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Becoming a Mum or Dad?
See what courses we have on offer that will give you the tools and confidence for your new arrival.
Birra-Li Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health Services
See what Aboriginal Maternal and Child Health Services are available at Lake Macquarie, Newcastle and Port Stephens.
Breastfeeding Support Service
Our breastfeeding support service enables mothers who are planning to, or have birthed at, John Hunter Hospital or Belmont Birthing service access to a personalised consultation with a lactation consultant.
BMGP Home Birth Factsheet
Thinking of a homebirth? See what services are available at Belmont Midwifery Group Practice.
BMGP Information Sheet
Read about Belmont Midwifery Group Practice philosophy, services and locations.
Dummies are discouraged
Find out why dummies are discouraged during the first 4 - 6 weeks of breastfeeding.
Expressing Breastmilk Postnatal
There are many reasons why you may need to express milk for your baby.
Having your baby - when to come to hospital
See when to come to hospital and what you should bring with you.
Welcome to John Hunter Hospital Birthing Services
Parenting Education Groups are an integral part of your antenatal care. See what groups we have available.
Mastitis is inflammation of the breast that may involve an infection.
Storing and transporting breastmilk at home
Learn how to safely store and transport breastmilk at home.
Cleaning and sterilising
Bottles, teats and all feeding equipment must always be cleaned AND sterilised until your baby is at least six months old.
Supporting Breastfeeding and safe infant feeding (JHH)
See why we support and encourage safe feeding for all babies.
Increasing your Breastmilk supply
Many mothers worry if they have enough breastmilk to feed their baby.
Safe Sleeping – Red Nose
Australian Breastfeeding Association
Raising Children Network
Pet Safety – We are Family
Pregnancy Birth and Baby
Karitane – Support and Education for Families
Get Healthy in Pregnancy
Immunisation Information – Australian Government