This page is about professional services that focus on kids, family or simply wish to recognised as child friendly. Brisbane is full of services that not only welcome kids but find very creative ways of including them. If you know of a child friendly service for kids in Brisbane and we don’t have it then why not send us an email to [email protected]
Nurture Health Osteopathy - for babies and children in Brisbane
Osteopathy is gentle manual therapy for babies, pregnant mothers and adults. Nurture Health is a family-friendly clinic run by Simoni Pilavakis, an osteopath with over 10 years experience. Private health rebates apply. www.nurturehealth.com.au.
Triple P: Positive Parenting Program
Have you ever wished your family time was a little more settled, or wondered if you’re giving your kids the best start in life? The Accoras-run Triple P: Positive Parenting Program helps you build positive relationships with your children, while encouraging the behaviours you like and dealing consistently with the ones you don’t. To find out more, or to register for an upcoming group, please visit www.accoras.com.au or call 3274 1886.
The Brisbane Psychology specialists at yourtime offer a relaxed and supportive environment, offering a range of bulk-billing and low-cost Psychology and support services. Our experienced team are passionate about helping children, teens, adults, couples and families to make positive changes and enjoy happy and fulfilling lives. To find out more, or to book an appointment, please visit www.yourtimeonline.com.au or call 3306 1083.
Priceless Exchange Demi Pair & Au-Pair Agency
Free help at home for busy, working parents is what we provide. Discover the benefits of having a live-in student help you at home to free up your time while exchanging cultures and building new friendships. In Exchange for full Board (Private Room and 3 meals per day) the Demi-pair will volunteer 20 hours per week helping their Host Family with Childcare and Housework. To find out more or to register your interest in becoming a Host Family visit our website www.PricelessExchange.com or phone or sms Andrea on 0438 010 276
Small Talk Speech Pathology
We are Vanessa & Lauren of Small Talk Speech Pathology. We run a friendly, private speech pathology clinic on the south side of Brisbane for children from 1 – 18 years old. We work on speech sounds, comprehension, expression, reading, writing, stuttering and social skills. Medicare and private health fund rebates may apply. www.smalltalksp.com.au
Look Who’s Talking Speech Therapy
Look Who’s Talking is an established private Brisbane Speech Pathology practice that has been helping children in the areas of speech, language & literacy for over 10 years. Look Who’s Talking is currently launching a new service – ‘Look Who’s Learning’ – themed learning groups for all children (not specifically for children with speech or language difficulties). Look Who’s Talking is located in Birkdale. www.lookwhostalking.net.au
The Leg Vein Doctor
The Leg Vein Doctor specialises in the removal of Spider and Varicose veins. The modern techniques used at The Leg Vein Doctor offer many advantages over traditional forms of vein treatments. Patients can continue with their daily activities following treatment, as there is minimal pain and no post – operative downtime. Book your initial consultation on 07 3720 9912 or visit us on www.thelegveindoctor.com
AVANA Wellness and Nutrition
“AVANA Wellness & Nutrition specializes in fertility and children’s health issues ranging from allergies to constipation to hyperactivity. The emphasis is on working with you to identify the underlying causes of the health issue and to design a treatment plan using food, supplements and lifestyle measures. Nutritionist Beverley Dorgan overcame her own fertility issues using natural therapies and uses nutritional medicine to maintain the healthy development of her daughter. For more information, call 0403 796259 or visit our website, www.avanawellness.com.au.”
