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. We provide services to families across the Wakefield and Bradford Council areas. On these pages you’ll find lots of information about the services we provide and to help you and your family have a healthy future. Our information zone is packed with useful resources - search there by child age group or for a specific topic or service.

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

How safe are your blinds?

Millions of households in the UK have blinds manufactured before 2014 which may not have child safety devices. If your home has old blinds it’s important to know how to make them safe as, sadly, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (ROSPA) reports that at least 33 children have died in the UK […]

Movember and men’s health

November is men’s health awareness month. You may already be aware of the Movember campaign which aims to raise awareness of prostrate cancer as well as other health concerns. Find out the five things every man should know about their health at the Movember website which also has links to other useful information about men’s […]