As part of the NHS response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have made changes to the services we provide
We know that this is a worrying time and it will definitely not be how you had planned your parenting journey. You may have concerns in relation to your pregnancy or your children. Our teams are still here and able to support you and your family. How we provide care has changed in 2021. In this animation, which our colleagues at Leeds Community Healthcare have developed, we will share with you what you can expect during a home visit.
In addition, we have harnessed technology and can now offer some virtual consultations as well as telephone support. Contact your local hub for support and advice or take a look through our website for answers to some common parenting issues.
We've included some links and resources from trusted organisations and websites to support you during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Maternal Mental Health Alliance have produced information and resources for whilst you are pregnant and after the birth of your baby 'COVID-19 Looking after your mental health during pregnancy and after birth'
The iHV is dedicated to supporting the health and wellbeing of all families - take a look at their information 'Parenting through Coronavirus (COVID-19)'
The Lullaby Trust and Public Health England have teamed up to produce a short animation to help families who are caring for a baby during the pandemic:
Visit the UK Government website for the most up to date advice.
Hand washing and good hygiene is even more important at this time - take a look at the video, a quick catchy tune to help your child remember the steps to a good hand washing technique.