Our response to the Parent/User survey
Some information about food
Chatterbox sessions April- July 2018: If you have any concerns about your child's speech and language development these sessions are for you.
Time Out for Me: A Crisis support and coping skills group for Croydon parents
A drop-in for pregnant and breastfeeding mums and families. Relax and join us for coffee, support and information.
Bottle feeding advice
If you are planning to bottle feed with expressed breast milk or infant formula, these tips will help keep your baby safe and healthy.
Benefits of breastfeeding
It's never too early to start thinking about how you're going to feed your baby. But you don't have to make up your mind until your baby is born.
Come into Selhurst and ask Sonya for your own Baby feeding cue ring.
It is not just babies and toddlers that need their food cutting for them. We suggest that up to the age of five all children are at risk because they don't chew as well, their swallowing is not quite as coordinated and they can get distracted when they are eating. Parents and carers should chop up soft fruits such as grapes and cherry tomatoes into quarters before giving them to children, and make sure youngsters are supervised while eating.
Volunteers needed/Everyone needs a bit of help sometimes.
Try and read for 10 minutes every day, the effects will last a lifetime!
Events at South Norwood Library.
This is an outline of the usual developmental progress for a two year old child. It is intended as a guideline for parents and it is important to remember that all children are different and children can vary in the age at which they achieve the same skill. If you are concerned about any aspect of your child's development, nutrition or behaviour contact your Health Visitor and make an appointment to see her.
Independent Support: Education, Health and Care Plans.
To enable you to meet with a midwife in addition to your allocated ante natal appointments.
Get help and support learning on line skills: Get skills, get support, get connected every Friday from 9-4pm.
There are over one million people of all ages in England who have a learning disability. Only 200,000 of these currently appear on GP registers. Nearly one million people are missing from this register and not getting the health check to which they are entitled. Do not assume that your GP will have automatically registered your child on the learning disability register. Contact them now to make sure that our children receive the best possible health care now and in the future.
Chill'n'Chat Special is weekly group for parents and carers of children with special needs. We recognise that all children are unique and they all develop and learn at different rates. Your child does not need to have a formal diagnosis for you to attend these sessions.
Difficulties around eating? We may be able to help:Healthy eating; Tantrums at mealtimes; Refusing to sit down with the family; Fussy eating; Refusing certain foods; Family stress Constant snacking; Demanding unhealthy foods; Helping themselves in the fridge/cupboards.
Childminders & Pre-school list eligible for 2 year old funded places.
PRISM is the new umbrella name for a group of organisations that you may have already heard of in Croydon; The National Autistic Society (NAS), Parents In Partnership (PiP), Jubilee Parenting, and Woodlands Children's Centre. We will now be working closely together to provide services to families of children with special needs in the borough, supported by Croydon Council.
Early contact before 12 weeks of pregnancy to maternity services is important to ensure best care for you and your baby.
This takes place at Broad Green library every monday 10-11 am