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Due to the ongoing pandemic, and to help keep you and our colleagues safe we’re following national guidance and minimising face to face contacts. We will continue to support you through video consultation, telephone consultations and virtual clinics and we’ll see you face to face where this is safe, and the most appropriate way to support you in line with the national guidance.

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Useful links

The information you receive from various sources at this important time may seem overwhelming and it can sometimes be hard to pick out what advice to follow. Therefore, please investigate the selection of helpful links that we would endorse as being reliable sources of information in line with current evidence-based best practice.

Infant Sleep Information Source (BASIS)

BASIS is a source of helpful advice based on up-to-date research based evidence about infant sleep. There’s also an Infant Sleep App.

Lullaby Trust

Provides expert advice on safer baby sleep and how to reduce the risks of sudden infant death syndrome.

Birth to five

This book, produced for the NHS and Public Health provides reliable information on caring for children.

Best Beginnings

Best Beginnings is a charity working to give every child in the UK the best start in life.

NHS Start 4 Life

Getting babies healthy and active from birth gets them off to the best start.

Healthy Start

With Healthy Start, you get free vouchers every week to spend on milk, plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and vitamins.

UNICEF Baby Friendly

Protecting, promoting & supporting breastfeeding & close, loving parent-infant relationships.

ABM

Association of breastfeeding mothers

The Breastfeeding Network

An independent source of support and information for breastfeeding women and others.

First Steps Nutrition

First Steps Nutrition Trust is an independent nutrition charity that provides information and resources to support eating well from pre-conception to five years.

DadPad

Top tips for new dads.

The NCT

The UK’s largest charity for parents.

La Leche

Mother to mother support for breastfeeding mums

Domestic violence support in B&NES

Domestic violence and abuse support and advice available for families in B&NES

 

Additional links:

Julian House – Is a charity supporting domestic violence/homelessness/recovery from addiction/Mental Health support

https://www.julianhouse.org.uk/

 

Womans Aid – Women’s Aid is a grassroots federation working together to provide life-saving services in England and build a future where domestic abuse is not tolerated

https://www.womensaid.org.uk/

 

Southside –  Southside is there for you whether you are grappling with problems such as domestic abuse, substance abuse, mental health difficulties; or problems with finance and debt, housing issues or concerns related to education and employment.

http://south-side.org.uk/

MIND – for better mental health

https://www.mind.org.uk/

 

Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) – Accidents can be prevented

https://www.capt.org.uk/

 

 

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