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Health visiting

We can support families from late pregnancy to when your child turns 5 years of age. We offer all families the healthy child programme, health and development contacts up to the 2-2.5-year review. We can also support up to school entry if you need our help and support - we then hand over to our School Nursing colleagues if necessary.

If you need more than our routine core contacts, we can agree together what extra help and support we can provide, or refer you to the right service.  We offer well baby clinics and support your family’s unique needs including:

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  • transition to parenthood and the early weeks
  • perinatal mental health
  • breastfeeding
  • healthy weight and healthy nutrition
  • managing minor illness and reducing accidents
  • health, wellbeing and development of your child

You can find out more about what health visitors do by watching the short film on the NHS website.

Infant feeding

Support and advice on what and when to feed your child

Essential guide

Health and development contacts


FInd out what to expect from us and when, including useful resources

Children's health and development

You and your pregnancy

Find out how we support you during your pregnancy.

Supporting your pregnancy

Your baby and you (0-12 months)

Age related information and resources to support your family

Supporting your baby

Your toddler and you (1-2 years)

Age related information and resources to support your family

Supporting your toddler

Your child and you (2-5 years)

Age related information and resources to support your family

Supporting your child

Health visitors

Child health drop in clinics

Find out where and when we hold child health clinics in your area

Find your local clinic