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Regular parenting workshops and programs

We provide a range of monthly workshops and programs for new and expecting parents. These cover such topics as baby sleeping and settling, breastfeeding and mother support.

First Food for Babies

Thinking about introducing your baby to food? We hold a free milk to meals workshop each month. No bookings are required.

Time

The third Thursday of the month from 11am to 12pm.

Location

Brighton Maternal and Child Health Centre, 145A Cochrane Street, Brighton.

Sleep and Settling Workshop

We provide free monthly sleep and settling workshops for parents of babies aged 3 to 12 months.

Bookings are essential, please call (03) 9599 4755.

Infant Cues Workshop

Not sure what your baby is trying to communicate to you? We provide a free monthly Infant Cues Workshop for babies from birth to 12 months. 

Bookings are essential, for session information please call (03) 9599 4755.

Mother Baby Support Group

Are you needing more support for your emotional health and wellbeing? We facilitate an 8-week group program to provide this extra support for mothers and their infants.

For referral speak to your MCH nurse or call (03) 9599 4605.

Breastfeeding Support Service

We provide additional breastfeeding support at a drop-in session. No bookings are required.

Time

Every Thursday from 1.30 to 3.30pm.

Location

Sandringham MCH Centre, 16 Station Street, Sandringham.

The video below profiles 2 families, a dads group and mothers participating in a lactation day stay program, and 2 health professionals discussing the importance of family support and strategies.