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Maternal mental health

Postnatal depression is a type of depression that many parents experience after having a baby. It's a common problem, affecting more than one in every 10 women within a year of giving birth. It can also affect fathers and partners, although this is less common.…

Maternity and child health

Here in Waltham Forest we have a number of resources to support parents and families lead a healthy wholesome life. Download this parent's guide app to find out what to do when your baby or child is ill.

Mental health

Having good mental wellbeing contributes to your mental health and helps protect you from developing mental illness. Mental wellbeing is how you are feeling and how well you can cope with daily life.

Mini-stroke

A transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or "mini stroke" is caused by a temporary disruption in the blood supply to part of the brain. The disruption in blood supply results in a lack of oxygen to the brain. This can cause sudden symptoms similar to a stroke,…

Money

If you're struggling financially or something unexpected happens, life can become stressful and overwhelming. It's important to find the right advice to help you budget, manage bills and debt, and to help you plan for the future.

Money Advice

If you're struggling financially or something unexpected happens, life can become stressful and overwhelming. It's important to find the right advice to help you budget, manage bills, debt and to help you plan for the future. If you're looking for support to manage your personal…

Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC)

The Waltham Forest MARAC is a monthly risk management meeting where professionals share information on high risk cases of domestic violence and abuse and put in place a risk management plan. The MARAC aims to: Share information to increase the safety, health and well-being of…

My Wellbeing Plan

Welcome to Waltham Forest's health and wellbeing planner. My Wellbeing Plan is an easy to use online tool which allows you to create a plan of action to boost your family's wellbeing and make positive changes. Your plans can be as long or short as…

National Eye Health Week

Did you know that 2 million people in the UK are living with sight loss? Research shows half of all sight loss is avoidable and there are small lifestyle changes that could make a big difference to your vision and eye health. For National Eye…

Needs assessment

When deciding if an adult with care and support needs is eligible for support, we must have first completed a needs assessment. A needs assessment is a discussion between you and a professional from the council about your care and support needs. You’ll talk about…
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