Baby Clinics

Baby Reviews

8 weeks in the baby clinic.  This is run by our nursing team who are trained in developmental checks

11-12 month developmental review with the HV team

27 Month ASQ developmental Review with the HV team

baby clinics

 

Baby Clinics

There are a number of Well Baby and breastfeeding support drop in clinics in the area - please remember to bring your red book (parent held record):

Hook/Chessington

Chessington Children’s Centre, 30 Buckland Road, Chessington, KT9 1JF

Tuesday: 1.00pm-2.30pm

Breastfeeding support – Tuesday: 1.00pm-3.00pm

 

The Merritt Centre, 60 Merritt Gardens, Chessington, KT9 2GY

Thursday: 2.00pm-3.30pm

Friday: 9.30am-11.00am

 
Kingston

Kingston Town Children’s Centre, 40 Villiers Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT1 3AR

Wednesday: 9.30am-11.00am

Breastfeeding support – Wednesday: 10.30am-12.00pm

 

North Kingston Children’s Centre, Latchmere Road, Kingston upon Thames, KT2 5TT

Monday: 1.00pm-2.30pm

 
Surbiton

Tolworth Children’s Centre, School Lane, Surbiton, KT6 7SA

Wednesday: 1.15pm-2.45pm

Thursday: 9:30-11.00am (by appointment only, please call 020 8274 7718)

Breastfeeding support – Friday: 9.30am-11.30am

 
New Malden/Old Malden

New Malden Children’s Centre, Burlington Road, New Malden, KT3 4LR

Wednesday: 9.15am-10.45am

Breastfeeding support – Wednesday: 10.30am-12.00pm

 

Old Malden Children’s Centre, Malden Manor Primary School, Lawrence Avenue, KT3 5NB

Friday: 9.30am-11.00am

 

Recommended Weighing

Every 1-2 weeks for the first 4-6 weeks - Monthly up to 3 months unless requested otherwise by a health professional - Then at 6 months, one year, and yearly thereafter unless requested otherwise by a health professional.

You can come in to the Kingston branch at any time during our opening hours to weight your baby.

 

Recommended Length Measure

At birth, 6 weeks, 1 year, and yearly thereafter

A ’Birth to Five’ Booklet can be found on the Department of Health website under publications www.dh.gov.uk

 

Health Visitor Recommended Websites and Apps

Parent Child Health Record (Red Book)

www.eRedbook.org.uk

Best Beginnings Buddy App

www.bestbeginnings.org.uk

Breastfeeding

NHS Choices

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/breastfeeding-first-days/

Start for Life Leaflet

Guide to Bottle Feeding

Start for Life Leaflet

Safer Sleep

Lullaby Trust

https://www.lullabytrust.org.uk/safer-sleep-advice/

Unicef

https://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/baby-friendly-resources/sleep-and-night-time-resources/caring-for-your-baby-at-night/

Vitamin D

NHS Choices

https://www.nhs.uk/news/food-and-diet/the-new-guidelines-on-vitamin-d-what-you-need-to-know/

Changing Nappies

NHS Choices

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/nappies/

Immunisations

NHS Choices

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/

Immunisations Up To One Year

Maternal and Paternal Mood

Institute of Health Visiting

https://ihv.org.uk/for-health-visitors/resources-for-members/resource/ihv-tips-for-parents/mental-health/emotional-health-and-wellbeing-mothers/

https://ihv.org.uk/for-health-visitors/resources-for-members/resource/ihv-tips-for-parents/mental-health/emotional-health-and-wellbeing-fathers/

Post Natal Exercises

NHS Choices

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/your-body-after-childbirth/

Moving on to Solids

NHS Choices

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/solid-foods-weaning/

Start for Life

https://www.nhs.uk/start4life/weaning

First Step Nutrition First

https://www.firststepsnutrition.org/

Healthy Eating

NHS Choices

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/understanding-food-groups/

Dental Health

National Institute of Health Visiting

https://ihv.org.uk/news-and-views/news/new-phe-guidance-health-matters-child-dental-health/

Home Safety

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

https://ihv.org.uk/news-and-views/news/new-phe-guidance-health-matters-child-dental-health/

Toilet Training

ERIC

https://www.eric.org.uk/pages/category/potty-training

NHS Choices

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/potty-training-tips/