Tweddle provides public Day Stay programs across seven Victorian locations. These include Footscray, Geelong, Bacchus Marsh in partnership with Djerriwarrh Health Service, Kings Park in partnership with Brimbank Council, Terang in partnership with Terang & Mortlake Health Service. Tweddle also delivers a Day Stay in partnership with the City of Whittlesea in Mill Park and the Hindmarsh Day Stay in Nhill.

Tweddle also offers families one-on-one sleep and settling support at one of our Private Day Stay Centres. Our Private Day Stay service has reduced wait times for parents and families wanting support with babies and toddlers.

Tweddle Day Stay Support

It is often an unsettled baby or wakeful toddler that spurs parents into seeking a referral to Tweddle however Tweddle’s caring, specialist team support parents with many more challenges including;

  • Sleep and Settling
  • Feeding and meal times
  • Attachment and bonding
  • Establishing Routines
  • Mental Health
  • Toddler Behaviour
  • Developmental ages and stages

All programs focus on infant health, development, and the promotion of attachment relationships. Attending a day stay program enables practitioners to work alongside parents, look at the whole 24-hour cycle and provide practical strategies to empower parents to do the best they can.

The Maribyrnong and Terang & Mortlake Day Stay programs provide support for parents and their 0 – 3 year old children and our Geelong, Kings Park, Whittlesea and Bacchus Marsh Day Stay programs support parents with children up to 12 months.

Tweddle’s two-day Day Stay program enables families to practice strategies learned in the home environment and then return for further reinforcement for support with other emerging difficulties.

Tweddle Private Day Stay Program
  • Duration:             Approx. 5-6 hrs ( 9.45 am to 4pm )
  • Cost:                    $405

Tweddle’s private Day Stay Centres engage one family per day, giving you one on one support and the opportunity to run through a good portion of your baby’s daily routine.  There are tea and coffee-making facilities; you just need to bring linen and something to eat for yourself and anything your child will need for the day (bottles, formula, solids). A support person is welcome.

Note for families regarding Bottles and Bottle Brushes

Every year over 1,000 families stay with us, that’s a lot of bottles! In keeping with changes in Tweddle’s Infection Control Policy, Tweddle families are required to bring their own feeding equipment and bottle cleaning equipment (bottles, teats, bottle brush) for use in the communal formula/milk room. we also ask that families no longer leave boiled water in the fridge and instead boil the kettle immediately prior to each formula preparation.

This will help us reduce the risk of infection in stored boiled water.  Thank you for helping us maintain a safe environment for families.

Phone (03) 9689 1577 for more information.

Tweddle Day Stay Locations


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