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IN HERTFORD

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The Daisy Foundation offers many options of classes for you from 14wks-birth (we offer Postnatal too) Daisy Birthing is a weekly class for Mum, offering 90 mins of birth breathing, yoga movement and relaxation, alongside Birth education. Daisy Parent is a comphrensive workshop for you both, covering everything you'll need for labour, birth and those early weeks as Parents (inc feeding)

thedaisyfoundation.com

07940772705

Sucklings Yard (op Angels At Play), Church Street, Ware, SG12 9EN

Welcome to the East Herts Family Centre Service East Herts Family Centre Service·Wednesday, 19 September 2018 Hertfordshire's Family Centre Service brings children's centres, health visiting and school nursing together to provide a more joined up service for children, young people and their families from pregnancy through to when a child reaches 19. The Family Centre Service will enable families to access available services from any Hertfordshire Family Centre, allowing families to fit more sessions and services around busy family lives. Purpose of Family Centres - To give every child the best possible start in life so they can access every opportunity and become healthy resilient adults - To give children, young people and their families the opportunity to thrive, to achieve the best physical, psychological, emotional, social, health and educational outcomes, and to be as independent as possible. - To give consistent and responsive support to children, young people and their families from pregnancy until 19 Name changes Children's Centres will be called Family Centres and the staff will be called Family Support staff. Health Visitors and School Nurses will be called Public Health Nurses. Together we are the Hertfordshire Family Centre Service. Where to find Family Centres Services will run from Family Centres, health clinics and many other community buildings just as they do now. Some of the services that offered to families will run on different days. What age range will services be offered to? Family Support staff will work with families with children from 0-11 years. We made this change because parents/carers told us that they would like access to support until their children are older. Our Public Health Nurses (0-5 service) will support families during pregnancy until children are 5 years old. Then our Public Health Nurses (5- 19 service) will support school aged children to maintain and improve their health so they can get the best out of their education. These nurses will be working in school settings but there will be opportunities for families to be seen in other places such as the Family Centre or at a local health centre. Everyone will work closely together so that families get the help they need all in one place when it makes sense to do that. Activities and services One of the main differences Hertfordshire families will experience is that families will no longer be restricted to accessing services via their designated 'local' Centre. Families will be able to access available services from any Hertfordshire Family Centre, allowing them to fit more sessions and services around busy family life. Our Family Centre Service will offer a range of different support groups, activities and services for families and their child/children to help them grow and develop well including: · support during pregnancy including antenatal classes · new birth visits · baby feeding support · 6-8 week check for mums and their babies · support to live healthy lives · support to have healthy relationships · well baby clinics · family learning activities · find local parenting courses · development health reviews at age 1 and 2 years · support for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) · support for parents to return to work, education and volunteering · vision and hearing screening in reception year · individual child and family support (on a wide range of issues) · advice and information e.g. healthy teeth, early education and childcare, sleeping, child illnesses · advice and information on teenage health for teenagers and parents/carers · one to one support for teenagers at school on health issues such as exam stress, keeping active, healthy eating Reregistering Families who are currently registered with Children Centres will need to re-register with the new service. This is to make sure that the new services are compliant with a new law, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

www.hertsfamilycentres.org

0300 123 7572

Clappers Lane, Watton at Stone, Hertford, SG14 3QA
Free
Indoors

The Butterflies Community Group meets monthly (keep an eye on our events page and our news and notices for the dates of this). This is a small and friendly group. if you are feeling isolated, anxious or simply overwhelmed by motherhood, then come and join us for a chat and a cuppa. The groups are FREE funded by local community fundraisers and donations. Toys available for the children. Parking onsite of 5 mins walk from hertford east station.

butterfliescommunity.ssupport
0769315591

The Mill House, Hertford, SG13 7JY

Welcome to the East Herts Family Centre Service East Herts Family Centre Service·Wednesday, 19 September 2018 Hertfordshire's Family Centre Service brings children's centres, health visiting and school nursing together to provide a more joined up service for children, young people and their families from pregnancy through to when a child reaches 19. The Family Centre Service will enable families to access available services from any Hertfordshire Family Centre, allowing families to fit more sessions and services around busy family lives. Purpose of Family Centres - To give every child the best possible start in life so they can access every opportunity and become healthy resilient adults - To give children, young people and their families the opportunity to thrive, to achieve the best physical, psychological, emotional, social, health and educational outcomes, and to be as independent as possible. - To give consistent and responsive support to children, young people and their families from pregnancy until 19 Name changes Children's Centres will be called Family Centres and the staff will be called Family Support staff. Health Visitors and School Nurses will be called Public Health Nurses. Together we are the Hertfordshire Family Centre Service. Where to find Family Centres Services will run from Family Centres, health clinics and many other community buildings just as they do now. Some of the services that offered to families will run on different days. What age range will services be offered to? Family Support staff will work with families with children from 0-11 years. We made this change because parents/carers told us that they would like access to support until their children are older. Our Public Health Nurses (0-5 service) will support families during pregnancy until children are 5 years old. Then our Public Health Nurses (5- 19 service) will support school aged children to maintain and improve their health so they can get the best out of their education. These nurses will be working in school settings but there will be opportunities for families to be seen in other places such as the Family Centre or at a local health centre. Everyone will work closely together so that families get the help they need all in one place when it makes sense to do that. Activities and services One of the main differences Hertfordshire families will experience is that families will no longer be restricted to accessing services via their designated 'local' Centre. Families will be able to access available services from any Hertfordshire Family Centre, allowing them to fit more sessions and services around busy family life. Our Family Centre Service will offer a range of different support groups, activities and services for families and their child/children to help them grow and develop well including: · support during pregnancy including antenatal classes · new birth visits · baby feeding support · 6-8 week check for mums and their babies · support to live healthy lives · support to have healthy relationships · well baby clinics · family learning activities · find local parenting courses · development health reviews at age 1 and 2 years · support for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) · support for parents to return to work, education and volunteering · vision and hearing screening in reception year · individual child and family support (on a wide range of issues) · advice and information e.g. healthy teeth, early education and childcare, sleeping, child illnesses · advice and information on teenage health for teenagers and parents/carers · one to one support for teenagers at school on health issues such as exam stress, keeping active, healthy eating Reregistering Families who are currently registered with Children Centres will need to re-register with the new service. This is to make sure that the new services are compliant with a new law, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

