Healthier Together

A tool that gives consistent, accurate and trustworthy healthcare advice. The information on this site has been reviewed by experts in child health, your local paediatricians, GPs and clinicians across the region.


Croydon Maternity Services

You can now refer yourself directly to a midwife to reduce delays. See more information about Croydon University Hospital maternity services.

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

Health Help Now

Health Help Now has been developed by North and East London Commissioning Support Unit with input from local GPs and other health professionals. It lists common symptoms and offers advice and suggestions for treatment.

For more information please visit: Health Help Now

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

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


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.

Further Information:

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