NHS information - babies and children's health Bradford and Wakefield

Better lives, healthy futures

Family Health services
Helping to give families across Bradford and Wakefield the healthiest possible start to life.

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Better lives, healthy futures

Family Health services
Helping to give families across Bradford and Wakefield the healthiest possible start to life.

Start learning

Welcome

Welcome to the Family Health services website. Here you can find useful, reliable NHS information to help keep your family healthy. Use the Quick Links below or visit the Information Zone to search for helpful advice and guidance by age group, topic or service. Take a look at our About page for full details of the services we provide across the Wakefield and Bradford Council areas.

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Breastfeeding

There are many benefits to breastfeeding for both you and your baby and in the first few days you and your baby will still be getting to know each other.
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Immunisation and vaccinations

Immunisation is a way of protecting against serious infectious diseases.
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Play

Play is not just fun, it helps young children to learn.
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Latest news

Activities and advice for #AntiBullying Week 16-22 November 2020

Parents and carers are a vital piece of the puzzle in tackling bullying as you guide and support your child through their school years. You’ll find lots of helpful information about bullying and cyber-bullying here on the Better lives, healthy futures website. We’re also sharing this #AntiBullyingWeek tool developed by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, the National […]

Helping mums and babies stay well in lockdown and beyond

Parents of babies born this year are being advised that breastfeeding is one of the best ways to build a baby’s immune system and keep them healthy now and in the future. Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Strategic Breastfeeding Lead Jane Dickens says: “Breastfeeding may be a technique as old as the human race […]