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Additional Maternal and Child Health services

  • Our Maternal and Child Health (MCH) team offers additional services for parents having early parenting difficulties, including breastfeeding advice and support groups.
  • We can also refer you to a range of health professionals and services to suit your needs.
  • The Enhanced MCH service is available for parents who are having significant early parenting difficulties. 
  • Our workers can visit families at home, or another location, to offer support.
  • Referrals are made through the MCH nurse at your local centre
  • If you are having difficulty with breastfeeding, our qualified lactation consultants can assist you. 
  • The service operates one day a week, by appointment only.
  • To find out more about the service or to book an appointment, speak with your MCH nurse. 

Your MCH nurse can provide a referral to groups including:

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