Resources for parents

A handy list of resources, videos, useful links and other items to help you give your child the best possible start in life.

Common childhood illnesses & well-being (Children aged 0 – 4)

Including information about a child’s first few months, childhood illnesses (e.g. fever, constipation, allergies), more serious illnesses (e.g asthma and chickenpox) and general welfare.

Common Childhood Illnesses

Top tips from the Institute of Health Visitors

With guides on: Moving from pregnancy to the first few weeks; Breastfeeding; Mental Health; Healthy Nutrition; Minor Illness and Reducing Accidents ; Health and Development of your toddler.


Useful websites:

Speech and Language:

EPUT Speech and Language Therapy


The Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
The Breastfeeding Network
La Leche League GB
The Multiple Births Foundation
The National Childbirth Trust
Start4Life – With a dedicated section on breastfeeding
The Breasfeeding Companion – Video tutorials at different stages of babies’ development

Diet and Nutrition:

First Steps Nutrition information and resources to support eating well from pre­-conception to five years, including evidence-based information about formula milks.