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  1. National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

    19 Feb 2018

    The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will transform the way in which people with disability access the support they need to achieve their goals and participate fully in community life...

  2. Transition care after hospital

    18 Feb 2018

    The Transition Care Program provides care through tailored support packages, while the Home and Community Care (HACC) Program provides a range of basic maintenance and support services...

  3. First days after birth

    18 Feb 2018

    The first few days after giving birth are a time for resting, looking after yourself and learning about your baby...

  4. Children and health services

    18 Feb 2018

    There is a range of subsidised and free health services, including services for mental health and dental health, available for children in Victoria...

  5. First weeks after birth

    18 Feb 2018

    Use help and advice from family, friends and healthcare services to stay healthy, happy and well supported during the first few weeks after childbirth...

  6. Pregnancy and birthing services for different language or cultural needs

    18 Feb 2018

    If you are pregnant and have specific cultural or language needs, the first step is to notify your local maternity hospital about your requirements...

  7. Tests, scans and checks - pregnancy and labour

    15 Feb 2018

    Tests can confirm your pregnancy and also monitor your baby's development in the womb...

  8. Adoption, surrogacy and fostering

    15 Feb 2018

    When an infant becomes part of your family through adoption, foster care, surrogacy or other arrangements, there are laws and legal agreements that will outline your rights and responsibilities as a...

  9. Paying for pregnancy, birth and newborn baby care

    15 Feb 2018

    The cost of having a baby in Victoria can vary considerably, depending mostly on whether you use the public or private health system...

  10. Overdue babies

    15 Feb 2018

    Only about five per cent of pregnant women actually give birth on the exact date they are due...