Being a parent
There is a lot to consider after the birth of a baby and the start of family life. The information on these pages should help and support you with decisions you might make as your family grows.
Find out more information and apply for The Healthy Start Scheme.
Find out how children under four and people who are pregnant or recently gave birth can get free vitamin D supplements.
Guidance on how to sleep your baby to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or cot death.
Advice and guidance on looking after your health when you have just had a baby.
Going back to work is a big step and it is important you feel happy with the childcare choices you have made for your baby or toddler.
Advice and support for mothers, fathers, grandparents and other adults caring for children and young people.
Find out how to help your child maintain a healthy weight as they grow.
Join a group who help make sure services provided to pregnant and new parents are appropriate.
The MMR vaccine protects your child against Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR).
Tips, advice and help on a healthy diet for you and all the family.
If you or someone at home smokes, drinks alcohol or takes drugs remember children learn from what they see and may begin to think that smoking, alcohol or drugs are solutions to problems.
Having your baby vaccinated is the best way to protect them against many childhood illnesses.