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Our information zone is packed with useful resources designed to help both children and parents live the most healthy life possible. You can look for information by child age group, topic or service - just use the appropriate filter below.
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Red Book

The Personal Child Health Record (PCHR), also known as the 'Red Book', is given to parents or carers’ at a child’s birth to record their health and development.
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Development

There’s lots of research that shows the amazing speed a baby’s brain is developing.
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Toilet training

Whether you teach your child to use a potty or a toilet, it’s a new skill for them to learn. It takes patience and it’s important to work with your child.
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Smoking

Stopping smoking is the single biggest thing you can do to improve your health.
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Behaviour

You might find your child’s behaviour difficult to deal with, there can be lots of different reasons for this.
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Play

Play is not just fun, it helps young children to learn.
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Ages and Stages Questionnaires

Your health visiting team will send you two questionnaires before your child's two year review appointment.
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Vitamins

Vitamin D helps keep bones and teeth healthy. It is needed to absorb calcium from the diet.
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