Ring “Mother Safe” for free counselling on any of these issues

MotherSafe

MotherSafe is a free telephone service for the women of NSW, based at the Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick. Mother Safe Logo

About MotherSafe

MotherSafe provides a comprehensive counselling service for women and their healthcare providers concerned about exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Such exposures may include:

  • Prescription drugs
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Street drugs
  • Infections
  • Radiation
  • Occupational exposures

Some women may be offered face-to-face counselling appointments at the MotherSafe clinic which is held each week at the Royal Hospital for Women, Randwick. An interpreter can be arranged for women who do not speak English.

 

MotherSafe Contact Numbers

Phone: 9382 6539 (Sydney Metropolitan Area)
Phone: 1800 647 848 (Non-Metropolitan Area)
Fax: (02)9382 6070

Interstate and overseas consumers should contact their local service.

Non-English Speakers

Non-English speakers can access an interpreter through TIS National by phoning 131 450. You should tell the operator the language you speak, as well as the name and phone number of the organisation you wish to contact. There is no charge for interpreter costs when contacting a government-funded service or agency (such as MotherSafe or the Royal Hospital for Women).

Hours of Service

Monday–Friday 9am-5pm (excluding public holidays).