Are you registered with the Children's Centres? They offer a range of courses, groups and advice. If not visit www.kent.gov.uk/childrenscentres. Get in touch to find out the groups and courses and events they are currently running or visit Facebook to keep up to date with all the news and events
Sure Steps Children's Centre-Ashford
Useful Telephone numbers
Health Visitors 01304 873590
Kent Baby Matters (breastfeeding) 0300 302 0223
NHS Direct 111
24 hour Domestic Violence helpline 0808 2000 247
NSPCC 24hr Child Protection line 0808 800 5000
There are lots of other places you can find information and advice about a wide range of issues and answer questions you may have.
NHS pregnancy and baby guide
More than 200 easy-to-read pages, detailed week-by-week guides and lots of expert videos, parents' tips and interactive tools to explore.
Find advice on all aspects of family life from bonding with your new baby, dealing with tantrums, positive discipline, sleep and eating.
The UK's largest parenting charity with lots of useful evidence based information.
Kent Baby Matters
Lists all of the breastfeeding groups, specialist breastfeeding clinics and peer support programme delivered out of the Children's Centres in Kent.
Born to Move
Born to move is an NHS app to help parents or carers with their newborn babies right up to pre-school age, it is available for both iphones and android.
SmarterPlay is a new app providing families in Kent with exclusive free access to a range of opportunities and facilities to support them in parenting their young children. It is available for both iphones andandroid.