Sheringham Children’s Centre hosts Perinatal Mental Health workshop in Newham

Sheringham Children’s Centre is the first organisation in East London to be formally promoting the Baby Buddy app as a means to support mums and mums-to-be in their patch.Read more

Best Beginnings launches Baby Buddy in Hounslow!

We are delighted that Healthcare professionals in Hounslow are now Baby Buddy Professional Champions! Best Beginnings launched Baby Buddy today in cooperation with Hounslow Council and Hounslow Clinical Commissioning Group.Read more

Evaluation of Baby Buddy resources

In collaboration with Maternal and Infant Nutrition & Nurture Unit of the University of Central Lancashire with funding from the Department of Health Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development.Read more

Heads Together Training Day 2018

Last weekend, the Royal Foundation organised a big training day to bring together all of the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon Runners for the Heads Together Charity Partners.Read more

Self-care and well-being when going back to work: Best Beginnings visits Tesco HQ with Baby Dove

On Wednesday 31st January, Best Beginnings teamed up with Baby Dove to share the evidence based resources of the Baby Buddy app with staff at Tesco headquarters in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire.Read more

Baby Buddy Champions Launch in West Sussex

Baby Buddy is now part of "business-as-usual" for health professionals and parents in West Sussex. It launched on 29 January 2018 at Langley Green Children and Family Centre, Crawley, after a six week training and embedding process with maternity staff. The Embedding process is a tailored a programme to use Baby Buddy to address local concerns. Baby Buddy will now be enhancing the maternity experience and improve outcomes in West Sussex.Read more

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 an 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