Advice & tips for your baby

Having a baby means your life will probably never be the same again. Babies don’t come with a manual, though if you watch your baby you will find out that he or she is a skilled communicator providing signals to guide you in providing the care that’s needed.

Tresillian suggests you ask: what might my baby experiencing; and how are they feeling? Here are our top tips and advice on the best way to approach issues such as settling baby, breastfeeding, baby’s feed, play and sleep routine and more.

Advice & Tips

Commonly asked questions

  • Can I book myself into Tresillian?

    No, an on-line referral is required from a health professional such as your GP, Paediatrician or Child and Family Health Nurse. Once Tresillian has received your referral you will receive information by email or post explaining what happens next. If you have a concern or question about your baby, call the Tresillian Parent’s Help Line on 1300 2PARENT - 1300 272 736 (7am-11pm) or visit Tresillian Live Advice hosted by JohnsonsBaby.com.au for free online advice from a Tresillian Nurse.

  • How much does it cost?

    Day Services are covered by Medicare. Residential Services are covered by Medicare and/or your family’s private health fund. If both parents stay overnight one parent is a boarder and an accommodation/meals charge applies per day. You will be advised of the current rate prior to your admission.