Healthier weight during and after pregnancy
Putting on too much weight during pregnancy can increase your risk of gestational diabetes and pre-eclampsia. Here are some resources to help you maintain a healthy weight during and after pregnancy;
Eat well, move well, feel well
Poor health and around 40% of all deaths of adults in England is related to everyday habits and behaviours – such as eating too much unhealthy food, not being active enough or smoking.
The Better Health website can help you avoid future diseases caused by modern lifestyles by taking control of your health by eating a healthier diet, drinking less alcohol, exercising more, and quitting smoking.
Take this online health quiz to identify where you can make changes in your life.
Healthy babies, toddlers and children
The Start4Life website has trusted NHS help and advice for pregnancy, birth and parenthood. It gives advice of how to eat well and keep active during pregnancy. There’s also information on how best to feed a new baby and when to introduce solid foods. There is also a section about the best foods for toddlers and tips to keep them active.
For children, Start4Life helps families understand what foods keep children strong and healthy with easy to cook recipes and ideas to keep kids fit and active.