Behaviour and Development

Infant crying is normal

Comforting methods can help and it is okay to walk away if your baby is safe. Never shake your baby. Talk to your health visitor or GP or visit for more info.

Safer Sleep Advice

The safest place for your baby to sleep is in a clear, flat and separate sleep space. You can talk to your health visitor or visit for more information.

What's on for you and your child in the Family Hubs

Contact your local family hub for more information and to book any of the programmes below. Visit the Family Hubs tab at the top of the page for your local Family Hub’s contact details and a full list of ‘What’s On’ at each hub.

* Indicates group is by invitation only

Baby Massage*

For babies from 4 weeks to crawlers. Baby Massage sessions will provide a bonding experience for parents/carers and their baby with the added benefits of relaxation, improving weight gain, aiding digestion, improving circulation and improving sleep.

Baby Group

For babies from birth up to confident walkers. Baby group provides early learning-based activities to talk about sleep, weaning, health and development with opportunities for parents and babies to meet.

Stay and Play

For confident walkers to children aged 5 years old. Stay and Play is an early learning and play session with social experiences for families.