Home Start Croydon

Many parents need advice, support and friendship during the early years of parenthood.

Home-Start helps families by providing practical and emotional support in the home where there is at least one child aged 5 or under.

Telephone: 020 8667 0207



Breastfeeding cafes

Do you need breastfeeding support, have a new baby or are you pregnant and want to find out more about breastfeeding and chat to other mums in a small friendly group. Then join us at our next session. No need for an appointment – just turn up! Find out more about Breastfeeding support.

Breastfeeding baby cafes

Best Start Services

Best Start is a service from pregnancy until your child turns 5. It is made up of a number of different organisations all working together to support you to give your child the Best Start in life.

Facebook: croydonbeststart

Twitter: @cbeststart


Baby Buddy App

Baby Buddy is an award winning mobile phone app for new parents and parents-to-be, created by mums, doctors and midwives.

Download from: Google Play: Baby Buddy

Download from: iTunes: Baby Buddy

Maternity Services at Croydon Hospital

Our midwives will be with you every step of the way, offering your help and advice throughout your pregnancy.

Telephone: 020 8401 3000 ext 4202


My Maternity Journey in South West London

Having a baby is a huge moment in a woman’s life. Your local NHS
would like to make sure you get the maternity care you want, in the
place you want, whenever possible.

For more information please download our Maternity Leaflet

Family Nurse Partnership Service

For those aged 19 years or under going through their first pregnancy and provides dedicated support to parents to ensure that new families get the best start.

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