This program provides a session of baby massage, music and sensory play. Alongside educating new parents about infant care, attachment and childhood development, there is a strong focus on welcoming parents into the centre and providing a space to build new connections, supports and links to local services. A child health nurse attends weekly to provide a session to parents and a baby check.
Hello Baby Program (177 Meakin Rd, Slacks Creek. Tuesdays 9:30 – 11:30am)
Music for Bub & Infant Massage (9:30 – 10am)
Hello Baby (Child Health Clinic) (10 – 11.30am)
Speak to a Maternal and Child Health Nurse about:
- Becoming a part of the family
- Safety in the home
- Attachment and Bonding
- Feeding and Nappy Care
- Settling and Sleeping
- Weight Gain and nutrition
- Bring your babies RED BOOK for a well baby check
Morning Tea Provided
This program is part of Communities for Children (C4C), a National Initiative of the Australian Government to achieve better outcomes for children aged infant to 12 years and their families. Kingston East Neighbourhood Group, under the Communities for Children initiative provides integrated services to help build stronger and more resilient families.
The Communities for Children Program provides practical and emotional support for Parents-to-be and new parents. Providing opportunities to engage with their children and their peers in playgroups and parenting programs. We also provide support in areas of health, early learning and development.