This book provides information on many aspects of pregnancy and a list of useful organisations. It is given to expectant mothers resident in Northern Ireland through primary care services (antenatal clinics, GPs or health visitors).
Immunisation for babies up to a year old (English and translations) | HSC Public Health Agency
This booklet provides information on the routine immunisations that are given to babies up to a year old to protect them from serious childhood diseases. Translations are of the 2017 leaflet, some details may vary.
Off to a good start | HSC Public Health Agency
This book presents the reasons why mothers and babies benefit from breastfeeding and explains how to breastfeed successfully. It covers issues including how breastfeeding works, positioning and attachment, how to know if breastfeeding is going well, expressing milk, breastfeeding and babies in speci…
Birth to five | HSC Public Health Agency
This book provides information on caring for children up to five years old and contact details for useful organisations. It is available to new parents resident in Northern Ireland through primary care services (antenatal clinics, GPs or health visitors).
Bottlefeeding | HSC Public Health Agency
This booklet provides new safety inormation on the preparation and storage of infant formula milk and is aimed at minimising the risk of infection from bacteria that may sometimes be present in the milk powder. It explains how to sterilise feeding equipment and make up formula milk, and highlights t…
Potty training information and tips from the experts to guide you through the process of getting your child out of nappies and into pants for good. Every child is different; they learn to walk and talk at different times and they learn how to use the toilet at different times too. However, most chil…
Make it Safe - 2014 legal requirements for internal window blinds | HSC Public Health Agency
This leaflet will tell you what to look for in new blinds and how to make existing blinds safer.The leaflet was produced by the British Blind and Shutter Association. The BBSA is the UK’s only trade association representingcompanies that manufacture, supply and install interior and exterior blinds,a…
Safer Sleeping Card
Reducing the risk of sudden infant death
Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) is the sudden, unexpected death of an infant that remains unexplained.
A New Baby & the Family Dog
Begin to prepare your dog as soon as you are aware that there is going to be a new baby in the house. The more time you spend on training your dog and helping him to adjust to the changes that are coming, the easier the whole process will be.