0-1 year

Antenatal video – virtual guided session

Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service designed this guidance video to help new parents with antenatal support. This example antenatal session was produced in May 2021 by LiteSwitch TV, and all filming was done in accordance with the Government’s ‘Working Safely During COVID-19 in Film’ guidelines.

Breastfeeding Out and About

Get tips on breastfeeding when out and about and search for local breastfeeding welcome businesses

Developmental Delay

Developmental delay is where your child is not meeting their developmental milestones within the expected age range

Family Hubs and Delivery Sites

Family Hubs are at the heart of our service and offer activities, groups and a place of support for families and children

Feeding Your Baby

We provide evidenced-based information about infant feeding and promote breastfeeding

Support services include

Introducing Solid Foods

After around the first 6 months of life your baby will be ready to start introducing solid foods into their diet

Safer Sleep for Babies

The Safer Sleep information and resources in this section provides simple steps as to how you can sleep your baby to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), known as cot death.