Accessibility tools


When you are around 28 weeks pregnant, the Health Visiting team will write to you and offer you the opportunity to discuss your pregnancy and your baby’s wellbeing including:

  • the support you may need for the future
  • how you feel about becoming a parent
  • the support around you including what to expect after your baby is born.

The following sections have useful advice and information including details on how to book a Bump and Beyond antenatal session and how to access our free online 'Understanding your pregnancy' guide.

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Free Bump and Beyond virtual antenatal sessions with the Health Visiting team are available for you and your birthing partner to attend from 28 weeks pregnant onwards. 

You can book your session online.

The virtual session includes: the role of the Health Visiting teamemotional wellbeing and ​​​​​​​breastfeeding your baby

You can view the website links provided in the session on our Bump and Beyond webpage.


For breastfeeding tips, advice and information, please visit the Breastfeeding and infant feeding page

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You can visit the Healthy Surrey website for advice on your emotional wellbeing.

The Insitute of Health Visiting website also has emotional wellbeing tips.

Watch the video to find out about the Surrey perinatal mental health service.



Do you know why Vitamin D supplements are important for you and your child?

Please read more on our Vitamin D page where you can also find information about the Healthy Start Scheme.

Read more about eating well during pregnancy on the First Steps Nutrition website.


If you and/or your children are scared, frightened, being controlled or hurt by someone you know or live with please contact:

In an emergency, call 999.

Visit the Healthy Surrey website for advice, advocacy, practical help and support.

Baby Buddy is free a pregnancy and parenting app which provides trusted, evidence-based information and self care tools for parents, co-parents and caregivers in Surrey. 

It aims to empower you to build your knowledge and confidence, from early pregnancy to your child’s first birthday with: 


  • Fun, engaging interactive features to ‘learn without the burn’
  • A huge video library – including tips on breastfeeding and the Small Wonders Change Programme for premature and low birthweight babies 
  • Out of the Blue – videos promoting mental health 
  • Support and advice particularly tailored to dads 
  • ‘Today’s information’ - personalised, bite-size daily updates  

Watch the video to find out more

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99% of parents using the app say that it’s easy to use and has helped them to take care of their children. 

Download the app from your usual app store by searching on ‘Baby Buddy’. 

Families living in Surrey can get access to free online guides that include top tips from childcare, education and NHS health experts.

Visit our Free guides: understanding your baby, child or teenager page to find out more.