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Friday 4th December

Event
Description
Time
Location

My Developing Baby

0300 333 5352
publichealthnursing.torbay@nhs.net

Free Booking required

A session for parents with babies 6 to 12-month-old. A place where parents can link with other parents and normalise childhood development. Opportunity to discuss key issues with Support Workers, experience and understand the benefits of play. Places are limited due to Covid, If you feel you would benefit from attending, please talk to a member of the health or children's centre team who will book a place depending on your need.

10:30AM - 11:30AM
Weekly

The Beehive, Paignton Enterprise Centre, Bishops Place, Paignton TQ3 3DZ

We post a new story regular throughout the week for you to enjoy at home with your little one. You can always find all our Story time sessions in the video area on our Facebook page to enjoy again and again.

1:00PM - 1:15PM
Weekly

Online only

Monday 7th December

Event
Description
Time
Location

A virtual group run by Breast Feeding Peer Supporters. A time for parent’s breast feeding, blended feeding formula feeding to come together to share experiences and chat.

10:30AM - 11:30AM
Weekly

Virtual

Tuesday 8th December

Event
Description
Time
Location

We are offering appointment only clinics for people who are worried about their baby or child's development and for those that need to see a health visitor. Please give us a call or email us. Depending on your needs you will receive phone support or been seen face to face. You can also find lots of information, advice and support on our website.


Weekly

Brixham

If you would like support with infant feeding give us a call, contact our hub or email the team. This is for specialist 1 to 1 support from our infant feeding consultant for those experiencing problems with feeding. Depending on your needs you will receive phone support or be seen face to face. You can also find lots of advice and support at our breastfeeding Facebook page.

9:30AM - 1:00PM
Weekly

Online only

A virtual drop in for parents of children under 2 and professionals who are concerned about their speech, language and communication development. This will be delivered via the ‘attend anywhere’ platform. The Speech and Language Therapist will spend up to 10 minutes listening to the parents’/professional's concerns, asking questions and observing how the child and parent/s communicate and interact.

Sign in using the code “Drop In"

10:00AM - 12:00PM
Fortnightly

Online only

A virtual group facilitated by a support worker. A space for new parents to meet, connect and discuss new baby issues. New babies aged up to 6 months old.

11:00AM - 12:00PM
Weekly

Virtual via a link

Wednesday 9th December

Event
Description
Time
Location

A session for parents with babies 6 to 12-month-old. A place where parents can link with other parents and normalise childhood development. Opportunity to discuss key issues with Support Workers, experience and understand the benefits of play. Places are limited due to Covid, If you feel you would benefit from attending, please talk to a member of the health or children's centre team who will book a place depending on your need.

10:30AM - 11:30AM
Weekly

The Barn, Rea Barn Rd, Brixham TQ5 9DF

We post a new story regular throughout the week for you to enjoy at home with your little one. You can always find all our Story time sessions in the video area on our Facebook page to enjoy again and again.

1:00PM - 1:15PM
Weekly

Online only

Thursday 10th December

Event
Description
Time
Location

Child health clinic

0to19torbay.co.uk

Free Booking required

We are offering appointment only clinics for people who are worried about their baby or child's development and for those that need to see a health visitor. Please give us a call or email us. Depending on your needs you will receive phone support or been seen face to face. You can also find lots of information, advice and support on our website.


Weekly

Paignton

My developing toddler group

0300 333 5352
publichealthnursing.torbay@nhs.net
0to19torbay.co.uk

Free Booking required

A weekly session with a rolling programme of development and behaviour support for parents. Weekly development focus

  • General development/Speech, language and communication
  • Sleep
  • Toilet training
  • Managing children’s emotions
  • Dummy use and/or dental info
  • Healthy Lifestyles

Book on for a limited number of families in line with COVID 19 safer measures of working and government guidelines.

9:45AM - 11:15AM
Weekly

Torquay

A session for parents with babies 6 to 12-month-old. A place where parents can link with other parents and normalise childhood development. Opportunity to discuss key issues with Support Workers, experience and understand the benefits of play. Places are limited due to Covid, If you feel you would benefit from attending, please talk to a member of the health or children's centre team who will book a place depending on your need.

10:30AM - 11:30AM
Weekly

Zig Zags, 32 Market St, Torquay TQ1 3AQ

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