During pregnancy


Once your baby is born

Breastfeeding

  • From Bump to Breastfeeding - a set of helpful films by Best Beginnings from mothers about their breastfeeding journeys. It gives useful information on the benefits of breastfeeding and tips for new mums. 

Immunisations and medicine 

  • NHS Choices, Vaccinations - this page gives advice and guidance on what immunisations babies and children need. The page also features a handy calendar to help you plan GP visits and keep up to date with the schedule. 
  • NHS Choices, medicines for babies and children - Medicines aren't always needed for minor illnesses like coughs and colds. However, if your child does need a medicine, it's important they have one that's right for their age and you know how to give it to them safely - this page covers a number of topics, including, antibiotics, taking your babies temperature and ibuprofen/paracetamol advice.

Parenting 

  • NCT, parenting - Life as a new mum or dad is exciting, challenging and tiring. Here you can find articles about life with your baby or toddler including feeding, sleeping, health and development, communication and babycare basics.

Safe Sleeping 

  • The Lullaby Trust - The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families. It also has information on swaddling and wrapping your baby so they safe safe to sleep. 


Looking after you

Mental health

Housing 

  • Shelter, advice on housingUseful information and advice on how to claim housing benefits, council housing and homelessness. 

Nutrition

  • Eatwell guide - A useful chart showing the types of food you should be eating each day to help you have a balanced diet. 

What is FNP

How the programme can make a difference to you

Blogs

Contributions from across the whole FNP community

Find us 

Find your local FNP team

Graduating from FNP

Saying goodbye and moving forward