The Best Post-Birth Services In Perth

The Best Post-Birth Services In Perth

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Posted 2017-03-12 by Suefollow
A reader-generated list of some of the best post-birth support services in Perth.

The Perth Mums Group Useful Lists are a quick reference to some of the most helpful, fun and important places in Perth. Our lists are continually updated and cover the best places for kids and parents across Perth.

Below are some of the best post-birth support services in Perth, with contributions and suggestions by Perth Mums group members.

Obviously the list doesn't include all the great services in Perth, but this is a great place to start. Remember to always do your own research and make sure the service meets your personal needs.

Our list below covers the following services:
• Post birth support – various services offered (Ngala, Child Health Nurse etc)
• Post-birth support – hospitals
• Sleep support services
• Breastfeeding support and lactation consultants
• Counselling support services
• Physio and exercise
• First aid courses for parents
• Online support services
• Doulas

Post-birth support – various services

One for Women
Phone: 9328 0500
Location: Mt Lawley, Midland, Murdoch and Joondalup

You’ve brought your new baby home, you’re not sure how it’s going but know it’s not going well. How do you know if you need lactation/feeding support, sleep and settle assistance, a GP or mental health support? Imagine all of those services in one central place, one team, working together to help you. That’s One for Women. They offer affordable postnatal care with a holistic approach. Face to face appointments, backed up with phone support by a team of experts who nurture and empower you. Their team will make sure that you always have support through the early days of parenting. Don’t keep battling on your own, let them be your village.

Phone: 9368 9368

Ngala is one of Perth’s top support services for parents, and offers a heap of resources, including sleep support, feeding and general information about coping with a newborn. You can call their Parenting Line for advice, attend a workshop or attend an overnight stay if your bub is not sleeping well.

The Bump WA
Address: Suite 8, Cockburn Integrated Health and Community Service, 11 Wentworth Parade, Success.
Phone: 9498 6033

The Bump WA can provide support for new parents that includes breastfeeding support, workshops for mums and dads, baby massage workshops and a range of information and resources.

"The Bump in Cockburn." - PMG Member

Image: TheBumpWA Facebook.

Your local child health nurse
Phone: 1300 749 869 (to make CHN appointments)

After you have had your baby, a child health nurse from your community will usually pay you a visit to check on you and bub. This is an opportunity to ask questions and request additional support if you need it. Your child health nurse should also provide you with the details of the next available new parent support group (mothers’ group) in which you can meet other new mums (and dads) in your area.

"New parent group organised by local Child Health Nurse." - PMG Member


Free child health nurse services at Currambine Pharmacy
Address: 1244 Marmion Avenue, Currambine
Phone: 9305 3533

"There is also a free child health nurse at Currambine Pharmacy every Wednesday from 9am to 1pm. She is available for weight checks, advice and support, including sleep, colic, breastfeeding, post-natal depression." - PMG Member

HypnoMothering – Barefoot Birth
Website: See the Facebook page for more information.

"HypnoMothering – prepare for a gentle transition to motherhood. Skills and techniques to confidently navigate motherhood including tools for dealing with anxiety, stress and lack of sleep. Fun, relaxed, judgement free session that goes for two to three hours, can be private in your home or mine or with your mama tribe. No previous experience with HypnoBirthing needed, and it’s available to every mother." - PMG Member

Image: Barefoot Birth Facebook page.

Post-birth hospital-run support services

St John Of God Subiaco Open House Program
Website: ‬‬

"Can not speak highly enough of the fantastic "open house" program run by SJOG Subiaco - for mothers that birth at the hospital. Hosted by midwives, you get to ask questions, meet other mums and get a break from bubs while amazing volunteers help look after them!!" - PMG Member

Sleep Support Services

The Gentle Sleep Specialist
Phone: 0404 987 982

Tara is a certified sleep consultant, mother and paediatric nurse and has comprehensive training to help you get your little one sleeping through the night.

Caroline’s Angels
Phone: 0400 840 303

Caroline’s Angels provide a range of online sleep solutions for parents of babies through to pre-schoolers, and use a unique five-step process to help babies (and parents) enjoy a good night’s sleep. You can read more about Caroline’s Angels at the PMG website here .

Image: Caroline’s Angel’s Facebook page.

Breastfeeding Support

Australian Breastfeeding Association
Phone: Breastfeeding Helpline 1800 686 268
Website: For more information, see the website .

Provides support for mothers with breastfeeding, including a 24-hour hotline, resources and information.

"The Australian Breastfeeding Association - especially the 24 hour hotline service." - PMG member

Best Start Lactation
Phone: 0417 244 521
Website: .

Eve has been a practising midwife for 20 years and is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) who can help with any breastfeeding issues in the privacy of your own home.

"Eve Coote from Best Start Lactation." - PMG member

King Edward Breastfeeding Centre of WA
Phone: 6458 1844
Website: .

The Breastfeeding Centre of WA provides information and support for WA families, including the opportunity to attend a private session designed to overcome any issues with feeding. Most services, such as the breast pump hire and private sessions, are available to KEMH patients only, but check with the hospital.

