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: "Kinder. Softer. More Loving."

May 05, 2021

With only 10 days until the end of our Save Babes Frankston campaign, one of our woman tells her story. Hear from Jade how vital The Babes Project was to her journey into motherhood. One of our first ever Frankston mamas, Jade thought she could do it alone when she found...

Save Babes Frankston: "It made me feel like I was less alone"

May 03, 2021

When Justyna discovered she was pregnant with twins in her mid-forties, “everything was just a major whirlwind.” “I just had convinced myself that it wasn't going to be possible for me anymore and... here I was, pregnant and just not prepared for it at all.” In one of her first...

We're Stronger When We Partner With: Eat For You

Apr 30, 2021

We're so excited to have another young and game-changing company on our side, partnering with us to give women the support they need. Eat for You produce food that fosters health and wellbeing. They create organic, nutrient dense, delicious food and DIY recipes, using only whole food ingredients to support...

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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