New parents face a great deal of adjustment in their lives. The challenges they face include:
- New physical and emotional routines
- New financial demands
- Changes to their lifestyle
- Learning to understand and meet the needs of their baby
It is not unusual for parents to struggle with juggling all of these demands. Sometimes parents will forget to look after themselves while they are focussed on looking after their children.
To make an inquiry please reach out to:
Christina Marcelino Aliivaa
Phone: (08) 9263 2062
Phone: (08) 9263 2050
Screening Tool - Parent Wellbeing Checklist
These tip sheets provide useful information and advice for parents and people transitioning into parenthood.
How am I adjusting to becoming a mum or dad?
How is my relationship adjusting?
How am I coping?
How am I dealing with feelings of irritability and anger?
My use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
My level of support and connection to the community
My relationship with family members
How my past experiences are affecting me
Below is a categorised list of services available in the Kwinana and Rockingham areas.
This literature review examines best practice models, screening tools and assessment tools currently being used in the parenting and child health sectors. The gaps identified in this review were used as a starting point for the development of the Parent Wellbeing Checklist (see