Come and join our Start Well team for a variety of live virtual workshops and information sessions.

These are a great opportunity for you to meet our team, support and enhance your child’s development.

If you are unable to attend our sessions but need support please contact your Health Visitor or our Health Visiting and School Nursing Advice Line on – 0161 835 6789

If you are unable to access a live session you can watch pre recorded videos in your own time:

Monday 5th February / Tuesday 15th April 2024

You, Your Baby & Birth with Stockport Community Midwives

Join Sam and Kim in our pre recorded video for you to view in your own time.

Sessions cover how you and your baby

work together during the different stages of labour.

For parents to be and those supporting parents to be

Pre-recorded video:

Dad Matters – Labour, birth and beyond

7.30pm – 8.30pm

Join Dad Matters for a session on how you can provide support during labour, birth and beyond. An opportunity to chat about aiding your baby’s development, consoling your baby, how to cope with a crying baby and how to look after yourself in this major life transition and much more!

Dads-to-be and new dads with babies under 12 weeks old.

Monday 5th Feb:

Monday 15th April:

Tuesday 6th February / Tuesday 16th April

Top Tips To Talking

9.30am – – 11.00am

support your child’s speech and language development with our Speech and Language Therapists.

Amazing Babies

10am – 11am

Join our Infant Parent Service to learn more about how a baby’s brain develops and how we can help to build it, content of session may vary

For parents and carers conception to 2 years.

There is no session in February but join us on Tuesday 16th April at 10am. 

Tuesday 16th April:

Breastfeeding Workshop

1pm – 2pm

Join our Infant Feeding Team for lots of advice and tips around breastfeeding

For families antenatal and postnatal/

Tuesday 6th February:

Tuesday 16th April:

Physical life skills for
little ones!

Pre-recorded video:

Direct video link:

Physical activity is vital in children’s all round development, enabling them to pursue happy, healthy and active lives. Feel free to watch a pre recorded video from our Physio and Occupational Therapist, which will help you support your child in positive and nurturing ways to help them develop physical skills for life.

For parents/carers with children
9 months – 5 years

Wednesday 7th February / Wednesday 17th April 2024

Join our Early Years Workers for Little Eaters

9.30am – 10.45am

No More Nappies

11.30am – 12.45pm

Advice and tips for toilet training.

Wednesday 7th February:

Wednesday 17th April:

Safer Sleep

1pm – 2.15pm

Advice and support around safe sleep with our Start Well Health
Visiting Team

For parents and carers pre birth to 1 year.

Wednesday 7th February:

Wednesday 17th April:

Little Eaters

9am – 10.45am

Are you a Stockport parent or carer confused about when to start introducing solid foods to your baby?

Are you unsure about what and how much to give them?

Find answers to these questions and more by joining the Start Well Stockport Early Years Workers for our ‘Little Eaters’ session for lots of advice and guidance on introducing solid foods to your baby.

Wednesday 17th April:


Thursday 8th February / Thursday 18th April 2024

Emotional Regulation

9.30am – 11.30am

Do you struggle when your child has a meltdown?

Join our Parenting Team for advice on how to help your child stay calm and understand why this happens

For parents / carers of children up to 10 years.

Thursday 8th February:

Thursday 18th April:

Top Tips to Talking


Support your child’s speech and language development with our Speech and Language Therapists.

Thursday 18th April:

Thursday 29th February / Thursday 2nd May 2024

Sleep Seminar

9.30am – 12.00pm

Do you have a child aged 2 -10 years of age?

Do you struggle with your child’s disrupted sleep?

Do you feel exhausted?

If yes then the Parenting Team would like to invite you to come along to their virtual Sleep Seminar.

The session will include useful information about understanding sleep cycles, establishing bedtime routines and how to support children’s sleep patterns; and we will provide you with some helpful handouts that will support the session.

Thursday 29th February

Thursday 2nd May: