Antenatal

Having a baby can be a very exciting time and people often have a lot of questions. Please find below a list of resources we hope you will find helpful before your baby arrives.  You will be offered an antenatal home visit by a health visitor and your health visitor will contact you to arrange to see you when your baby is between 10 and 14 days old, you do not need to let your health visitor know you have had your baby, the hospital will inform them.  For more information please contact your local team on one of the numbers below:

 

North team (Clifton) 01904 552322

West team (Acomb) 01904 555475

East team (Tang Hall) 01904 551760

To support you during your pregnancy and prepare you for your new arrival we have put together a list of websites where you can find further information.

Healthy Child Programme                                                 

https://urlzs.com/T1HSH

CYC Yorwellbeing   (Stop smoking, health checks)     

https://www.york.gov.uk/YorWellbeing

Changing Lives (Drug and alcohol issues)                    

http://www.changing-lives.org.uk 

Lullaby Trust (safe sleeping)                                            

https://www.lullabytrust.org.uk/

NHS Choices (health advice, find a dentist)                  

https://www.nhs.uk/pages/home.aspx

NHS Immunisations                                                           

www.nhs.uk/vaccinations

Personal Child Health Record (Red book)                                                               

https://www.rcpch.ac.uk/resources/personal-child-health-record-pchr

Department of Health ‘off to the best start’ (breastfeeding)                         

https://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/baby-friendly-resources/leaflets-and-posters/off-to-the-best-start/

Department of Health ‘guide to bottle feeding’                                              

https://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/baby-friendly-resources/bottle-feeding-resources/guide-to-bottle-feeding/

Independent Domestic Abuse Service                           

https://www.idas.org.uk/

Parenting Track

Find out more information what to expect during those early years from birth to three years old in the Parenting Track.

 

Useful documents

pdfI am on my way (0.96 MB)

 

York Family Information Service

01904 554444

fis@york.gov.uk