Help in the palm of your hand

Becoming a parent is one of the biggest jobs you’ll ever take on. It’s one of the few jobs where there is little training. It’s natural for new parents to feel a little lost when a new baby comes home, often wondering “What Were We Thinking!” As you navigate the highs and lows of a new world this app gives you the knowledge, skills and reassurance to become a confident parent.

This app provides week-by-week information on essential topics to help mums and dads (and anyone supporting them) adjust well to the first six months of life with a baby.

By focusing on the practical and personal aspects of parenting, this app gives you evidence-based, tried and tested parenting advice from leading Australian experts.

Learn more about:

  • strategies for sleep and settling
  • ways to manage crying
  • establishing a Feed-Play-Sleep routine
  • communicating your needs
  • teamwork and sharing the workload
  • strengthening partner relationships

Features include:

  • videos
  • quizzes and worksheets
  • personal stories and experiences
  • journal writing and links to further information
  • weekly tips and reminders

What Were We Thinking!

Reassurance and practical support in the palm of your hand.

Available to download on the App Store (iOS) and Google Play (Android), this app was developed with funding from the Australian Government Department of Health. Content is based on the award-winning, evidence-based What Were We Thinking! program developed by leading Australian researchers from the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine at Monash University and Jean Hailes for Women’s Health.

 WWWT app

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