www.hertsfamilycentres.org

0300 123 7572

Churchfields, , Greencoates, Hertford, SG13 8AE

Citizens Advice give free, independent, impartial and confidential advice and information on a range of subjects including: Benefits, housing and council tax benefits, Consumer Rights and issues, Debt and money advice, Family and relationships, Housing, Legal issues and Employment. They also hold foodbnk vouchers.

www.citizensadvice.org.uk
03444 111 444

Wallfields , Pegs Lane , Hertford, SG13 8EQ
Booking required

Breastfeeding Workshop Our workshop is designed to attend in the antenatal period or early days. Over the course of 3 hours you and a supporter (partner, family member, etc), will learn all about breastfeeding - from the basics of anatomy and physiology, through to positioning and attachment, troubleshooting issues you might encounter and all the equipment you may (or very well may not!) need. £60

thedaisyfoundation.com

07940772705

Sucklings Yard, Church Street, Ware, SG12 9EN

East Herts Sands are a local support group offering emotional support, comfort and information if your baby has died during pregnancy, birth or soon after. Our friendly and relaxed meetings are an opportunity for bereaved parents, family and friends to meet with others who have been through a similar experience. Our meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at 8pm.

www.sands.org.uk

07500468990

Duncombe Road, Bengeo, SG14 3DA

Opening Hours: Sunday Closed; Monday Closed; Tuesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM; Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM; Thursday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM; Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM; Saturday Closed

www.herts.police.uk
01707354000

Hale Rd, Hertford, SG13 8FL

Welcome to the East Herts Family Centre Service East Herts Family Centre Service·Wednesday, 19 September 2018 Hertfordshire's Family Centre Service brings children's centres, health visiting and school nursing together to provide a more joined up service for children, young people and their families from pregnancy through to when a child reaches 19. The Family Centre Service will enable families to access available services from any Hertfordshire Family Centre, allowing families to fit more sessions and services around busy family lives. Purpose of Family Centres - To give every child the best possible start in life so they can access every opportunity and become healthy resilient adults - To give children, young people and their families the opportunity to thrive, to achieve the best physical, psychological, emotional, social, health and educational outcomes, and to be as independent as possible. - To give consistent and responsive support to children, young people and their families from pregnancy until 19 Name changes Children's Centres will be called Family Centres and the staff will be called Family Support staff. Health Visitors and School Nurses will be called Public Health Nurses. Together we are the Hertfordshire Family Centre Service. Where to find Family Centres Services will run from Family Centres, health clinics and many other community buildings just as they do now. Some of the services that offered to families will run on different days. What age range will services be offered to? Family Support staff will work with families with children from 0-11 years. We made this change because parents/carers told us that they would like access to support until their children are older. Our Public Health Nurses (0-5 service) will support families during pregnancy until children are 5 years old. Then our Public Health Nurses (5- 19 service) will support school aged children to maintain and improve their health so they can get the best out of their education. These nurses will be working in school settings but there will be opportunities for families to be seen in other places such as the Family Centre or at a local health centre. Everyone will work closely together so that families get the help they need all in one place when it makes sense to do that. Activities and services One of the main differences Hertfordshire families will experience is that families will no longer be restricted to accessing services via their designated 'local' Centre. Families will be able to access available services from any Hertfordshire Family Centre, allowing them to fit more sessions and services around busy family life. Our Family Centre Service will offer a range of different support groups, activities and services for families and their child/children to help them grow and develop well including: · support during pregnancy including antenatal classes · new birth visits · baby feeding support · 6-8 week check for mums and their babies · support to live healthy lives · support to have healthy relationships · well baby clinics · family learning activities · find local parenting courses · development health reviews at age 1 and 2 years · support for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) · support for parents to return to work, education and volunteering · vision and hearing screening in reception year · individual child and family support (on a wide range of issues) · advice and information e.g. healthy teeth, early education and childcare, sleeping, child illnesses · advice and information on teenage health for teenagers and parents/carers · one to one support for teenagers at school on health issues such as exam stress, keeping active, healthy eating Reregistering Families who are currently registered with Children Centres will need to re-register with the new service. This is to make sure that the new services are compliant with a new law, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

www.hertsfamilycentres.org

0300 123 7572

c/o The Sele School, Welwyn Road, Hertford, SG14 2DG
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