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Pregnant? Unsure what to do?

24hr Phone Support - 1300 139 313

If you need someone to talk to, our national network is available for you 24/7. We're here to listen to your story and concerns at no cost. The service is confidential, compassionate and non-judgmental, offering options, accurate information and connection to a support service local to you.

Sometimes, when life doesn't go according to plan, pregnancy and the surrounding problems can seem overwhelming and unbearable. Getting through these problems might seem impossible or daunting. This is not unusual. So recognising this and asking for help is an important first step. We're here to listen, make a connection and be there for you in your time of need.

“I remember dialling the number and the voice I heard was the beautiful, soft, voice of an angel….welcoming, accepting and calming. She listened and spoke of all the things I was desperate to hear. The woman on the end of the line has literally been my saviour, my lifeline. When I built up the courage the support was there.The support still continues 20 week later. I truly don’t know how well I would have travelled through this journey to this date without my angel (you know who you are)!” - Jayd

When you dial 1300 139 313, your call will be answered by the first available Pregnancy Help Consultant. Once you're on the call, you can talk about what's on your mind – no matter how overwhelming, we are here to listen.

Pregnancy Help Consultants are trained to listen deeply and impartially to what is happening for you, without passing judgement. They will support you to understand your own reactions. Depending on your needs, they will work with you to support your safety. Your Pregnancy Help Consultant will also work with you to help you to identify any next steps you might decide to take after the call.

At PHA, we believe that no one should face pregnancy, especially an unexpected pregnancy or crisis alone. If you're struggling to hold on to hope, or feeling overwhelmed, please remember we are here for you.

Individual Appointments

During an individual appointment, you’ll meet one-on-one with a trained volunteer to address your uniquely challenging circumstances and explore the holistic support pathways and options available to you.

Whether you're facing an unplanned pregnancy, crisis surrounding pregnancy, confirmed or potential prenatal diagnosis or reproductive loss, trained volunteers are here to listen impartially and meet you where you're at, making sure you are heard, understood, fully informed and in control of your own decision-making—committed to working with you continuously to achieve the best possible outcome for you.

The Individual Appointment service is non-judgemental, confidential and completely free of charge.

In action, an Individual Appointment may mean;

  • An Initial appointment to address your challenging circumstances and identify holistic support pathways & options.

  • Regular calls to check-in and provide emotional support and mentoring by the same highly trained volunteer throughout the perinatal period.

  • Linking you with free or affordable personal or financial counselling or coaching

  • Positive Futures - Sessions focused on how you can be supported if you would like to continue your education or employment 

  • Providing letters of support 

  • Help with filling out forms 

  • Connection with maternal and child health services, mothers' groups, playgroups and other support networks

  • Connection with birth and/or home visit support

  • Connection with domestic violence support services

  • Link to additional support agencies for mothers without medicare

Maternity and Baby Supplies

If you’re in need of maternity and baby supplies our network can help supply you with all the necessities for FREE. Our network offers an abundant range of practical supports for pregnant and parenting mums (clothes, nappies, wipes, toiletries, essential baby items and furnishings) and can help with referral regarding food assistance.

In action, Maternity & Baby Supplies may mean;

  • A Pram

  • A Cot 

  • A Car baby capsule 

  • Baby clothes 

  • Nappies & wipes 

  • Maternity clothes & toiletries

  • Mums & bubs welcome hamper 

  • Pamper packs for mums-to-be 

  • Vouchers for food, clothing, nappies

Group Workshops

Our network offers or can link you to a diverse range of free pregnancy, childbirth and parenting workshops facilitated by trained volunteers & experienced professionals.

Individuals gain access to information on what to expect throughout pregnancy, delivery and the postnatal period. Information, hands-on and practical preparation for birth and parenting empowers mums & dads to achieve the best outcomes - confidence, wellbeing and success.

Early Parenting Support

Every newborn parenting journey requires nurture and essential support to bloom, blossom & flourish! Our network centres provide or can link you to home-visit support to come alongside and offer physical & emotional support as you adjust to life changes with children. 

Some services are available to connect with women in their homes before and after birth, ensuring continuity of care and vital connection with maternal and child health services, mothers' groups, playgroups and other support networks

Accommodation Assistance

Are you at risk of homelessness? Our network can help you as you explore your options, advocating for you, connecting you through referral or in some instances providing you cushioned, continuity of care within their own maternity home.

Reproductive Grief & Loss Support

Our network offers a unique and diverse range of Pregnancy Loss and Post Abortion Support services. Whether your loss was recent or many years ago, a trained facilitator can offer you a safe, non-judgemental space where your story will be validated, emotions can be processed and healing can begin. 

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24/7 Helpline
1300 139 313