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Local Resource Guide

ADELAIDE BIRTH NETWORK  – Adelaide Perinatal Service Directory.

Contains in the files section lists of  doulas, perinatal mental health practitioners, workshop facilitators, allied health practitioners (chiro, physio, yoga, massage, naturopathy, acupuncture), photographers, registered midwives and mid students, breastfeeding support etc. If there are no listings for what you are after just ask on the page and you will get recommendations. 

Homebirth Network Adelaide Independently Practicing Midwives

Perinatal Mental Health Services and other related services;

Dr Heather Mattner Perinatal Health Psychologist.

PANDA Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia.

Beyond Blue Depression, Anxiety.

Pregnancy Advisory Centre Pro-choice, non-judgmental, women centred and understanding services for women with an unplanned pregnancy.

Lifeline Crisis support.Suicide prevention.

Helen Mayo House (through WCH) Helen Mayo House (HMH) is a State-wide acute mother-baby unit which admits parents (usually mothers) and their children 3 years of age or younger, if the parent needs treatment for mental health problems such as depression, anxiety or psychosis following childbirth.

Torrens House/CaFHS (Child and Family Help Services). Families are admitted to Torrens House when requiring additional assistance with unresolved feeding, settling and sleeping issues to provide more intensive support to address identified health issues.

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby Helpline Supporting parents on the journey from pregnancy to preschool.

Health Direct Safe, practical health information and advice.

Catherine House Solutions for Women Experiencing Homelessness

Anglicare SA Loss and grief centre

SHine Sexual Health Agency SA

For a directory of postnatal depression counsellors in SA click here.

Breastfeeding Support;

Australian Breastfeeding Association

I can personally highly recommend;

Cherish Postnatal Support Services Celeste Martin, Postnatal doula

Balance Integrated Health Steven Boord, Chiropractor, Rose Park

Bellies, Backs and Babies Wendy Langshaw, Holistic Physiotherapist, acupuncture, Yoga, Birth preparation classes. Crafers.

Michelle Crone Naturopathy, Kensington Park

Southside Osteopathy, Unley

Centre for Health and Wellbeing Integrative GP’s, Rose Park

Seaside Pilates, Largs Bay

Coast Yoga Couples active birth workshop, yoga, Glenelg

Placenta Research and Info;

Placent Services Australia

Association of Placenta Preparation Arts

Adelaide Facebook Groups that I have found supportive and helpfull;

Adelaide Sisterhood

Adelaide Natural Parenting

Adelaide Baby Wearers





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