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Building children's brains in lockdown

Building children's brains in lockdown

Parents worried about the impact lockdown could be having on their child's development are being encouraged to sign up for fresh help.

Parents must bring children for jabs to stop 'killer diseases'

Parents must bring children for jabs to stop 'killer diseases'

Doctors are appealing to families in Kent to still bring children for routine vaccinations to help prevent any resurgence in other deadly diseases.

We want your Easter pictures for Snapshot Kent

We want your Easter pictures for Snapshot Kent

Whatever you do with the family this Easter, make sure you send us a snap of it for our photographic competition, Snapshot Kent.

Have you been snapping for Snapshot Kent?

Have you been snapping for Snapshot Kent?

Here are some of the pictures we've had of Kent families coping with lockdown for our photographic competition, Snapshot Kent. Plus how you can enter:

Online baby ballet keeps toddlers on their toes

Online baby ballet keeps toddlers on their toes

A dance studio is streaming its classes so pre-schoolers can get their daily ballet fix.

Firm offers six weeks paternity leave

Firm offers six weeks paternity leave

A company in Kent is offering new dads up to six weeks leave to enable them to spend time with their newborn.

More support for breastfeeding mums

More support for breastfeeding mums

Expert help and advice is being made available to more mothers in Kent who are breastfeeding thanks to a new campaign stretching across the county.

Babies learning sign language

Babies learning sign language

Parents have been snapping up the chance to take their babies to sign-language lessons so they can communicate better with each other.

Knitted hats for Christmas Day babies

Knitted hats for Christmas Day babies

Mums who give birth on December 25 will be able to keep their newborns warm after dozens of knitted festive-themed hats were donated to hospitals.

Closing down sales at Mothercare

Closing down sales at Mothercare

Closing down sales have begun at Mothercare stores and online. But some shoppers have been left disappointed at the promised 'massive' discounts.

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