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Baby group: A friendly group for parents and babies to have fun and socialise in a warm community environment. This group is for under 1s

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Baby Massage: Please call us to be put on the waiting list, we will then call you when dates for the course are finalised

Breastfeeding One to One support: We offer 1:1 appointments with peer supporters to answer all your questions about feeding your baby, suitable for both ante-natal and post-natal. Please call us to book an appointment
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Early Bird:  A session run by our midwife for pregnant Mums and their partners.  All relevant new parent-to-be information is handed out here and there’s time to explain and answer any questions

Introducing Solid Foods: A session run by the Health Visiting team on the 4th Tuesday of every month. This session is aimed at children between 3-6 months old and focuses on when to start bringing solids into your baby’s diet as well as portion size and oral health. Please call to book
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Little Chefs: A 6 week course focusing on the Eat Well guide where parents and children can learn how to cook tasty, healthy meals. Please call to book on

Post Natal Group: A five week course run by Health Visitors helping to answer those little questions now that baby has arrived! Contact Riverside to book.
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Self Weighing available! Thursdays between 11am and 2.30pm

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Stay and Play: A session which does exactly what is says; time for you and your child to play with friends. This group is aimed at 1-3 year olds though siblings between 0-5 years old are welcome


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Two and a Half Year Old Check: Invite only, please call the health visiting team on 01634 382 863 if your child is 2½ and you haven't yet recieved your invite!
You and Your Baby: A session run by the midwifery team who help new parents with all the little things they might need to know once the baby arrives!
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Understanding Your Child: A 10 week parenting course focused on improving the relationship between you and your child. Please note we are unable to offer a crèche for this course and do check the timetable for dates

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Volunteers: Please ask the team about volunteering at the Children's Centre!

Welly Wednesdays: A session where we explore the world around us in our awesome outdoor ‘Den’, whatever the weather! Please check the timetable for dates and make sure you bring suitable clothing with you. Give us a call to book on

10-12 Month Development Reviews: An invite only review run by the health visiting team, please call 01634 382 863 to book

  • Riverside Primary School and Children's Centre
  • St Edmund's Way, Rainham, Kent, ME8 8ET
  • E-Mail:office@riverside.medway.sch.uk
  • Telephone: 01634 338700
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