Category: Newborns

Triplets marking their first birthday with gifts for other premature babies

Triplets marking their first birthday with gifts for other premature babies

| November 19, 2017 | Reply

A GENEROUS anonymous gift to these premature triplets has inspired their mum to help the families of other babies needing neonatal care this Christmas. Henry, George and James Nalton, from Huddersfiled, were born in December last year at 30 weeks and six days. They spent six weeks receiving neonatal and special care before they were […]

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Locala takes over health visiting service in Calderdale

Locala takes over health visiting service in Calderdale

| September 22, 2017 | Reply

Health visiting and breastfeeding support for Calderdale is now being delivered  by a different provider. Locala Community Partnerships has taken over Public Health Early Years’ Service (PHEYS) for Calderdale. As well as covering health visitors and breastfeeding support, PHEYS also includes oral heath promotion. Richard Palfreeman, Head of Operations for Locala’s Integrated Children’s Services, said: […]

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New nursery space on Neo-Natal Unit at Calderdale Royal Hospital

New nursery space on Neo-Natal Unit at Calderdale Royal Hospital

| June 8, 2017 | Reply

A NEW nursery has opened on Calderdale Royal Hospital’s Neo-Natal Unit named after a little boy who was cared for by staff there. Jake Cross was guest of honour at the opening of the new room, which will provide a nursery space for families preparing to go home, after his parents raised thousands of pounds […]

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Baby Cafe on the move

Baby Cafe on the move

| June 7, 2017 | Reply

Some of the support sessions for breastfeeding mums in Kirklees have changed location. The Baby Cafe, provided by Locala Community Partnerships, moved from Staincliffe and Healey Children’s Centre to Sure Start Birstall and Birkenshaw Children’s Centre at Fieldhead Crescent, Birstall, from June 1. The sessions will still take place on Thursdays but will now happen between […]

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Big Latch On looking for Calderdale’s breastfeeding mums

Big Latch On looking for Calderdale’s breastfeeding mums

| July 29, 2016 | Reply

Calling all breastfeeding mums! Calderdale Breastfeeding Peer Support Network is urging parents to bring their little ones to take part in a world-wide Big Latch On, aimed at celebrating and supporting breastfeeding. Mums, partners, family and friends are being invited to Wellholme Children’s Centre on Bradford Road in Brighouse on Friday, August 5. They will […]

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Top award for baby feeding advice in Kirklees

Top award for baby feeding advice in Kirklees

| July 21, 2016 | 1 Reply

Community health services in Kirklees have achieved a top award for providing baby feeding advice. Locala Community Partnerships, which provides NHS community healthcare services in the district, has gained UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative Stage Three accreditation – the highest level possible for giving information about feeding babies. The aim of the accreditation is to ensure […]

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New baby bistro offering feeding support opens in Kirklees

New baby bistro offering feeding support opens in Kirklees

| April 27, 2016 | Reply

New parents in Kirklees are set to get more feeding help now that a new Baby Bistro has opened in Clayton West. Locala Community Partnerships – the social enterprise which provides NHS community healthcare in Kirklees – has trained more peer volunteers to provide support for parents at the United Reformed Church, on Church Lane. […]

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New support group in Huddersfield for under fives with eczma

New support group in Huddersfield for under fives with eczma

| January 30, 2016 | Reply

Parents whose little ones suffer from eczma are being invited to join a new support group. Itchy Titchy’s will meet every other Wednesday at the Yorkshire Children’s Centre, Brian Jackson House, Huddersfield from February 3 in a bid to help families with children aged under five struggling with the condition. Kelle Myers, Volunteer Coordinator at […]

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Feeding help on offer to new parents at new Dewsbury Baby Bistro

Feeding help on offer to new parents at new Dewsbury Baby Bistro

| January 26, 2016 | Reply

New mums in Dewsbury are being offered feeding help from other parents at the latest Kirklees Baby Bistro. Locala Community Partnerships, which provides NHS community healthcare in Kirklees, Calderdale and Bradford, has trained even more volunteers to launch its eleventh bistro at Dewsbury Moor and Scout Hill Children’s Centre. The bistro – which takes place from […]

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Fund raising ball invite for Calderdale and Kirklees tots

Fund raising ball invite for Calderdale and Kirklees tots

| January 10, 2016 | Reply

Calderdale and Huddersfield’s babies and toddlers are being invited to get their glad rags on for a good cause. A Charity Valentine’s Baby Ball is being organised to raise funds for the Neonatal Unit at Calderdale Royal Hospital and Bliss – the charity which helps premature and sick babies. The event takes place on Sunday, February […]

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