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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0-4

Play

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

Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)

The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to protect patients, our community and NHS staff while ensuring as many services as possible are available to the public. For the latest information and guidance visit our main Bradford District Care […]

Supporting local mums to start and continue breastfeeding

A new local campaign aims to ensure that all women are supported if they choose to start and continue breastfeeding. Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Strategic Breastfeeding Lead Jane Dickens explains: “Breastfeeding is one of the most natural and life enhancing human activities, providing all the nutrients and drinks a baby needs until they’re […]