Best Beginnings are the winners of the NHS in the North West Excellence in Supply - Support Services Award 2016!

Best Beginnings won this award for the work we have carried out in both Cheshire West and Chester and Blackpool, embedding Best Beginnings resources, including Baby Buddy app, into local care pathways in partnership with their healthcare professionals.Read more

OUR CHANCE to make a difference

Our Chance aims to engage parents, particularly those in higher risk groups, and empower them with the knowledge and confidence they need to have healthier pregnancies By being aware of the symptoms of possible complications, however rare, and knowing what steps can be taken to reduce risks, including lifestyle changes, parents will be able to maximise their chances of healthier outcomes.Read more

Our Chance Launches!

Today Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, launched a new safer pregnancy campaign led by Best Beginnings and Sands to help address the national ambition to halve the rates of stillbirth, neonatal death and harm and maternal death and harm by 50% in 2030.Read more

Expanding our horizons

Have we ever really stopped to think how each step in bringing a baby into this world and looking after him or her affects our lives in a practical way? Given below is a list of interesting articles that look at a range of experiences in maternity and how it affects our mental and emotional well being.Read more

Is it really baby blues?

It's mental health awareness week and it’s time to really know the difference between baby blues and postpartum depression. Having a new baby has always been seen as a new exciting journey for parents. But like every other journey, this too has its ups and downs. The changes and adjustments in your life are diverse and the impact of the physical, emotional and relational changes varies from person to person.Read more

Keeping an eye - from the London Eye

Baby Buddy app mum, Morgan meets with her midwife, Mitch Denny and share the story of her mental health journey with the Royal Highnesses at the London Eye on World Mental Health Day 2016Read more

‘Beyond Baby Blue’ is gaining more recognition!

Beyond Baby Blues is part of the Out of the Blue project by Best Beginnings addressing maternal mental health issues. ‘Beyond Baby Blue’ was presented at the Faculty of Public Health Film Festival and we are delighted to announce it has been highly commended by their panel of judges!Read more

Baby Buddy app launches in Aylesbury!

On Wednesday 21st September 2016, we held a Baby Buddy local launch in Aylesbury in partnership with Aylesbury Vale CCG.40 training places were available to healthcare professionals in Aylesbury, with the local launch marking the end of training the beginnings of putting the plan in action!Read more

Best Beginnings goes to Tower Hamlets to engage with the community!

On Wednesday the 21st of September 2016, the team at Best Beginnings organised a community engagement event for the mothers at Tower Hamlets. Getting feedback and insight regarding the Baby Buddy App, maternal mental health, and the potential strategies that a community could take on were the key focus areas of the day.Read more

SpringBoard major donor programme launched

The stars come out to launch SpringBoard, the new major donor programme that will enable Best Beginnings to equip many more parents across the UK with the knowledge and confidence they need to give their children the best start in life.Read more