Babies And Stress: New Research for Parents & Practitioners

pexels-photo baby face

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Ask a room full of mums and dads at Tweddle if they find parenting stressful and you’ll receive a resounding yes. Ask those same parents about how that stress impacts their baby or toddler and you’ll get a wide range of responses. A new national survey by US research and advocacy group Zero To Three […]

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MyTime Avondale Heights moves to Essendon

MyTime Maidstone Tweddle

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle’s Avondate Heights MyTime group has moved to a lovely new vibrant community hub in Essendon at 13 Beaver Street Aberfeldie. The group will continue to meet at 9.30am – 11.30am every Monday. We invite you to join our supportive community, make friends and get resources.

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Peer Support Pilot Improves Health Literacy

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle has introduced a Peer Support Worker Pilot to help improve the client health literacy experience where residential families obtain, process and understand information relating to their health care needs. The role of the Peer Support Worker is to provide advocacy, share lived experiences, build relationships and provide mentoring. The role will also assist clients […]

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New Maidstone MyTime Location supporting families of children with additional needs

MyTime Maidstone Tweddle

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

MyTime, Tweddle’s peer support program for parents and carers of children 0-18 with additional needs is moving. From term two, Tuesday the 24th of April 2018, Tweddle’s Sunshine MyTime group will be relocating to the Maidsone Child and Family Centre at the corner of Burns and Sonley Street in Maidstone. Groups will continue at the […]

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Empowering, Educating and Advocating at Tweddle

Solange Uwingeneye Tweddle

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle is delighted to announce Solange Uwingeneye as Tweddle’s new Parenting Assessment and Skills Development (PASDS) program Coordinator. Born in Rwanda, Solange joins Tweddle as a registered nurse with extensive midwifery skills, and public health background established in Australia and Africa. Solange, who is a mother of three children, is dedicated to empowering, educating, supporting and […]

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Early Parenting Programs for Dads Improve Children’s Outcomes

One Hundred Dads Project sleep baby dad and mum - visual hunt photo

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

With over 250 babies born every week across Melbourne’s west, the need for prevention and early intervention services for parents is crucial. As any parent will attest, the first year after having a baby is tough. Dads report feeling like the ‘third wheel’ and face challenges with isolation, changes in intimate partner relationships and the […]

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Children’s Health Forum Welcomes Babies to the West

Tweddle's Beverley Allen and The Hon Jill Hennessy MP, Welcoming The Babies Ceremony

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

  The annual Welcoming the Babies & Children’s Health Forum saw babies, toddlers and their parents and carers from Point Cook, Laverton, Seabrook, Seaholme, Altona, Altona Meadows and beyond enjoy a fun and informative welcoming ceremony and interactive panel discussion. Tweddle’s General Manager, Professional Development, Education and Research Ms Beverley Allen joined The Hon Jill Hennessy MP, member for […]

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Tweddle Psychologist Caring For Families in the first 1000 Days

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle’s new psychologist Jess Chidgey understands the importance of good mental health in the early years of parenting, especially as a parent of a 15 month old baby. In her role, Jess works with residential families facing a number of challenges. In some circumstances she is supporting mums or dads who are sharing struggles for […]

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New collaborative programs helping babies and toddlers to thrive

Tweddle parenting programs

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle has been successful in acquiring two grants that will see them continue to promote the voice of the child in the critical first 1000 days. Tweddle will work in partnership with the Maribyrnong City Council to coordinate two series of 4 standalone workshops for parents with children up to school age. Tweddle’s Sleep Play Love Parenting […]

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Tweddle supporting families in 2018

Tweddle & Brimbank Parenting workshops

By Kerrie Gottliebsen

Tweddle reopen today (8th January) to support families needing help with early parenting challenges. Tweddle offers care to babies, toddlers and their families to promote the preservation, reunification and restoration of health and wellbeing where there is distress and disruption in the infant–parent relationship. Tweddle understands that vulnerability may occur at any time, for any family, depending […]

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