Lewisham Children & Family Centre

healthy lifestyles

Drop-in Vitamin D is back!

You can now drop-in to our centres to register or collect your Vitamin D Monday to Friday at 10am – 3pm  What is vitamin D Vitamin D is very important for you and your baby.  It helps your bodies to absorb calcium, which is essential for keeping bones healthy throughout life.  Vitamin D helps to…

Lets Stop Food Waste!

Minimising Food Waste is great way to save money and minimise waste.  Love Food Hate Waste says: “in UK households we waste 6.5 million tonnes of it every year, 4.5 million of which is edible. We’re not talking egg shells or chicken bones… We mean the last few bites from your plate that you couldn’t…

It’s Walk to School Week 2022!

The number of children walking to school has dropped significantly in a generation when 70% of children walked to school, now it is just over half. Many working families can find walking to school difficult due to the pressures of getting to work and taking children to difficult schools or settings. If you can manage…

Loneliness

We can all be affected by loneliness at different points during our life and being a parent can often make us feel lonely or isolated. Feeling lonely can leave us feeling embarrassed and low but it’s important to remember that feeling lonely is perfectly normal and that  there is help out there to help us…

It’s Springtime!

Spring is here and after the last two years of restrictions it feels like Spring is full of possibilities to get out there and enjoy the natural world. Why not go on a spring walk and download this free nature treasure hunt checklist from Little Owls Resources. Focus on the smells, sounds and nature around…

It’s Global Recycling Day!

Facts about Climate Change Human activity has warmed the planet by 1.1°C in the last 200 years. Most of the warming has occurred in the past 35 years. As the planet warms we are seeing more extreme weather events such as heatwaves, droughts, massive storms, and flood. More droughts and floods means that crops fail…

Download the free food scanner app

Just scan the barcode, swipe to see the healthier options available, and make the swap the next time you’re out shopping. Grab your phone and start making healthier swaps. Watch the video here  Just scan the barcode, swipe to see the healthier options available, and make the swap the next time you’re out shopping. Grab your…

Give yourself and your family a Fruit & Veg Boost

Sign up for a Fruit & Veg Boost with NHS Better Health – Healthier Families By boosting the fruit and veg in your daily diet you’re helping to protect yourself and your family from diseases like heart disease and some cancers, plus you don’t need to make any big changes to your current diet, or…

Are your child’s immunisations up to date?

Over the pandemic it has often been difficult to make and keep appointments but vaccinations are the best way to protect your baby against many childhood illnesses, for example measles, meningitis and rubella. There are several routine vaccinations that will be offered to your child from the age of eight weeks. Vaccinations are quick, safe…

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