareness

Tweddle Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 11-17 June 2018

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Tweddle has joined the International movement to promote Infant Mental Health Awareness Week Monday 12th – 16th June with a series of events to highlight the critical very early years. Two Tweddle events, ‘Babies, Business & The Bottom Line’ business breakfast and “Babies’ Brains Matter’ seminar aim to highlight how infant mental health impacts us all whether […]

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Resilient communities start with with informed parents

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National Families Week is a good time to talk about the importance of resilience and just how early these crucial building blocks for life actually start.  Resilience starts with babies and families with benefits flowing through to adolescence, sports teams, workplaces and communities. So how does a resilient life start? A baby or toddler’s experiences […]

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Tweddle honour staff on International Nurses Day

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International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth. Tweddle recognises the valuable contribution by our team of dedicated nurses who work day and night to care for families.  For 96 years Tweddle’s midwives, mothercraft nurses and registered nurses have helped parents through incredibly stressful times. Tweddle […]

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