The Flying Start Health team offers an enhanced health visiting service for families with children under school age up to 4 years of age in the flying start areas of Anglesey.
The team consists of health visitors and community nursery nurses working together with families, midwives, GPs, children's services, child care settings and the wider Flying Start team to offer support and guidance before birth and through the first years of your child's life.
The team offers one-to-one home based support and community setting based sessions offering support in many different ways,such as:
Keeping yourself healthy throughout the pregnancy, information on equipment you might need, support in your first days.
Healthy Start Scheme
Find out if you are entitled to Healthy Start vouchers for fresh fruit and vegetables and vitamins.
Advice and support on breastfeeding issues, helping you to feed your baby appropriately.
Portion sizes, first weaning foods, family foods and how to progress your child's nutrition.
Home safety checks
Advice on how to ensure that your home is child friendly so reducing accidents.
Offering support for new mums and dads with babies aged 0-6 months. The clubs offer baby massage sessions, advice on a wide range of health topics, for example, feeding your baby, safe sleep, dental care as well as activities designed to encourage and support your baby’s development.
Please read our Health Visiting Service (PDF) booklet for further information.
If you would like information on any of the above, please contact the Flying Start Health Team.