The Babies in Lockdown report

Best Beginnings, Home-Start UK, and the Parent-Infant Foundation share the findings from their joint COVID-19 survey during lockdown - the #BabiesInLockdown report - revealing devastating experiences & our call on government to make a change Read more

Best Beginnings receives The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s COVID-19 Response Fund

We are delighted to be one of the ten leading charities at the heart of mental health and frontline support to be supported by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s COVID-19 Response Fund. Read more

Musician Jeremy Sassoon is "singin' the blues" to raise money for Best Beginnings & Shout this Mental Health Awareness Week

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

Parents, Babies & COVID19 Survey - Tell us your experiences

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

Andy Serkis to launch 12 hour 'HOBBITATHON' to raise money for NHS Charities Together & Best Beginnings

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 receives 82% ORCHA rating!

Baby Buddy is now the second highest ranking pregnancy app worldwide, according to ORCHA. Read more

Coronavirus and Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond. Click Here.

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

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge support Every Mind Matters and chair mental health roundtable call

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

Baby Buddy Cyprus is born

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 Read more

Small Wonders e-LP - a family-centred approach

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 Read more