Identify sources of support for parents following the birth of a baby

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator
Unit: Unit 1.6: Understand the needs of the mother and baby during pre-conception, pregnancy and the first year of life
Learning outcome: 3. Understand postnatal care
Assessment criteria: 3.3 Identify sources of support for parents following the birth of a baby

  • Sources of support for parents following the birth of a baby can include:
    • Family and friends
    • Health professionals (particularly the Health Visitor)
    • Local Authority services
    • Charities and community organisations (e.g. SureStart, parent and baby groups etc.)
    • Child health clinics

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