Toxins & Radiation

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


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

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

An interpreter can be arranged for women who do not speak English.

MotherSafe Contact Number.

Phone: 1800 647 848

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).