New Parents Group

Hosted by Northern Grampians Maternal and Child Health 

Venue for groups – St Arnaud Shire Office unless stated otherwise.   

Tuesday 23 March

11am –12.30pm

Getting to know you and your babies…

Planning to make the group work for you..

Tuesday 30 March

11am –12.30pm


Looking after yourself–pelvic floorcare, exploring parent health

Deborah Watkin
St Arnaud Campus

Tuesday 6 April

11am –12.30pm


With paramedic Dylan Williams

Managing Childhood illnesses

My baby has a temperature, lump, bump or rash – what do I do? When do I call for help?

First Aid, CPR and emergency response

Tuesday 13 April

11am –12.30pm



Communicating with you baby through music and play.

Speech and Communication

Venue St Arnaud library.

Tuesday 20 April

11am – 12.30pm

Little people Safety

Jill Burgess


Tuesday 27 April


Food for baby and the family - including discussion on baby led weaning.

St Arnaud Campus

Tuesday 4 May

11am – 12.30pm

Group can discuss whether they would like to have a lunch out together following the session – venue to be discussed.

A settled baby – discussion around sleep and settling strategies.

Including baby massage, bring a towel.



All sessions will include time for socialisation. A Maternal and Child health nurse will facilitate a discussion and then will leave the group to enable time for discussion amongst yourselves to share your experiences.   

Morning tea will be provided  

More enquiries and bookings, contact the Stawell Maternal and Child Health Centre on 03 53589060 or