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Early Parenting Groups

CaFHS face-to-face Early Parenting Groups have been temporarily suspended in response to COVID-19 pandemic. However, we understand the value for new parents in connecting and networking with other new parents and encourage you to use social media to keep connected.

All about CaFHS and Early Parenting Groups

Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS) is a free service for all South Australian families with children aged 0 – 5 years. Our qualified and friendly team can help you give your child the best start in life.

CaFHS offers Early Parenting Groups for parents/carergivers of babies from 4 weeks to 4 monthsto  of age. It’s a great way to meet other families, share ideas and find out about other support available.

Below you’ll find links to the CaFHS website and the ‘My Health and Development Record’ for more information.


Child and Family Health Service website

My Health and Development Record (Blue Book)

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The following four videos have been developed as resources to support families with a new baby.

Introduction to Getting to Know Your Baby

Introduction to Sleep and Settling

Introduction to Development and Play

Introduction to Safety


Early Parenting Group Topics

Please find below a range of excellent resources on the topics discussed within the Early Parenting Groups:

 Where to from here?

Parenting Groups in your local community

To help you find a group in your local community, below are some useful links:

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