The Olive Guide is a handy guide to services and activities for new parents in the local area. Two editions of this booklet have been produced for the Baw Baw Shire, and a first edition is in production for the Latrobe Shire. The booklet features information on where to access services for breastfeeding, information on mental health and wellbeing, support following the birth of your baby, local antenatal care options for during your pregnancy, as well as tips for dads in supporting a partner during pregnancy. There is also a shortlist of local eateries that are family friendly for parents in need of space for a pram, a highchair and baby change area as well as being breastfeeding friendly. Other information includes ways to get out and about in the community to reduce social isolation, and tips to make shopping and cooking nutritious food that little bit easier.
The second (current) edition of the Olive Guide was produced thanks to the support of these businesses through the sale of advertising spaces.
The Latrobe Shire edition is currently selling advertising space in order to fund the printing and distribution. If you are a business owner and would like more information, please read the following documents and contact us to secure your ad space.