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.

Featured resources from our information zone

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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

Health Visitor helps local mum get the right medical support for her baby

Local mum-of-three Joanne has shared how her Health Visitor supported her family after she noticed how unhappy her son seemed in the first few months of his life. She is encouraging other parents to use their Health Visitor more often for support. Joanne’s son was born a year ago and she soon noticed how unsettled […]

Wakefield families – share your views

Wakefield Council is undertaking a survey around its key services and want to know your attitudes towards, views on and perceptions of physical activity. They’d love to hear from everybody; young people, adults and older adults who live in the district. Complete the survey here, or scan the QR code in the poster below: