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

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Target amount: £10,000.00

Amount raised: £88,123.40

Latest news

  • Baby Buddy Professional Champions trained in Norwich

    As part of our Comic Relief funded work, Best Beginnings is working with Health Care Professionals in the East of England to improve the conversation around perinatal mental health and instruct on using our multi-award winning free Baby Buddy app to improve practice in the maternal care pathway. Read more

  • Depression - the challenges and the help

    World Mental Health Day is happening on 10th October. We are looking to continue these conversations by providing support for parents to have them. We spoke with Rosey, founder of PND and Me. Rosey hosts a weekly, hour long twitter conversation called #PNDHour, that provides a safe space for people to discuss topics related to pre and postnatal illness. Rosey has her own lived experiences with antenatal and postnatal depression and shares her story about what helped her. Read more

  • World Mental Health Day - Changing the Conversation

    For World Mental Health Day, we are looking back on the incredible work we have done together with the Heads Together campaign, which is spearheaded by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince Harry, as well as the 7 other official charity partners. Heads Together partnered up with YouGov and conducted the largest ever national survey on mental health. On 8th October, 2017, they presented their findings to The Duke of Cambridge. Read more