Best Beginnings is a charity working to give every child in the UK the best start in life.  

About us

Baby Buddy, the multi-award winning free app for parents and parents-to-be

The multi-award winning free app for parents and parents-to-be


Author: Anthony McHugh

Out of the Blue

Promoting mental health for parents and their children


Author: Kathie Wu

Small Wonders

Supporting you when your baby is sick or premature


Author: Emma Van Allan

From Bump to Breastfeeding

Following real mothers' stories to find out how


Author: Emma Van Allan

Help every child have the best start

Thank you for considering donating to Best Beginnings. To join our SpringBoard Programme for regular givers please select the regular donation tab below. To find out more about our SpringBoard Programme and how your donation can make a difference please watch the film above.



Target amount: £10,000.00

Amount raised: £90,176.40

Latest news

  • Baby Buddy for laying the foundations for long term health and well-being

    Baby Buddy responds to a 2010 report that found that supporting parents from conception and in the early years was more significant than money in the bank when it comes to laying the foundations for long term physical and mental well-being and social mobility. Early intervention and prevention is also key to reducing the risks of chronic health conditions like obesity, diabetes, heart disease and depression. Read more

  • Creating new oral health content for Baby Buddy

    Best Beginnings’ vision is for every child in the UK to have the best start in life, and to reduce child health inequalities. That is why we are working to expand the content in Baby Buddy to provide the best information on dental care for children up to their third birthday. Read more

  • Baby Buddy in Solent

    For the past months Best Beginnings have been working with Solent NHS Trust, together with local health partners, University Hospitals Southampton NHS Foundation Trust and Portsmouth Hospitals Trust to integrate Baby Buddy into their healthcare pathways to support parents healthcare professionals in the area. Read more