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  1. Maternal and child health services

    07 Apr 2020

    Your local maternal and child health service will be a great source of support after your baby is born...

  2. Breakfast

    12 Mar 2020

    Children who skip breakfast may lack sufficient vitamins and minerals including iron, calcium, zinc and vitamin B2...

  3. Maternal and child health – visit 8 - eighteen month visit

    11 Mar 2020

    This is your eighth key age and stage visit with a maternal and child health nurse in your local area. Maternal and child health nurses work in partnership with families to care for babies and young...

  4. Children's feet and shoes

    03 Mar 2020

    A child learning to walk receives important sensory information from the soles of their feet, and shoes can make walking more difficult...

  5. Maternal and child health - visit 1 - first visit at home

    18 Feb 2020

    This is your first key age and stage visit with a maternal and child health nurse – there are 10 visits in total from birth to when your child is three and a half years...

  6. Evacuating with infants in an emergency - Advice for parents and carers

    06 Feb 2020

    Due to the vulnerability of infants and the large amount of supplies required to safely formula feed infants in situations where there is no access to power or clean water, it is recommended that all...

  7. Hot weather and child safety

    Hot weather and child safety

    Babies and children can quickly lose body fluids in hot weather, which can lead to dehydration...

  8. Child safety in the car

    29 Nov 2019

    Taking care to restrain children correctly while travelling in a car is the best way to prevent injuries...

  9. Maternal and child health - visit 2 - two week visit

    25 Nov 2019

    This is your two week key age and stage visit with a maternal and child health nurse – there are 10 visits in total from birth to when your child is three and a half years...

  10. Maternal and child health – visit 4 - eight week visit

    25 Nov 2019

    This is your eight week key age and stage visit with a maternal and child health nurse – there are 10 visits in total from birth to when your child is three and a half years...