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Broxbourne

Including Hoddesdon, Turnford, Cheshunt and Waltham Cross.

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Dacorum

Including Berkhamsted, Chipperfield, Hemel Hempstead, Kings Langley, Tring and surrounding area.

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East Herts

Including Buntingford, Puckeridge, Watton-at-Stone, Hertford, Ware, Bishop’s Stortford and Sawbridgeworth.

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Hertsmere

Including Borehamwood, Bushey, Potters Bar, Radlett and Shenley.

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North Herts

Including Hitchin, Letchworth, Baldock, Royston and Knebworth.

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St Albans

Including Harpenden, London Colney, Park Street, Redbourn and Wheathampstead.

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Stevenage


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Watford and Three Rivers

Including Abbots Langley, Chorleywood, Croxley Green, Leavesden, Oxhey, Rickmansworth, S. Oxhey.

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Active rhyme time

  • Booking required? No, just drop-in
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Who it's for: Children 6-18 months old (with parent or carer)

Fun, active rhymes and songs for your baby and toddler. A great way to meet other families and develop your child's communication and physical skills.

Baby group

  • Booking required? No, just drop-in
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Who it's for: Non walkers

Meet other families with young babies in a supportive, stimulating and friendly environment. During this session there will be time to meet other local families with similar age babies, play and discover more about your babies development and support your wellbeing as a new parent.

Infant feeding social group

  • Booking required? No, just drop-in
  • Who it's for: Babies 11 days and older (for younger babies, contact your midwife)

These groups are a great opportunity to get out and about and to discuss any responsive feeding questions you may have. There will be UNICEF accredited family centre staff available to support you on your feeding journey. Come along for social chats about any baby feeding questions you may have or just meet other mums/families – all are very welcome

For specialist breastfeeding support please call 0300 123 7572, Select your area, then choose option 1 to talk to a health visitor.

Family Fun

Fun sessions with a wide range of activities for you and your children to play together, meet other local families and the Family Centre team.

As well as lots for Under 5's to enjoy, there will be activities for siblings up to the age of 8.

First aid

  • Booking required? Booking is required, but please see your relevant area timetable for details (if/when a course is scheduled).
  • Duration: 2 hours

This face to face session will provide parents-to-be, parents and carers with important first aid information and advice on such topics as baby and child resuscitation, treating head injuries, choking and burns. Led by an experienced first aid trainer.

Introduction to solid foods

It is recommended to introduce solid foods to your baby around 6 months. Join us when your baby is 4-6 months old so you can prepare early, know the signs your baby is ready for food and get information in line with NHS guidelines as you prepare for this exciting next stage.

Parent café

  • Booking required? No, just drop-in

Meet other local families with children the same age and enjoy refreshments in a relaxed environment. Chat to family support staff about the benefits of the Family Centre Service and find out what's on.

Physical fun session

  • Who it's for: Children aged 18+ months.

A fun, active session. Come and meet other local families and enjoy lots of fun games and play opportunities to support your child with their physical development.

Preparing for parenthood - course

  • Booking required? Yes
  • Who it's for: Expectant parents 25-34 weeks pregnant.

This parenting course covers all the essentials you need to prepare for parenthood and the early years and is delivered by health visitors and family support staff.

Preparing for parenthood social events

  • Booking required? Yes
  • Frequency: Monthly event.
  • Who it's for: Expectant parents at any stage of pregnancy.

Preparing for Parenthood Social Events are a chance for you to meet other families and speak to a friendly member of the Family Support team. Visit your district section for dates, times and booking.

Please note that in South and West Hertfordshire, these sessions have been replaced with free drop-in Baby Fairs (no need to book).

Self weigh

  • Booking required? Yes

An opportunity to check your baby’s weight as well as talk to early start staff from the Family Support Service on a variety of health promotions and parenting support topics.

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