Children's Health and Wellbeing
This section provides information on a range of child health and wellbeing subjects from a guide on child development to information on immunisations, child safety, breastfeeding, potty training, illnesses, healthy eating play and sleep. All the documents are in pdf format and can be downloaded from this page.
Accidents - First aid information for common accidents.
Acute diarrhoea and vomiting - Your guide to acute diarrhoea and vomiting or ‘gastroenteritis’.
Blind Cord Campaign - Free blind cord safety education materials on offer to child and family service providers in England and Wales.
Behaviour - There are many things that affect a child's behaviour.
Breastfeeding - The importance of breastfeeding for both mum and baby.
Development - Children are born different and also develop at different rates
Festive Safety - Simple tips to keep your family safe at Christmas.
Formula Feeding - New safety advice.
Illnesses - Causes and what you can do.
Immunisations - A guide to when your baby will be immunised.
Plagiocephaly - This is a disorder that affects the skull.
Play - Play is an essential part of children's education.
Potty Training - The best time to start toilet training is when your child is fit and well.
Safety - Keeping children safe is one of the main priorities of being a parent or carer.
Sleep - How to settle your baby at night.
Teeth - Dental care information.
Unlicensed Medicines - Information for parents and carers.
Weaning - The weaning age is between 18-26 weeks.