Wollstonecraft, Lismore, Wagga Wagga and Albury Wodonga. The five-day residential stays (which are accessed with a referral) see mums and bubs work with a team of child and family health nurses, social workers, psychologists, paediatricians and psychiatrists to resolve concerns.
Mother-of-two Canan Arikan-Bevandra, 34, and her eight-and-a-half-month-old son Adrian have just had their morning meeting with a social worker. She’s ended up here after extreme tiredness caused her to prang her car, she explains, as we talk in her simply decorated room, which features a double bed, ensuite bathroom, a cot and change table.
“I’ve been having trouble focusing lately because I’m so tired all the time,” she says,