Find out how to keep you and your baby healthy and well.

Infant feeding and breastfeeding

If you need any support in feeding your baby, here are some local support services.

Want more helpful tips and information on breastfeeding? Visit the Start4life website. You can also enable the Breastfeeding Friend from on Amazon Echo and ask Alexa.

Healthy Start scheme

With Healthy Start, you get free vouchers to spend on milk, plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula milk, if you are on certain benefits. You can also get free vitamins. Find out more.

Post natal depression

  • The NHS Choices website offers help and advice to new mums who are feeling down or depressed after childbirth.
  • Bromley and Lewisham Mind - Mindful Mums helps pregnant women and new mums in the London Borough of Bromley to look after themselves during what can be a challenging period of their lives.
  • Gingerbread - Advice and support for single parents

Support and advice

Looking after your new-born can be both challenging and rewarding. Always talk to your health visitor or GP if you have any concerns. The Children and Family centres are also able to offer parenting support and you can visit your local Children and Family Centre to see what support is available for new parents. Further information about Children and Family centres.

Children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND)

You will find further information on SEND from the Bromley Local Offer pages.

Our Local Offer pages provide information about local services, support and activities available to families, children and young people aged 0 - 25 years with special educational needs or disabilities in one place.