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Breastfeeding Out and About
Get tips on breastfeeding when out and about and search for local breastfeeding welcome businesses
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, clinics and a place of support for families and children
Introducing Solid Foods
After around the first 6 months of life your baby will be ready to start introducing solid foods into their diet
JADES: Journey of Autism Diagnosis and Early Support
We initiate an in-depth assessment to potentially rule out or confirm a diagnosis of autism.
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.
Essex Child and family wellbeing colleagues are trained to offer information and support regarding safer sleep for babies and your Health Visitor will discuss this with you at your new birth visit. Information and support is also available at our family hub drop-ins across Essex.