Brighter beginnings: step by step guides

Information, support services and guides for parents and carers in NSW to help their child get the best start in life in their first 2000 days.

1

Having a baby

This is a guide for people in NSW who are having or planning to have a baby.

It includes information on:

  • staying healthy during pregnancy
  • getting the right medical care
  • working when pregnant
  • caring for a baby
  • how to get financial help and other support services
2

Parenting young children

This is a guide for parents and carers of young children in NSW who have not yet started primary school.

It includes information on:

  • your child’s health and development
  • finding an early childhood education and care service
  • returning to work
  • how to get financial help and other support services
3

Starting primary school

This is a guide for parents and carers who want to enrol their child in a public primary school in NSW.

It includes information on:

  • selecting a school
  • how to enrol
  • preparing your child for starting primary school
  • how to get financial help and other support services
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