Infant feeding

The Infant Feeding Support Workers provide a high standard of Infant feeding support by face to face, telephone or virtual appointments.


They run infant feeding clinics where you can discuss any matters relating to feeding your baby; breastfeeding, formula feeding & introducing solid foods. Advice can also be provided to expectant parents. They also offer monthly ‘Introduction to Solid Food’ virtual workshops to all families in Thurrock. 


Infant feeding advice can also be given at the child health clinics or by calling the duty Health Visitor on 0300 300 1999, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.


Face to face appointments at our infant feeding clinics are held across Thurrock at the following Health Centres and Family Hubs:


Tilbury Family Hub

London Road 
RM18 8EY


Grays Health Centre

Brooke Road 
RM17 5BY


South Ockendon Family Hub 

2a Afton Drive

South Ockendon

RM15 5PA


Corringham Integrated Medical and Wellbeing Centre (CIMWC)

105 The Sorrells
Stanford Le Hope
SS17 7ES

Getting ready for baby


Bottle feeding

Moving onto solid foods

Translated resources

The UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative have produced Breast and Bottle Feeding information leaflets in a range of languages, including Arabic, Bengali, Hindi, Lithuanian, Mandarin, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu:

Foreign language resources - Baby Friendly Initiative (