The Babies in Lockdown report highlights the issues parents faced, the lack of support for families and the inequalities in babies’ early experiences. Read more
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
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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.
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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
Baby Buddy has been developed to support improved outcomes for parents and children with a focus on reducing inequalities. On this page are details of independent evaluations on the impact of Baby Buddy on breastfeeding, bonding, navigating the pandemic and more.
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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The Duchess of Cambridge unveiled 5 major insights from the UK’s biggest early years study, showing the importance of early childhood in shaping our lives. Read more
Early Years Charities call for a Baby Boost to be included in the 2020 Comprehensive Spending Review. Read more
Best Beginnings’ ambassador Dr Ranj has created a 15-minute show to help families discuss the practicalities and their children's worries around Covid. 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