We have included links to some useful Australian and international websites related to pregnancy, birth, and parenting.
Having a Baby in Queensland
This website helps you to know what to expect when having a baby; gives you tips about how to get the information you want; supports you to be involved in making decisions, if you want to; and lets you share your story of having a baby in Queensland.
The Bub Hub: Pregnancy Baby Parenting
Australia’s largest independent pregnancy and parenting website, consisting of forums, reviews, articles, and competitions.
On this site, Sarah gives you the best medical information in easy to understand language, so that you can be informed, supported, nourished, and inspired as you embark on your extraordinary journey, bringing new life into the world.
Prepare for pregnancy, birth and baby online at BellyBelly! Feel reassured, educated, and informed with support and information at your fingertips. The site contains forums and articles relating to all things pregnancy, birth, baby and parenting.
Maternity Choices Australia
Maternity Choices is an national consumer advocacy organisation made up of individuals and groups who share a commitment to improving the care of women in pregnancy, birth, and the postnatal period. It is non-profit, non-political, and non-sectarian.
This website is aimed at protecting, supporting and promoting midwifery. You can access articles on birth, breastfeeding, and childbirth education.
Birth: from bellies to babies and beyond
An online resource for conception, pregnancy, labour, birth, and newborn advice and community. Find information on difficulty conceiving, ovulation, week by week pregnancy, miscarriage, caesarean section, labour and birth and a welcoming forum for pregnancy and mums.
Birth: Pregnancy, Birth and beyond
An up to date and extensive source of information on pregnancy, birth and parenting. You’ll be able to find lots of information on midwifery care, pre-conception care, pregnancy, birth, waterbirth, homebirth, vaginal birth after caesarean, postnatal care and breastfeeding. Providing a rich resource for families, midwives and other health professionals to explore options and make informed choices.
Homebirth Queensland Inc
A website for women planning a home birth. Provides information and support and a list of frequently asked questions.
Homebirth Australia is the peak national body for Homebirth in Australia made up of consumers, midwives, and related health professionals committed to ensuring the survival of home birth as a birth option for Australian women.
Australian Breastfeeding Association
The Australian Breastfeeding Association is a voluntary organisation established to encourage and support mothers who wish to breastfeed their babies. As Australia’s leading authority on breastfeeding, they educate and support mothers using up-to-date research findings and the practical experiences of many women.
La Leche League International
La Leche League International’s mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information, and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and mother.
Informative articles and blogs for parents.
Raising Children Network
The complete Australian resource for parenting newborns to teens. Includes forums, podcasts, videos and news and highlights. Covers topics such as behaviour, connecting and communicating with your child, nutrition, play and learning, sleep, and guides to parenting. Contains great information for grandparents.
Infant Sleep Information Source
This website is about normal sleep. The starting point is that sleep is a biological need. Information is presented about what is biologically normal for human babies and how this might vary due to different cultural behaviours and expectations such as what babies are fed, where they sleep, and how their needs are interpreted.
Find baby & kids activities, pregnancy and parenting information, toddler tips and advice.
SIDS and Kids
SIDS and Kids is dedicated to saving the lives of babies and children during pregnancy, birth, and infancy and childhood and supporting bereaved families.
Kidsafe is an independent not-for-profit, non government, community organisation dedicated tot he prevention of unintentional injury and death in children from birth to 16 years of age. Kidsafe hire, fit, and check child car restraints.