Breastfeeding, weaning, vitamins and allergies

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Breastfeeding advice and support

Breastfeeding advice:

  • THRIVE Online has advice about breastfeeding, telephone helplines, local support groups and links to other useful websites
  • Contact your local children's centre, or speak to your health visitor for further advice and support


Information about how to start weaning your baby:

How to tell if a child has an allergy

If you are concerned that your child may have a food allergy, speak to your GP and discuss your options, such as referral to a Dietitian. You can find out more about food allergies and common symptoms on the NHS Choices website.

If your child has been diagnosed with an allergy, there are organisations such as Anaphylaxis Campaign and Allergy UK which can offer advice and support. 

Vitamin supplements

Information about vitamin supplements: