Child and Family Health
The Children’s Centre works closely with health partners to provide the following services:
|Drop in baby clinics||Provides a chance to have your baby weighed, to ask the Health Visitors for advice and guidance, and to speak to an Outreach worker from the Centre|
|Two year developmental checks||These are booked directly through your health visitor and held at the Centre|
|Breastfeeding support||We are a Breastfeeding friendly Centre and our Outreach team are trained Unicef Breastfeeding Friendly Advisors. This Centre has recently achieved the Unicef Breastfeeding Friendly Award|
|First Time Mums||This is a midwife led postnatal group delivered on a 6 week rolling programme at St John's Childrens Centre. Please call to book.|
|Healthy Start Vitamins||The following are now available for purchase at the Children's Centre (suitable for vegetarians and halal):
We have worked hard to create a warm, welcoming and comfortable environment at our Centre so that families feel comfortable to spend time, ask questions and learn more about creating a positive family life.
We have also been accredited as Baby Friendly by Unicef.
Useful Breastfeeding Links