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What Were We Thinking!

By Jean Hailes

Becoming a parent is one of the biggest jobs you’ll ever take on. It’s one of the few jobs where there is little training. It’s natural for new parents to feel a little lost when a new baby comes home, often wondering “What Were We Thinking!” As you navigate the highs and lows of a new world, this app gives you the knowledge, skills and reassurance to become a confident parent.

What We Were Thinking by Jean Hailes

The What Were We Thinking! app provides week-by-week information on essential topics to help mums and partners (and anyone supporting them) adjust well to the first 6 months of life with a baby.

By focusing on both the practical and personal aspects of parenting, this app gives you evidence-based, tried and tested parenting advice from leading Australian experts.

Understand more about:

  • managing unsettled infant behaviours like crying and sleeping difficulties, and building a Feed-Sleep-Play routine
  • using new ideas and ways of thinking to help you adjust to your new role as parents and to respond to each other’s needs.

What Were We Thinking! is a free app and can be downloaded from the What Were We Thinking! – Apple App Store and What Were We Thinking! – Google Play Store

This app is provided by one of Healthdirect Australia's trusted information partners. Please consider if this app is appropriate for your own individual circumstances. There may be costs to use the app or it may be free. You may also be charged for data by your telecommunications provider. For 24-hour health advice call healthdirect on 1800 022 222 or if you need help now these emergency and crisis helplines can provide immediate support.

Last reviewed: October 2016

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