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When will parents/ caregivers receive the Baby Bundle?

Parents and caregivers will receive a Baby Bundle when they are discharged from a public or private NSW hospital.

What if my baby is born at home?

If your baby is born at home, you can request a Baby Bundle when you register your baby through NSW Births, Deaths and Marriages. The Baby Bundle will be delivered to a nominated NSW address free of charge.

What if my baby is born interstate or overseas?

If your baby is born interstate or overseas, and either parent is a NSW resident at the time of their baby's birth, you can request a Baby Bundle via MOH-BabyBundles@health.nsw.gov.au.

The Baby Bundle will be delivered to a nominated NSW address free of charge if the parent lives in NSW.

Will adoptive or foster parents receive a Baby Bundle?

Yes, adoptive and foster parents of babies up to the age of three months who live in NSW will receive a Baby Bundle.

Will parents/caregivers who give birth to multiple babies be given more than one Baby Bundle?

Yes, the Baby Bundle is for each baby born, so twins will be eligible for two Baby Bundles and triplets will be eligible for three Baby Bundles.

What if I live interstate or overseas but my baby is born in a NSW hospital, can I receive a Baby Bundle?

Baby Bundles are a NSW Government initiative and are intended to benefit those who live in NSW. Parents or caregivers must live in NSW to receive a Baby Bundle.

Is the Baby Bundle means tested?

No. The Baby Bundle is offered to parents and caregivers of every baby born, who lives in NSW and is a NSW resident at the time of their baby's birth.

Are there other options if parents/caregivers don't want or need the Baby Bundle?

No. Baby Bundles are intended to support all families in NSW with the initial costs of having a baby and to promote infant health and wellbeing however accepting one will be voluntary.

How have the contents of the Baby Bundle been decided?

The products and information in the Baby Bundle were carefully selected to align with NSW Health policies that support health and development related outcomes.

How big are the Baby Bundles?

Each Baby Bundle is approximately 450mm (L) x 350mm (H) x 200mm (W) and weighs a total of 2.5 kilograms.

Are the contents of the Baby Bundle Australian made/sourced?

An open procurement process, in line with NSW Government policy, was undertaken to source products for the Baby Bundle. There are four suppliers who have been contracted to supply products for the Baby Bundle. Each of these suppliers is Australian owned and classified as a small to medium enterprise.

Who has the NSW Government contracted to deliver the Baby Bundle?

Civic Disability Services, a Sydney-based social enterprise, has been awarded the contract for logistics, assembly and distribution of the Baby Bundle.

What if I want to know more about the Baby Bundle?

Contact MOH-BabyBundles@health.nsw.gov.au if you have further questions about the Baby Bundle.


Current as at: Friday 15 October 2021
Contact page owner: Maternity, Child and Family