"King Edward Breastfeeding Centre." - PMG member

"KEMH lactation consultants have been amazingly helpful and respectful to our needs! We saw Myra and she was fantastic. Free, knowledgable and also free loan of hospital grade breast pump!!" - PMG Member

Image: King Edward Memorial Hospital Facebook page.

Fiona Stanley Hospital Breastfeeding Clinic
Phone: 6152 2222 (ask for antenatal clinic/clinic 5.)

"I found the Breastfeeding Clinic at Fiona Stanley Hospital great and it's held at clinic 5 (same one as for midwife appointments during pregnancy.)" - PMG Member

Cherished Parenting Services
Phone: 0405 427 998
Website: or see the Facebook page .

As a mother and midwife, Justine from Cherished Parenting not only provides pregnancy support, but also information and resources after the birth, including breastfeeding advice (her own story is one of true persistence!) plus she is a stockist for some of the best breastfeeding and expressing products available. You can read more about Cherished Parenting Services at the PMG website here .

"Cherished Parenting Services." - PMG member

Image: Cherished Parenting Services.

Counselling Support Services

Women’s Health & Family Services Joondalup
Address: Suite 6, Joondalup Lotteries House, 70 Davidson Terrace Joondalup.
Phone: 9300 1566

Offers individual support programs and counselling at a low cost.

"A friend told me she found being a mum all very overwhelming and found this really good. Not just for postnatal depression, but motherhood in general. She's even gone back after her second bubs." - PMG member

Women's Health and Wellbeing Services in Gosnells
Address: 2232 Albany Highway, Gosnells.
Phone: 9490 2258

Runs perinatal and postnatal support groups for women, including individual counselling, therapeutic groups and offers partner education and support.

"Women's Health and Wellbeing Services in Gosnells offer a range of groups, as well as individual counselling." - PMG member

For more postnatal counselling services in Perth, read on here.

Physio, Exercise and Baby Wearing

Mercy Physio at SJOG Mt Lawley Hospital
Address: St John of Gods Mt Lawley Hospital, 1 Thirlmere Rd, Mount Lawley.
Phone: 9271 9422

"Mercy Physio at SJOG Mt Lawley Hospital have a great water aerobics class which is a great gentle way to get back into exercise and your babies also join in the fun!" - PMG member

Genesis Physiotherapy, Wembley
Address: Unit 21, 127 Herdsmans Parade, Wembley
Phone: 9284 0919

"Genesis Physiotherapy is amazing for women's health issues. I saw them after having all three of my children. Birth issues and breastfeeding issues (cracked nipples and mastitis ) were all resolved quickly and discretely. They also fit these issues in quickly, no waiting days. Highly recommend." - PMG Member

Bumpity Bump Physiotherapy, Currambine
Address: Unit 4/13 Hobsons Gate, Currambine
Phone: 0435 259 254

"Bumpity Bump Physiotherapy for women's health and baby splash, exercise classes." - PMG Member

Baby Wearers Western Australia (BWWA)
Phone: Contact via [email protected]
Website: .

Babywearers Western Australia is a not for profit organisation dedicated to the education, promotion and facilitation of babywearing in the wider community. They have branches throughout Perth to educate parents on safe babywearing and facilitate their baby wearing journey. They also have nine statewide sling libraries with huge array of wraps and slings for members to try and borrow.

"I really wish I'd known about them much sooner – Baby Wearers Western Australia BWWA." - PMG member

Image: Baby Wearers WA Facebook page.

Town of Victoria Park Mums Walking Group
Address: Starts at the Antz Inya Pantz, 965 Albany Highway, Victoria Park.
Phone: Town of Victoria Park – 9311 8111
Website: #walking -groups-1">

These free walking groups are run every Wednesday from 8:30am and 9.30am and start at the above address.

"Town of Vic Park have free mums walking groups during the week. You start and finish at a cafe so it’s great way to meet local mums. They also run mums and bubs fitness class at the Leisure Life Centre (which is reasonably priced). I did both and enjoyed them." - PMG Member

First Aid Courses

Phone: 1300 393 966

"Eyeonkids baby and child specific first aid courses – three-hour courses covering crucial life saving knowledge and skills and education around common paediatric emergencies and illnesses." - PMG Member

For more first aid courses in Perth, click here .

Image: Family First Aid Facebook page.

Online support services/Facebook groups

Pinky McKay
Website: or see the Facebook page .

Pinky McKay is a leading Australian lactation consultant and expert in parenting. Although her private practice is based in Melbourne, she offers online support through her website and Facebook page for breastfeeding, including selling her very own lactation cookies, and sleeping.

Image: Pinky McKay Facebook page.

Evolutionary Parenting
Website: or see the Facebook page .

"I have found like-minded Facebook groups have been SO useful, such as Pinky McKay and Evolutionary Parenting." - PMG member


Exhale Birth Services
Phone: 0402 017 425 or contact via email at [email protected]
Website: For more information, read on here .

Fiona is a HypnoBirthing childbirth educator and birth and postpartum doula with three children of her own. She has a wealth of knowledge as a doula and with supporting women during and after birth.

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