Find the latest advice about Coronavirus (Covid-19) and pregnancy, birth and beyond including links to FAQs from the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in relation to pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby as well as UNICEF Baby Friendly/First Steps Nutrition feeding information. PLUS help lines and useful links to NHS information. Read more
Our CEO and Founder, Alison Baum, took part in a roundtable call with The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and other mental health charities to discuss mental health support needed during and after the coronavirus. Read more
Our vision at Best Beginnings is that all children are given the best start in life and the opportunity to maximise their development, well-being and life chances Read more
23rd March 2017 marked the launch of Best Beginnings' Maternal Mental Health films, with a moving speech from HRH The Duchess of Cambridge and conversations between our parent contributors Read more
We work to inform and empower parents who want to maximise their children's long-term development and well-being
The free multi-award winning app for parents and parents-to-be endorsed by the Department of Health and other leading health organisations in the UK.
We undertake 'embedding and training' work with local authority areas, CCGS, Trusts and other agencies to support the effective use of our resources to support families of young children. Read here about the process of embedding our digital intervention tool, Baby Buddy, into local care pathways.
We take collaboration seriously. Before our resources become available to the public, our Parent Panel members assess, analyse and approve them.
A description of the new Small Wonders e-learning programme featured in on the Heatlh Education England E-learning programme and designed to optimise professional competencies through greater understanding and awareness of evidence and best practice to maximise outcomes for neonates and their families
A sophisticated analytics tool behind Baby Buddy allows us to track uptake and usage by locality, age, gender, ethnicity, language, education, employment and training. It also allows us to identify which videos Baby Buddy users are watching, what questions they’re asking and which features they are using, as an anonymised data set.
Celebrating the birth of Baby Buddy Cyprus. A cancelled launch event (planned in Cyprus for the 19th March) but a growing need as pregnant families move to social Isolation. Comments from Baby Buddy Forward partnership lead, Veronika Christodoulides and a video link of a Cypriot mother showing us how Baby Buddy Cyprus works
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Jazz and Blues musician Jeremy Sassoon will be performing on Facebook Live on Saturday 23rd May to raise money for mental health charities Best Beginnings & Shout. Read more
We want to hear from families across the UK about how the coronavirus has affected you and your baby. Please complete our survey and have your voice heard! Read more
Longstanding Best Beginnings supporter & ambassador Andy Serkis will be reading The Hobbit non-stop for 12 hours to raise money for NHS Charities Together and Best Beginnings. Thanks Andy! Read more
Baby Buddy is now the second highest ranking pregnancy app worldwide, according to ORCHA. Read more
An exquisite evening at Mansion House hosted by The Lord Mayor and The Lady Mayoress to raise funds and profile for Best Beginnings. Read more
A huge thank you to our Ambassador Andy Serkis for his generous support of Best Beginnings and to The Everyman in Kings Cross for hosting. Read more