Child Health

Bookstart For Families

Bookstart is the world’s first national bookgifting programme, giving free books to all children in England and Wales at two key ages before school.

Website: www.booktrust.org.uk/bookstart

Start For Life

Help and advice for a healthy and happy baby/child.

Website: www.nhs.uk/start4life

CATCH

CATCH is a free NHS health app for parents and carers of children from pregnancy to age 5.

Website: www.catchapp.co.uk

Childhood illness visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Website: NHS: Visual Guide for Childhood illnesses

iCan

The children’s communication charity. Helping children develop the speech, language and communication skills.

Website: www.ican.org.uk

The Lullaby Trust

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.

Website: www.lullabytrust.org.uk

Health Visiting Service Cheshire East

The Health Visiting Service in Cheshire East delivers the Healthy Child Programme to all parents and families of pre-school children.

Website: www.wchc.nhs.uk

Vaccination planner

Download a personalised vaccination calendar, which highlights the dates your child needs to have their vaccinations by.

Website: NHS: Vaccination Schedule