Our early parenting day stay program provides support and education for families with early parenting difficulties. A Maternal and Child Health (MCH) nurse will help you to feed, settle and get your baby to sleep.

Date: The 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month
Time: 8.30am to 3.30pm
Location: South Camberwell Maternal and Child Health Centre, 106 Bowen Street, Camberwell VIC 3124

Who can register

The day stay program, sometimes called a sleep school, is available by referral only for:

  • families with a MCH nurse in Boroondara
  • babies aged 6 weeks to 12 months
  • the primary caregiver and up to 2 support people.

Talk to your MCH nurse to find out if this program is right for you and your baby.

How to book

Call our MCH team on 9278 4606 or email [email protected].

We will send you an email with a link to pay online, or you can pay in person at one of our customer service locations.

We have limited places so bookings are essential.


$100.50 per family
Free for Health Care Card holders.

On the day

Our MCH nurse will teach you how to:

  • recognise your baby's tired signs
  • settle and resettle your baby
  • develop daily patterns
  • transition to parenthood.

More information

To find out more about the day stay program, contact the MCH team on 9278 4606 or at [email protected].

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