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Work and pregnancy

If you work with chemicals, lead or X-rays, or in a job with a lot of lifting, you may be risking your and your baby's health. If you have any worries about this, talk to your doctor, midwife, occupational health nurse, union representative, or someone in the…

Work out how much weight you need to lose

Use the BMI calculator above to work out how much weight you need to lose before starting the NHS weight loss plan. The BMI tool will tell you if you're in the healthy weight range and, if necessary, how much you need to lose to achieve a healthy…

Worried about your teenager?

It can be difficult for parents to tell whether their teenagers are just "being teens" or whether there is something more serious going on. Many of the symptoms listed below can often be attributed to normal teenage behaviour. However, if you're worried, it can be helpful…

You and your body just after birth

The first few days with your new baby can be a very emotional time for you and your partner. There's a lot to learn and do as new parents. There is the excitement of getting to know your baby, but you will also be tired,…

Young Advisers

Could you be a Young Adviser? If you are aged 12 to 25, live in Havering and have a disability then you can help to get young disabled people’s voices heard and have fun by joining our group

Young People's Local Offer - Education

Young people are required by law to stay in some form of education or training until they are 18 years old. Most children young people with special educational needs and disabilities will be able to attend mainstream schools and educational facilities. Some children and young…

Young People's Local Offer - Health

In this section you can find out about how to take care of yourself, access services for particular conditions, locate hospices and ideas on maintaining a healthy lifestyle. There are links to many different support groups and organisations, which can provide further information and advice,…

Young People's Local Offer Early Years, Childcare & Funding

Choosing an early education or childcare provider is one of the biggest decisions parents make for children aged from birth to five.  Early education and childcare for two, three and four year olds in Havering is delivered in safe, caring and fun provisions, all of whom are…

Young Peoples Local Offer - Preparing For Adulthood

When a young person moves from childhood into adulthood, there will often be a transition from the support they receive moving from children’s to adult services. In preparation for adulthood, most young people will require support in 4 main areas to ensure the transition is…

Your adopted child's health needs

Children adopted from care will have experienced trauma and loss, even if they were adopted shortly after birth. Some may have additional needs resulting from physical, mental or emotional problems or disabilities. When a possible match is suggested with you and a child, this is…
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