Family Nurse Partnership - Wakefield - Better Lives Healthy Futures

Family Nurse Partnership – Wakefield

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Our Family Nurse Partnership service supports women aged 19 and under who are expecting their first child.

The Family Nurse Partnership programme aims to enable young mums to:

  • Have a healthy pregnancy.
  • Improve their child’s health and development.
  • Plan their own futures and achieve their aspirations.

We will support you, from the early stages of your pregnancy until your child is between one and two years old, when you will then receive support from a health visitor. Our support is in addition to that you will receive from your midwife.

Meet the team


Telephone: 07920 061755

Where can you see a family nurse?

Your family nurse will visit you regularly (weekly/fortnightly) as soon as you join the programme until your child is between one and two years old. Visits usually take place at your home.

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Further information

NHS Family Nurse Partnership

The Family Nurse Partnership is a national intensive home visiting programme for first-time young mums and families. Their central website tells you all about the service offer, their aims and impact.

Wakefield Families Together

Wakefield Families Together brings services across the county together to provide the best support for local families. See their website for information and resources local to you.

50 things to do before you're five

Wakefield Council have provided a list of 50 things to do with your child before they reach five. There are some great locations that you can visit to tick off some of the activities and create wonderful memories. There's so much to see and do around the district.

Dolly Parton Imagination Library

It’s completely free to sign up your baby to the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, delivered in partnership between Spectrum CIC and Wakefield Council. All books in the Imagination Library are high quality and age appropriate, having been carefully selected by a panel of experts in early childhood literacy and reading. Books are sent free in the post every month, until your child's fourth birthday.

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The FAB Wakefield team are based alongside The Ridings Centre and offer antenatal support , one-to-one home visits, a 24-hour helpline, a Facebook goup and breastfeeding support groups.

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