Child health clinics

Your health visitor will weigh your baby at the new birth visit, 6–8-week visit, 1 year and 2-year development checks.

If in between these times you are concerned about your baby’s weight gain or growth you can call the duty desk on 0300 300 1813 or attend one of our child health clinics below.


Thames View Health Centre, Bastable Avenue, Barking, IG11 0LG - 13:00-15:00


Julia Engwell Health Centre, Woodward Road, Dagenham, RM9 4SR - 09:30-11:30


Five Elms Health Centre, Five Elms Road, Dagenham, RM9 5TT - 13:30-15:30


Child and Family Centre, 79 Axe Street, Barking, IG11 7lZ - 10:00-12:00


Chadwell Heath Health Centre, Ashton Gardens, Dagenham, RM6 6RT - 09:30-11:30

Parent-led weighing sessions

We have parent led sessions available, where you can come and weigh baby yourself without seeing a health visitor:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday

Child and Family Centre, 79 Axe Street, Barking, IG11 7lZ – 09:00–16:00


Marks Gate Community Hub, Rose Lane Community Centre, Dagenham, RM6 5NJ - 09:00-16:00


Dagenham Library, 1 Church Elm Lane, Dagenham, RM10 9QS -13:00-15:00