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

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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

Big Virtual Latch On

With around 2000 babies born across Bradford District during lockdown, it’s hoped that local mums who are breastfeeding will spend just a part of their Yorkshire Day taking part in a world first – the Big Virtual Latch On at 10.15 am on Saturday 1 August, celebrating the start of World Breastfeeding Week. Led in […]

Online breastfeeding support

This year’s Celebrating Breastfeeding Week (1-7 June) is focused on supporting breastfeeding during COVID-19, and in our area that means using the latest technology to ensure mums get the advice and support they need despite the pandemic. To protect families and staff, routine face-to-face clinics and visits are currently unavailable, but mums with breastfeeding worries […]