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Healthy Communities

Based in Beeston Village Community Centre, the Healthy Communities team works with and supports community and self-help groups.

Using community development approaches the project works to identify health needs and help with advice, information, and setting up new physical activity, healthy eating and support initiatives in response.

For further information please contact Toshal Bhatia on 07507 644215.

Change 4 Life

The Change 4 Life service offers one to one service to help families with a child aged between 5-11 who are either overweight or may need support with maintining a health weight.

The Middleton project is also part of the larger Change 4 Life national service and can support people with all kinds of activies and events around healthy eating/living. Any parents or community groups in Middleton who would be interested in having a taster session and getting involved in the fun activies offered please get in touch with Toshal Bhatia on 0113 2717231 or Mobile 07908 134300. 

Middleton Baby Cafe

The Middleton Baby Cafe is based at Middleton Family Centre and is a weekly breastfeeding support group that meets every Tuesday between 10am - 12 noon.

The Baby Cafe drop-in centre is set out with coffee tables, comfy sofas and play areas for accompanying toddlers. All breastfeeding or pregnant women are welcome to drop-in. No appointment is neccessary and partners, supporters and health professionals are also welcome.

Baby Cafe drop-ins may be facilitated by midwives, health visitors, lactation consultants or breastfeeding counsellors from the voluntary breastfeeding organisations. Many have peer supporters on hand and some offer their own peer supporter training programmes.

Help is avaliable on all aspects of breastfeeding and its inpact on daily life - from starting to stopping and all the variations in between.

For more information contact Middleton Family Centre, Sissons Road, Middleton. Tel: 0113 276 2386.


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