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Last reviewed: July 2016

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Support for parents

The support you need can be just a phone call away. Find out how and who you can speak to for advice and support as a new parent.

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Parenting support in Australia: video | Raising Children Network

Every parent needs support. This video explains where to get parenting support and help with problems like baby sleep and settling in the early days.

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Men: planning your family support network | Raising Children Network

Late pregnancy is a time when men can plan a family support network to help them and their families after baby arrives. Our Dads Guide has tips and ideas.

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Raising a child when your family is overseas

Raising a child can be challenging if you're new to Australia but without close family to support you. Find the advice and support you need if your family is overseas.

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Be a confident parent - ReachOut Parents

Become a confident parent through positive interactions, learning from other parents, and taking care of yourself.

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Disability and parenting support

Disability and parenting support is available such as government support, information services, non-profit, charity and parent support groups and carers networks.

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Parent Training / Parent Therapy | myVMC

Parent training or parent therapy is a growing area of psychological intervention for parents whose children have been diagnosed with certain mental and behavioural disorders.

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Parental rights

Information on parental rights including parental leave, breastfeeding rights, responsibilities as a parent, plus links to trusted resources.

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Parenting and Child Health - Services - Parent Helpline

The South Australian Parent Helpline is atelephone information service for parents in South Australia

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