We are a community based organisation which provides information and support for women and their families and promotes self-reliance and confidence in pregnancy, birth and parenting.

Celebrating Mental Health Week

Thank you to the NT Mental Health Coalition for the mini grant to celebrate Mental Health Week (6th – 14th October).  We are planning a Wellbeing Morning Tea for Friday, 11th October at the Nightcliff Community Centre 9am – put it in your calendars and come down for a nurturing morning with CEA.


Love, Sleep & Baby’s Brain tickets available!

Due to popular demand, we have been able to secure a bigger venue at the Airport Hotel, across the road from the Airport Resort.  So if you missed out, jump onto the booking page on the link below and get a ticket.  We are sure, these ones won’t last long either, so don’t delay:

Love, Sleep & Your Baby’s Brain: Saturday, 7th September – 9am – 11am (plus question time until 12pm) at the Rydges Airport Hotel – tickets $30  BOOK NOW


Pinky Morning Tea!

Please come and welcome Pinky McKay to Darwin this Friday, 6th September.  We will be starting off 9.30am at Sunset Park on the Nightcliff Foreshore. (near the Nightcliff Jetty).  This is purely a social and relaxed occasion to show Pinky a  little piece of the Top End and introduce ourselves.  Please bring your own blanket, food & drinks.  Everyone is welcome!


Pinky McKay coming to Darwin!

CEA is proud to be able to host Pinky McKay and her workshops “Toddler Tactics” and “Love, Sleep & Your Baby’s Brain” in Darwin. Pinky is a parent educator, author and Lactation Consultant. She specialises in gentle parenting styles that honour mothers’ natural instincts to respond to their babies and empower a positive response from infants and toddlers. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to participate in these workshops and learn practical parenting strategies and confidence. Tickets on sale soon – stay tuned!

Toddler Tactics: Friday, 6th September – 5.30pm at the Theatrette, Museum & Art Gallery of NT

Love, Sleep & Your Baby’s Brain: Saturday, 7th September – 9am at the Airport Resort

Find out more about Pinky!

CEA would like to thank the North Territory Government for the Community Benefit Grant which has enabled our organisation to bring Pinky McKay to Darwin.


July Morning Tea at the Darwin Toy Library

Our last Morning Tea at the Darwin Toy Library was a fabulous morning of fun and toys in the garden – make sure you join us for our next one which is Thursday 25th July.  Everyone is welcome, so bring friends and family – the Darwin Toy Library will be providing tea and coffee and we will bring something to munch on.  Looking forward to another beautiful dry season morning with you.


CEA Darwin is looking for Educators

Are you passionate about empowerment of women and families during childbirth?

CEA Darwin is looking for Educators committed to the delivery of best practice information that will support women and their families to make informed choices through the childbirth journey and in early parenthood. Our antenatal education classes are run monthly throughout the year.  Each course consists of 4 sessions held on a set evening once a week. These positions are casual and we are flexible with days and job sharing.

Childbirth Educator: for the delivery of our antenatal education classes. Applicants are required to be currently registered Midwives or accredited Childbirth Educators.

Lactation Consultant: for the delivery of our antenatal breastfeeding education class – a regular part of our antenatal education course; 1 – 2 sessions per month. Applicants are required to have current accreditation as a Lactation Consultant.

More information can be found in Positions Available on this website.

Interested applicants can submit a written expression of interest with resume and contact details for at least one referee to Info@ceadarwin.asn.au


Morning Tea at the Darwin Toy Library

Our next Morning Tea will be at the Darwin Toy Library.  Put Thursday 27th June in your calendars, and join us for a morning of good company and lots of fun in the garden.  Everyone is welcome, so bring friends and family and if you can a snack to share.  We will be providing tea and coffee.  Looking forward to a beautiful dry season morning with you.


Mother’s Day Morning Tea, with author Kim Lock

Come and join us on Saturday, 11 May at 9.00am to celebrate all things mother. We will be meeting in our garden at Nightcliff Community Centre and are lucky enough to be joined by Kim Lock who will be talking about her new book Peace, Love and Khaki Socks. The book is set in Darwin and is all about our favourite topic – pregnancy, birth and empowerment. You can find out more about Kim at her website http://kimlockauthor.com/.

Look forward to seeing you there.


Our next morning tea – Friday 5 April

Join us at our next morning tea on Friday at 9.00am at our office. Claire Humprey from Territory Child Care Group will also be coming along to share information about Family Day Care in our area, about both places in childcare and about opportunities to start your own if interested. Hope to see you there.


Mums & Bubs is back!

Mums and Bubs class is a fun and social fitness session for mums with babies from 6 weeks of age until they begin crawling. At Mums and Bubs, you will learn simple core strengthening moves and stretches appropriate to your body and level of fitness.  Set in a supportive and caring environment, it is designed especially for mums to be able to attend to bub if needed.   Held every Tuesday 9.00am – 10.30am in the Meeting Room at the Nightcliff Community Centre. There is no  need to book for this class, just come along with baby and yoga mat.