Performance Health Queensland
A qualified Brisbane naturopath since 2002, Sandi offers specialised paediatric naturopathy consultations to address a number of childhood issues. A “realistic Naturopath”, with two small children of her own, she believes balance is the key and has the skill and passion to ensure becoming well is a fun and enjoyable experience for you and your children. http://www.osteopathichealth.com.au/
Embrace Life are a unique family health and wellness centre which provides a combination of products and services aimed at helping you and your family attain optimal health and wellbeing and support you to put time and balance back into your busy life. www.embracelife.net.au
Friends of the Birth Centre
If you are seeking a positive, natural birth then the Birth Centre in Brisbane care may be a wonderful option for you. Join our Facebook group or come to a morning tea to find out more. <http://www.fbc.org.au/>
Avana Natural Fertility
Perhaps you’re having problems getting pregnant or maybe you are keen to optimise the health of your future baby, either way Bev Dorgan, a naturopathic nutritionist at Avana Natural Fertility is passionate about helping you enhance your fertility naturally. It takes two to tango so, by maximising the health of both mum AND dad, which will boost the health of both the egg and the sperm, you’re increasing your chances of creating the right environment for a successful pregnancy and healthy baby. Having had a much-longed for baby after a period of infertility AND fair share of frustration, despair and disappointment, Bev’s knowledge, understanding and compassion will help make your journey smoother. www.avananaturalfertility.com.au
THE BABY SLEEP CONSULTANT BRISBANE PARENTS HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR
Katie Forsythe has a unique way of helping parents address their baby or young child’s sleep problems. Katie is different to other baby sleep consultants in Brisbane, as she believes that there is not only one way of dealing with issues regarding baby, toddler and young child sleep. Rather than apply a ‘one size fits all’ approach to sleep training, Katie spends time getting to know your family before developing a plan tailored especially for you. http://www.parentingprep.com.au
Brisbane Integrative Health and modern bowel therapies, Nutrition & Colon Hydrotherapy
Brisbane Integrative Health and modern bowel therapies, Nutrition & Colon Hydrotherapy. The only ulternative bowel and digestive clinic in brisbane, focussing on ADULT: IBS, constipation, detox, bloating, diarrhea, weight loss, CHILDREN: attention, memory, learning difficulties, constipation, any digestive issues, ADD, Autism, motivation. Ph: 3862 8574 www.brisbaneintegrativehealth.com.au
Bumps 2 Bubs Brisbane Doula
Are you new to Brisbane, pregnant or new to parenting, and missing the extra support of family and friends? Have you considered using a Doula? Research has shown that the support of a postnatal Doula can: reduce the chance of suffering from postnatal depression increase breastfeeding success boost parent/baby bonding. Bumps 2 Bubs Brisbane can provide that extra support you might need, from helping with your birth plans, through to breastfeeding advice and support and practical help around the house after baby arrives. FEDANT Registered Number 12415 Telephone 046 701 2923 www.bumps2bubsbrisbane.com
Our Children Australia Mediation Service
Are you divorced or separated with children? Do you have trouble communicating with your ex? If so www.ourchildren.com.au is for you. We offer you a secure and neutral location where you can store information and communicate with your ex regarding your children.
Body Therapy Mobile Physiotherapy and Massage
We are a mobile physiotherapy and massage service covering Brisbane inner city suburbs and 20km radius around Manly West. Perfect for busy Mom’s with aches and pains who can’t easily travel for therapy. We treat neck, back and body pain, headaches as well as easing general stress.
Kids First Aid
Kids First Aid have a goal to impart basic first aid knowledge to all mums, dads, grandparents, babysitters and carers of children aged 0 to 16 – to teach them what to do in an emergency situation, particularly in those critical first minutes before help arrives. They do this in affordable, engaging and memorable 3 hour classes conducted by a paramedic. Find one near you here http://www.kidsfirstaid.com.au
Healthy Women General Practice at Indooroopilly
The Healthy Women Medical Centre is a general practice which also provides a subspecialty Brisbane Women’s Health Service. Based in Indooroopilly, we support women from all over Brisbane, with the majority of our patients hailing from the Central and Western suburbs. The Centre is staffed by nine female medical practitioners, who all come from a background in general practice but who have also developed a special interest in Women’s Health. http://www.healthywomen.com.au/
Allergy Medical Centre Cutting the waiting list to get your kids tested for allergies- located at Newstead- call 32523711 or go to Allergy Medical Group Website
Elite Executive Relocations Helping families with moves Interstate Elite Executive Relocations Website
Diabetes Counselling Counselling Support for Brisbane Families dealing with diabetes and the associate issues. Includes cooking, weight and communication support. Diabetes Counselling Website