American Red Cross
The Red Cross provides comprehensive information online about issues ranging from home fire safety to drowning prevention and basic first aid. Call your local office.
Web site: www.redcross.org/hss
National SIDS Council of Australia (Sudden Infant Death Syndrom)
This organization offers information about risk factors that have been identified through research that will reduce the chance of SIDS or cot death.
Phone: 03 9813 3200
Web site: www.sidsaustralia.org.au
This website offers many interesting links such as CHOICE (product buying, testing and recall), Parenting, Cooking for Baby, etc.
Web site: www.essentialbaby.com.au
INPAA -- Infant and Nursery Products Association of Australia
This association ensures that products parents are purchasing are safe for babies.
Web site: www.inpaa.asn.au
Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Australia. This is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to preventing unintentional death and injury to children.
Web Site: www.kidsafe.com.au
A community service to increase awareness of child accident prevention.
Web site: www.childsafety.com.au
Breastfeeding Guidelines -- a publication fromt eh department of Human Services.
Nursing Mothers Association of Australia
Local groups (nearly 500 throughout Australia) provide a welcoming and friendly environment ofr meeting other mothers and hearing about breastfeeding nd parenting. 24 hour counselling is als provided.
national Headquarters phone: 1300 302 201
Australian Multiple Birth Association, Inc.
A self-help organization providing information, support, practical assistance and guidance with resources and education to multiple birth families.
St. John's Ambulance Australia
First aid training, first aid kits and first aid news.
Our parenting advice is given as suggestions only. We recommend you also consult your healthcare provider, and urge you to contact them immediately if your question is urgent or about a medical condition.