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Tresillian Stories

The Tresillian Archives are a treasure trove of resources that tell the story of the Royal Society of Wefare of Mothers & Babies. It’s everything from old weighing scales, to traditional nurses uniforms, name badges, not to mention feeding equipment and baby toys from a bygone era, that brings to life the pioneering spirit of our child and family health sisters.

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I recently attended a “Getting to know you” group at Tresillian in Taree NSW. It was a great course on how babies communicate. I also found it interesting to know that Tresillian isn’t just “Sleep School”! They are the icing on the cake that is your Child & Family Health Nurse.

I have never been so supported and validated as a parent. I think we often feel we are being melodramatic with our problems and feel silly when we can’t sort them out ourselves like it seems everyone else can. This wasn’t the case and I never once felt “judged” or like a failure from anyone, […]

After having my first (planned) baby, I developed serious PND. I was having breastfeeding issues and sleep issues and struggling horribly mentally. After spending almost a week at (Nepean) Tresillian, I found answers to all my problems. Breastfeeding wasn’t working out due to some slight physical abnormalities that my baby has. From this, a plan […]

Waaayyy back in 2004 I had the biggest change in my short 10 months of being a new mum to a 9 week premature boy who would NOT sleep. We arrived on extremely sleep deprived on Father’s Day and spent the next 5 days working on strategies to get my boy to sleep on his […]

In 1999, when my darling first born son was 11 months old, I went to a 5 day stay at Tresillian in Sydney. As he had not slept very well at all, this was a life changing experience. I am still not sure what “magic” happened that week but it was absolutely fantastic. I cannot […]

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