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Health Guide for Children in Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest CCG has developed a downloadable guide, website and app to help parents looks after the health of their children.

'A Parent's guide to Child Health and Common Illnesses’ is packed full of tips to help parents safely manage any worrying symptoms safely at home, and to help them know when and how to seek help and advice. It also contains useful general health advice and contact details for local services for families with young children.

All new parents in Waltham Forest will be given the guide shortly after birth by the midwife, along with their 'red book'. An app for iPhone and android is available to download: search childhealthguidewf. 

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