Taking care of children’s health needs is a big responsibility and sometime we all need a bit of help.
Families Information Service can help you find a range of information and advice to help you better understand your pregnancy and early parenthood. You can also find a wealth of information on the Doncaster Health Visitors webpage and our fabulous locally produced trying to toddling guide.
Both of these resources provide fantastic tips about:
- Pregnancy and the first few weeks after birth
- Maintaining good mental health
- Mental health and wellbeing for new mums
- Healthy nutrition
- Children's health and development
Lots of our families in Doncaster have also benefited from getting really helpful information and advice from our local sleep clinics which take place at different venues around Doncaster. Here you can talk to a friendly worker who will help you and your child to get a better night’s sleep by offering workshops, clinics and written materials. We also have a range of parenting programmes that offer opportunities to meet with other parents and address a whole range of issues and subjects related to parenting.
- Family lives
- Start for life
- Positive parenting
- Dealing with difficult behaviour
- Bed wetting and continence problems
You can find lots of health services, including doctors, dentists, etc. on the Healthwatch website.
Safer Sleep for Babies
The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families. You can visit their website for safer sleeping advice. The video below is one of the many helpful resources which The Lullaby Trust offers.