Private health visitor
Our Health Visitors play a crucial role in postnatal care, offering specialist advice on support.
Private health visitor
Health visitors are qualified nurses and midwives who have additional training in public health and are vital members of Pregma’s postnatal care community. They play a crucial role in making sure that mum and baby are coping well, offering support and advice.
The advice they give can be aimed at a number of different things.
Health visitors help to:
- Support parents in bringing up their young children
- Provide advice on feeding babies and children
- Assess a child’s growth and development needs of young children
- Support children with special needs
- Advise on behavioural management techniques
- Advise how to reduce risks and prevent accidents and reduce injuries
- Provide private baby vaccinations
Frequently Asked Questions
Our answers to some of the most Frequently Asked Questions regarding Health Visitors.
Private health visitors play a vital role in providing care and support to new parents and their babies. Their advice and guidance can be targeted at behaviour management, infant feeding, child safety, and baby vaccinations to name a few. They can also provide emotional support during this time.
As well as being qualified nurses and midwives, private health visitors have additional qualifications and training in public health, making them a key part of the postnatal journey.
The health visitor tends to visit once before the baby is born and will visit again a week after the birth. Their role is to make sure you and your baby are in good physical and mental health.
Health visitors will be looking for a number of different things, from making sure that the new parents are coping well, if there are any health issues, symptoms of postnatal depression and then also routine baby checks such as feeding, sleeping, crying, minor ailments.
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After an initial call to our Enquiries team, we will arrange a free ten minute “mini consultation” with a specialist. This gives you the chance to speak with a relevant practitioner about your individual needs before deciding on your care.
Whether you have a question about our services or just want to find out more about how we can help, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.