Baby Clinic: New Baby 6 week check / Immunisations

When we receive notification of your delivery we will book your baby for a 6 week check by appointment with the doctor in Baby Clinic. We will also arrange an appointment for their first immunisations with the nurse in Baby Clinic.

Please see the section below for our Electronic Baby Pack mentioned at your 6 week check appointment, which includes lots of useful information about your new born.

Post Natal

Available by appointment at 6 weeks post-delivery, linked to your baby's 6 week check.

Well Baby Clinic

This is a health visitor led clinic for general advice about feeding and development. The clinic is run in the Garden Suite on the ground floor of Gracefield Gardens. Please ask at the main reception for more details or look at the health visitor information in the healthcare team section of our staff pages.

At other times the Health Start Team are available on 020 3049 4002.

Health visiting telephone advice service

Call 0203 049 8166 for free support and advice for families with children aged five and under. 
When your named health visitor is unavailable you can phone to talk about weaning, sleeping, immunisations, minor ailments and much more.

Opening hours: 
Monday to Friday 5pm – 8pm, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays 10am – 4pm. 

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Lambeth Early Action Partership (LEAP)

LEAP is an innovative programme created to better the lives of thousands of children in the Lambeth community, focusing on four wards Stockwell, Coldharbour, Vassall and Tulse Hill.

For more info see: http://www.leaplambeth.org.uk/ 

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Struggling to gather items for your baby? Or you would like to donate used items for others to use? 

Baby Bank - https://littlevillagehq.org/ 

Little Village is here to make it as easy as possible for local families to support one another during times of need.

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Electronic Baby Pack

Immunisation schedule and immunisation information video:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/851521/PHE_11490_IMM_up_to_one_year_A5_booklet_Dec2019.pdf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1VDqqoGgW0

Guide to coughs, colds, earaches, and sore throats:

http://www.whenshouldiworry.com/resources/When%20should%20I%20worry-Booklet_England-with%20111%20service_2016.pdf

Breastfeeding support:

https://www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/our-services/maternity/after-your-baby-is-born/community-breast-feeding.aspx#na

Safety of your baby at home:

https://www.capt.org.uk/

Free Vitamin D card and details of where to get it:

https://love.lambeth.gov.uk/free-vitamin-d-for-healthy-teeth-and-bones/

https://love.lambeth.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/PDF-Free-vitamin-d-updated-pharmacy-list-may-2016.pdf

Contraception after giving birth:

https://www.sexwise.fpa.org.uk/contraception/contraceptive-choices-after-youve-had-baby

Updated BCG Vaccination information:

BCG Leaflet 2020

Delicious free meals for Lambeth families with new babies:

http://healthylivingplatform.org/new-baby

Free Meals from LEAP

The Exchange Surgery’s new baby leaflet (including how to make appointment s and when to use A&E)

New Baby Leaflet

Other information that you may find useful:

https://www.healthystart.nhs.uk/

https://www.happity.co.uk/streatham/baby-toddler-classes

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/bottle-feeding-advice/

https://www.nhs.uk/start4life

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