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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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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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Bottle feeding

If you choose to bottle feed you may still want to give the first few feeds of colostrum (first milk) before going on to bottle feeding.
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Introducing solid foods (weaning)

You can begin to give your baby food and drinks, other than milk, from six months old.
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Infant feeding

Feeding your baby in the right way for you both can help get your baby get off to the best start in life.
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Nutrition and exercise

There’s lots of information about nutrition and exercise for adults or children
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Healthy start

Healthy Start is a scheme that enables eligible applicants to get free vouchers every week to spend on milk, plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula milk plus free vitamins.
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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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Parent infant relationship

Your relationship with your baby starts much earlier than the first time you meet them.
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