Courses and sessions for new parents or parents to be

Salford City Council is offering two free courses for before and after the birth as well as regular weekly sessions to meet other parents.

Before and after the baby

Our online antenatal course 'Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby' is a great place to get started.

Developed by midwives it will give you practical information about pregnancy and birth, explain why people around the baby are so important and helps you start a relationship with your baby before they are born.

The postnatal course called ‘Getting to know your baby’ looks at babies’ physical and emotional development and how important play is as well as how to understand and respond to crying and developing healthy sleep patterns.

To register or get more information on either course please call Salford Early Help team on 0161 686 7235.

Healthy Child Clinics

To book an appointment please contact your local Health Visiting Team.

Locality

Day

Venue

Contact number

West

Monday

Little Hulton Hub

0161 206 2085

Central

Tuesday

Langworthy Cornerstone

0161 206 6081

North

Wednesday

Swinton Gateway

0161 793 3875

Central

Thursday

Broughton Hub

0161 206 1764

Free weekly sessions at our Family Hubs

These are for parents or carers for babies from birth to 12 months old. Please book using the link below.

Baby Social: This session is for babies non mobile aged from birth to twelve months. Each week we will introduce you to one of our five to thrive key messages and a fun activity you can do at home with your baby. It will also give you the opportunity to connect with other parents and share your experiences. Infant Feeding Champions will also be available to support you with your babies feeding journey and answer any questions you may have.

Locality

Day

Venue

Time

West

Monday

Little Hulton Hub

1pm to 2pm

South

Thursday

Winton Hub

10am to 11am

North

Wednesday

Swinton Gateway

10am to 11am

Central

Thursday

Broughton Hub

10am to 11am

Free online sessions

These are for parents or carers for babies from birth to 12 months old. Please book using the link below.

Introducing Solid Foods: Tuesday 1pm to 2pm

Ready to start introducing your baby to solid foods? This session offers practical advice and guidance and keeps you up to date with all the latest guidelines.

First Tuesday of the month.

Book a place

This page was last updated on 18 May 2021

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