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
Grays Health Centre
South Ockendon Family Hub
2a Afton Drive
Corringham Integrated Medical and Wellbeing Centre (CIMWC)
105 The Sorrells
Stanford Le Hope
Getting ready for baby
Moving onto solid foods
Videos (UNICEF Baby Friendly)
Other useful websites
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: