Here is our top pick of apps and activities from NHS Choices website around the topic of children and families

Pregnancy and Birth

Whatever you want to know about getting pregnant, being pregnant or caring for your new baby, you should find it here.

Baby Rashes A Visual Guide



Childhood Conditions -  visual guide

Use this visual guide to help you identify common conditions and illnesses that may affect your child. Includes conditions such as measles, slapped cheek syndrome, chicken pox and warts.

Widget guide to childhood illnesses


Childhood  - how much do you know about raising the under 5s? 

Childhood is a great time to start eating healthily and keeping active. Find out how much you know about raising a healthy 1-5 year old, with this short quiz.


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Birth-to-five development timeline

An interactive guide to child development from birth to five years old, including videos and advice to help parents along the way.




Childhood Vacination Schedule

Here's a checklist of the vaccines that are routinely offered to everyone in the UK for free on the NHS, and the ages at which they should ideally be given.If you're not sure whether you or your child have had all your routine vaccinations, ask your GP or practice nurse to find out for you. It may be possible to catch up later in life.



Young People

 Mood Swings - talking to your teenager

Getting teenagers to talk openly about what's bothering them can be hard. Follow these tips to help get them talking to you about their worries.

Skin Conditions

The skin is the largest organ of the body. It protects you, heals itself and lasts a lifetime. Find out how to keep your skin looking and feeling its best.


Browse the NHS Choices library of over 1,000 videos. We’ll show you where to find the very latest news and research from the NHS on all aspects of pregnancy and children’s development that will fascinate you.

Directory of local voluntary and community health and wellbeing services in Kingston

Search and find the services in Kingston that can help your family stay well and happy.