Australian Institute of Family Studies AIFS is the Australian Government’s key research body in the area of family wellbeing, providing information resources and services, and links to other sites for family research.
Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University The Center draws on the intellectual resources available at Harvard University to generate, translate and apply knowledge in the service of improving life outcomes for children in the United States and throughout the world.
Joanna Briggs Institute, Adelaide University JBI is the international not-for-profit, research and development arm of the School of Translational Science based within the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Adelaide, South Australia. The Institute and its collaborating entities promote a
Maternal Health Task Force MHTF contributes to shaping collective efforts to improve maternal health worldwide, serving as a catalyst to address one of the most neglected areas in global health and development. MHTF is the flagship project of the Women & Health Initiative at th
Pregnancy Care Guidelines – Australia The Guidelines were developed to help ensure that women in Australia are provided with consistent, high- quality, evidence-based maternity care. The Guidelines are intended for all health professionals who contribute to pregnancy care including midwives,
Respectful Maternity Care Charter Respectful Maternity Care Charter: Universal Rights of Mothers and Newborns which clarifies and clearly articulates the rights of women and newborns while receiving maternity care within a healthcare facility.
The White Ribbon Alliance The White Ribbon Alliance is a grassroots movement that builds alliances, strengthens capacity, influences policies, harnesses resources and inspires action to save the lives of women and newborns around the world.
United Nations Population Fund UNFPA works to deliver a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every birth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled.
Women Deliver Women Deliver is a global advocacy organisation bringing together voices from around the world to call for action to improve the health and well-being of girls and women.
World Health Organisation WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system, responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy
Centre for Perinatal Excellence Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE) is a not-for-profit organisation devoted to reducing the impacts of emotional and mental health problems in the pre and postnatal periods.
Intensive Family Support Service IFSS is working closely with family support agencies in the Northern Territory to design, develop and implement a new service that targets vulnerable families.
My Time MyTime is a national organisation that provides support for mothers, fathers, grandparents and anyone caring for a child with a disability or chronic medical condition, in a group-based setting.
Parenting WA Parenting WA is the government department in Western Australia that works with families, communities, other government agencies and non-government organisations to give children the best possible start to life.
Queensland Centre for Mothers and Babies QCMB is an independent research centre based at The University of Queensland in Brisbane, whose role is to work towards consumer-focused maternity care that is integrated, evidence-based, and provides optimal choices for women in Queensland.
Stepfamilies Australia Stepfamilies Australia is a non-profit organisation offering support, education, and resources to stepfamilies.
Why you may want to put the baby books down A good baby is a perception held by our society that babies should act in a certain way. Some baby care books take advantage of this by suggesting parents should encourage babies to be in a strict routine for their feeding and sleep.
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