- Contact Person: Located at Figtree Private Hospital.
- Phone: (02) 4255 5000
- Email: [email protected]
- Web: http://www.figtreeprivate.com.au/Early-Parenting-Centre/Early-Parenting-Centre
The Illawarra Early Parenting Centre’s popular support program, has helped hundreds of families to establish positive sleep, settling and feeding routines.
Located at Figtree Private Hospital, it is the Illawarra’s only residential postnatal support service for babies from 28 days to 2 years of age - a convenient treatment option, with no waitlist!
The centre’s intensive five night inpatient support program, can assist with a range of common parenting concerns including:
- Sleep and settling
- Feeding difficulties
- Developing daily routines
- Maternal exhaustion
- Bonding with your baby
- Adjusting to parenting
The Illawarra Early Parenting Centre’s experienced team of midwives, nurses and GPs deliver an integrated care approach, working in partnership with families to develop a sustainable, individualised action plan. Personalised treatment is coupled with group education, helping to strengthen confidence and empower caregivers in their parenting journey.
Figtree Private Hospital provides a welcoming and calm environment, with newly renovated patient accommodation and both indoor and outdoor play areas for your child.
A referral is required from your GP, Paediatrician or Child & Family Health Nurse to access the Illawarra Early Parenting Centre inpatient program. Please visit your chosen health professional to request a referral.
Connecting you with reliable parenting advice
The Illawarra Early Parenting Centre is now on Instagram. Follow @earlyparentingcentre for useful parenting tips and advice to help you navigate the complex path of parenthood.
For sleep deprived parents, social media can be a minefield of unrealistic images of seemingly flawless families. Scrolling through squares of picture-perfect mums and bubs, it’s easy to feel dejected and wonder why parenting is effortless for others, yet so difficult for you.
Through our Instagram page we aim to bring together an understanding community of mums and dads who share the common belief that parenting can be rewarding – but it is also tough! We offer parenting information and tips from our experienced team, supported by trusted resources, to help you navigate the challenges of raising your tribe.
CLICK HERE to read the Illawarra Early Parenting Centre's recent article about Encouraging Healthy Bowel Movements in Infants.