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The Child and Family Health Service acknowledges Aboriginal people as the First Peoples and Traditional Custodians of Country throughout South Australia. We acknowledge and respect their ongoing and deep spiritual connection and relationship to land, air, sea, waters, community and country. We pay our respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website may contain images, voices and names of people who have passed away.


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17 June 2024
This Infant Mental Health Awareness Week we introduce you to Annalise, an Infant-Parent Therapist with our Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS).
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Melanies story Landscape
15 Nov 2023
After having her newborn boy, Melanie’s* mental health began to suffer. This is her story to help raise awareness for Perinatal^ Mental Health Awareness Week.
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16 Aug 2023
Tori, Theodora, and Kiana (pictured) share a special bond of motherly support since they first met at their Early Parenting Group, run by the Child and Family Health Service (CaFHS).
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16 Aug 2023
While breastfeeding is a natural process, it doesn’t always come naturally, and it can be a different experience from one child to the next.
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Ellissa Mae
13 June 2023
I became a parent in 2019 to the most beautiful little girl. Adele was exactly what you’d hope for in a first baby, she slept, she ate and had the sweetest nature. In 2021 I had my son Marcus who was a completely different baby.
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20 Apr 2023
Katie is a Registered Nurse, Midwife and Lactation consultant at CaFHS (Child and Family Health Service). She works with families to support their children’s health, development, and wellbeing needs, such as Harri, who she has supported for 3 years.
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