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Acknowledgement
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.

Right from the Start

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Right from the start... is a first reading experience for parents and baby. This is a free book given out to every newborn in SA.

Right from the Start - Loving reading with your baby

Right from the start... is a first reading experience for parents and baby. Launched by the Premier of South Australia, the Minister of Health and well known Australian author Mem Fox, this is a free book given out to every newborn in SA.

Right from the start for Aboriginal families - A book to share with baby

Right from the start...This new book is based on 'Right from the start' (see above). It is especially for Aboriginal families to share with babies from an early age. It has been developed in consultation with many Aboriginal families and services.