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Avoiding alcohol

Keep you and your baby safe during pregnancy by avoiding alcohol.
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Strep A/Scarlet Fever

Parents and carers are being asked to be on the lookout for symptoms of Group A Streptococcus, or ‘GAS’, in children (more commonly known as Scarlet Fever).
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Health visiting – Wakefield

Your Wakefield 0-19 service of health visitors (including family nurses) and school nurses is now being provided by Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust (HDFT). For more details, please visit HDFT’s website.
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Health visiting – Bradford

Health visitors along with school nurses, are trained specialist community public health nurses (SCPHN) who are qualified nurses or midwives that have done further training at an advanced level.
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Antenatal contact

Congratulations on your pregnancy! Our health visiting team is here to help you and your family prepare for your baby's arrival. Watch the video and read on to find out how we can help.
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10 – 14 day contact

Your health visitor will visit you when your baby is between 10 and 14 days old.
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6 – 8 week contact

When your baby is between six and eight weeks old we will see you again.
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3 – 4 month contact

When your baby is three to four months old you’ll be contacted by your health visitor, or a member of the team.
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9 – 12 month contact

Nine to twelve months old is the next time you will be offered an appointment with your health visitor, or a member of the team.
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