Your child's health and wellbeing

Thinking and talking about health and emotional wellbeing with your young children is important and helps establishes good behaviours and children taking care of themselves. This is equally important for a well body and mind. Below are some key health providers for the population served by Barts Health. 

Emotional wellbeing

  • NHS Go is a website and an app which offers lots of great advice and information which can help your child think about their emotional health. 

Health eating

The NHS Choices Eatwell Guide shows you how to have a healthy, balanced diet. NHS Choices has lots of useful information on healthy eating including:

Exercise

The Department of Health has produced a useful inforgraphic offering advice on how to make sure your child has the right amount of physical activity (5 to 18 years olds) and information on the benefits of physical activity benefits for babies and children (under 5 years old).

To find out more about the benefits of exercise visit NHS Choices.