Meet our 2018 Best Beginnings Team for London Marathon!

The Best Beginnings Team for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2018 met for the first time in person at the House of Lords for afternoon tea on 17th January 2018. This was a great opportunity for all members to get to know and motivate one another. It was generously hosted by the Earl of Listowel, a long-time friend and patron of Best Beginnings.Read more

Baby Buddy is having and impact

A document that demonstrates that Baby Buddy is a Cost Effective Innovation that is improving Public Health Out comesRead more

2017 Highlights

Best Beginnings continues to work nationally to reduce child health inequalities and help give every child the best start in life. Thanks to the generosity of individuals, Trusts and Foundations, Corporates and community fundraisers, we have been able to support more than 60,000 new families over the last twelve months. We are delighted to share some highlights from 2017.Read more

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

Baby Buddy finally part of business-as-usual in SolentRead more

Charity Film Awards Nomination

Best Beginnings' maternal mental health film " My Mental Health Matters" has been nominated for a prestigious charity media award 2017Read more

New Maternity Rights Films Launched!

Best Beginnings and Maternity Action have worked in partnership to develop three new films highlighting maternity rights in the workplace.Read more

Alison Baum talks to Sky News about the Impact of Heads Together more than a year on

Alison Baum is interviewed in advance of World Mental Health Day 2017 to talk about the impact of Heads Together and the importance of the £2million investment in technology to support mental healthRead more

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