The Babes Project

Empowering and supporting women in their pregnancy and early parenting.

Rewriting Motherhood

Every woman needs support, knowledge and an understanding ally to thrive in her motherhood. The Babes Project empowers new mamas to face the fears, tears and challenges, through pregnancy and the first crucial year of baby’s life.

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The Babes Project works with women facing crisis and challenging pregnancies. Our proven perinatal program is delivered by trained and experienced volunteers.

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Expectant Mother


Individual appointments and group activities, vital goods to prepare for baby's arrival, advocacy to health care and other agencies

Baby Book


Hands-on and practical preparation for birth and parenting, facilitated by experienced professionals

Holding Hands

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One-on-one practical planning sessions to help new mamas visualise and achieve the family life they want


Jackie's Story

“Everyone’s capable of being strong. I used to think everything was impossible, but nothing’s impossible now.”

Before her pregnancy, Jackie's life was spiralling, as toxic relationships and habits undermined her health, and her happiness. With the support of The Babes Project, the determined young woman quit drugs and had little Cleo, despite tough circumstances.

“I couldn’t have turned my life around for anything else, but everything is worth it for her.”

Stories From Our Blog

Save Babes Frankston: "Babes helped me see what I could achieve"

Apr 07, 2021

Growing up being raised by her Grandma, Courtney had created a picture of the family life she wanted to provide when she had kids. “Grandma had taken us on when we were really young, and having her in my life helped me realise how someone should be treated, that everyone...

Partnering this International Women's Day

Mar 08, 2021

On 8 March, individuals and organisations around the world will recognise the many achievements of women across industries and countries. There will be morning teas, speeches and awards, providing opportunities for us to learn more about our communities and the people who keep them running.  Of course, International Women’s Day...

Keep Us Here for Her: Save Babes Frankston

Mar 04, 2021

"When I brought Lilly home... getting to that point took so much support and reassurance. The Babes Project was a safe space for me, and that’s how I want my family to be for our baby too.” - Georgia, Frankston Babes mama, 2021 Five years.  That's how long The Babes...

Rewriting Motherhood Book

We Wrote a Book!

The Babes Project's Rewriting Motherhood book was launched in Queen's Hall of Parliament House on Wednesday 10th May and it was amazing!

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