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How to keep your baby or toddler active

Ways to get your baby moving Why tummy time is important Baby bouncers, walkers and seats Physical activity for toddlers Enjoy being active together Activity for young children with a disability Coping with a very active toddler Does my child have attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)?…

How to report adult safeguarding concerns

Safeguarding is aimed at anybody aged 18 or over who has care and support needs and who is unable to protect themselves from either the risk or the experience of abuse or neglect.  Local services must work together to safeguard adults in a way that…

Immunisation

Immunisation is the best way to protect your children from serious diseases. Have your children immunised at the right times to make sure they stays healthy and prevent the spread of childhood diseases. Immunisation against certain illnesses in adults is also important. Check that you…

Incontinence, urinary

Urinary incontinence is the unintentional passing of urine. It's a common problem thought to affect millions of people. There are several types of urinary incontinence, including: stress incontinence - when urine leaks out at times when your bladder is under pressure; for example, when you…

Living with incontinence

Follow our tips on how to cope with the daily challenges of living with incontinence. Enjoy good sex Prepare for local trips How to look after your skin What to take on holiday How to manage incontinence at work Fight depression with talking therapy Enjoy good sex…

Long term conditions

We are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of people with long term conditions in Waltham Forest. Conditions such as diabetes, cancer and heart disease affect many people in the borough and there has been a strong rise of tuberculosis in the UK, particularly…

Looking after someone with dementia

If you have dementia, or you are looking after someone who has dementia, you are likely to face many practical issues in your daily life. People with dementia can feel vulnerable as their condition progresses and they increasingly rely on other people to do things…

Male condoms: know the facts

There are lots of myths about male condoms. Make sure you know the facts before you use one. MYTH: You have to be 18 to buy condoms.TRUTH: Condoms are available at any age and free of charge from contraception clinics, Brook centres, sexual health (GUM) clinics, further…

Male sexual problems

It's estimated 1 in 10 men has a problem related to having sex, such as premature ejaculation or erectile dysfunction. Find out more through the links below.   Sexual problems can affect any man, whether he is straight, gay, bisexual or transgender. Erectile dysfunction (impotence) This is when a man can't get,…

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.…
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