Hampshire Healthy Families is a partnership between Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and Barnardo's to deliver the healthy child programme across Hampshire.
Being parent or carer is a special, rewarding and a wonderful experience. Every child should grow up feeling loved and supported. Here at Hampshire Healthy Families we can signpost you to trusted resources and websites. Below you will find a range of useful information helping you on your journey to supporting your toddler.
Health for Under 5’s offers a wide range of support and information for parents including sleep, nutrition, behaviour, play and much more.
Health For Under 5s
Supporting you and your toddler with toileting
Helping you and your family stay healthy
Taking care of your toddlers teeth
A short video clip on top tips for keeping your toddlers teeth healthy.
Ideas for being physically active with your toddler
Your toddler’s brain is busy doing lots of growing and developing. Find more information on how you can support your infants mental well-being here:
NHS support and advice for play ideas and reading to your child
Barnardo's has a range of service that can support you and your child.
There are a range of tools available to help you manage screen time:
Find out if you are eligible for 30 free hour’s childcare and how to apply.
30 Hours Free Childcare
Information on finding childcare and early years education.
Is your child due to start school in September? Find information here about applying for a reception (Year R) place.
A leaflet on School Readiness:
A guide for parents, carers and practitioners to help ensure the best possible start to school for Hampshire's children.
Please see below for a list of your local toddler groups: