Lewisham Children & Family Centre

baby feeding

Who are Health Visitors and What Do They Do?

Health Visitors are registered nurses or midwives with a specialist qualification in public health. They work with families who have children between the ages of 0 and five. Lewisham Health Visiting Services are provided by Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, and Health Visitors work in five teams, across the Borough.   What your Health Visitor…

Celebrating Breastfeeding

This year’s theme is encouraging the wider family to support with breastfeeding. Everyone plays a unique role in supporting breastfeeding. Why not offer to cook food for the family, or provide childcare for any older children? This helps parents to focus on becoming a family unit! Every breastfeeding journey is unique, but remember you are…

Breastfeeding Celebration Week

This year’s theme is supporting breastfeeding during COVID-19. Breastfeeding is a skill that takes time to get the hang of. Lots of mums wonder if their baby’s feeding well and getting enough – especially in the first few days. But once you’ve mastered it, you’ll probably find it’s the easiest and most satisfying way to…

Weaning and introducing your baby to solid foods

Hello to all our families and carers.  My name is Donna I’m an Early Years Practitioner at Lewisham Children and Family Centres and one of the sessions we run is Starting Solids. We have new sessions starting soon in our centres and online (see poster below), but if you can’t get to a session we…

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