Free pack for new parents

For the 2019 year, The Early Years Count is adding a wonderful new pack to the Bounty  Mother to be Bags.

The Mother to be Bounty Bag is given out for free through most Hospital Antenatal Clinics, Chemists, GPs, Obstetricians and Ultrasound Clinics.

The pack includes a height chart and booklet with information about early learning through the five ways: Play, Care, Talk and Listen, Read and Count, Encourage.

It also provides details about early childhood education and care options for little ones, including playgroup, Early Years Places and kindy.

If you are a mother or parent to be and you haven’t got your Bounty Bag yet, visit a participating chemist to get yours.


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Published — 21 November 2018 Last updated — 29 July 2019

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