Best Beginnings team member graduates from UCL!

Arya Pimprikar, our Engagement Officer at Best Beginnings, graduated from UCL with a MSc in Health Psychology! This achievement is even more special because Arya’s dissertation focused on Baby Buddy App. She explored the qualitative experiences of South-Asian parents and how they engage with digital interventions. Read more

Elpitha's experience of using Baby Buddy

New mum Elpitha shares her journey with parenthood so far and her experience with using Baby Buddy app: "Baby Buddy is great because you get insights every day about where you are and tips to remind you of things like your doctors appointments. It’s a little bit like having a PA!" Read more

New breastfeeding tents at the London Marathon

Best Beginnings is proud to announce a new initiative helping to provide breastfeeding and expressing tents for mums taking part in the TCS London Marathon! Runners in the 2023 race were able to access tents at the mid-way point and at the finish line, fully equipped for private breastfeeding. Read more

New project: Women in the Workplace

Best Beginnings is working in partnership with Pregnant Then Screwed to support women in the workplace during pregnancy, parental leave and on their return to work. ‘Women in the Workplace’ is an exciting and innovative new three-year project which aims to support 200,000 families by 2025. Read more

New project: They Call Me Dad

They Call Me Dad is a Movember-funded project that aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (GBTQ) dads, intended dads, and those who identify as dads. The multi-year project is led by Best Beginnings and will involve creating bespoke Baby Buddy content around birthing, surrogacy, and adoption. Read more

Black Maternal Mental Health Week

From 26 September to 2 October, we’re proud to support Black Maternal Mental Health Week - launched by The Motherhood Group to raise awareness, highlight disparities, provide resources, and break cultural barriers in maternal mental health for Black mothers and birthing people. Read more

Ceara's story: how support helped with her breastfeeding journey

World Breastfeeding weeks runs from 1st to 7th August 2022 and this year's theme is 'Step up for breastfeeding: educate and support'. Mum Ceara shares how she was lucky to have a positive breastfeeding experience thanks to support from health professionals and from her family. Read more

National Breastfeeding Week 2022: Chantelle's story

National Breastfeeding weeks runs from 27th June to 3rd July 2022 and this year's theme focuses on mothers having wider support with breastfeeding. Mum Chantelle shares her breastfeeding journey; the challenges she faced and the support available to help her overcome them. Read more

Dadvengers and Baby Buddy: Supporting New Dads Bonding with Their Babies

Best Beginnings are excited to be launching a new project to support new dads in partnership with Dadvengers, an organisation that supports fathers on their journey through parenthood. The project is part of a focus on developing films for dads in the Baby Buddy app. Read more

One dad shares why he recommends our Baby Buddy app

Dad Nasreldein Ibrahim shares his story of how Baby Buddy has been so integral to his parenting journey. Read more

How discovering Baby Buddy app led me to working for Best Beginnings

Best Beginnings Engagement Lead Yasmin Morgan shares how the discovery of using our Baby Buddy app to support her as a first-time mum, led to her joining our charity. Read more

A New Year message from our CEO and Founder, Alison Baum OBE

Wishing everyone a happy and healthy best beginning to 2022! Our CEO and founder of Best Beginnings Alison Baum has a message she'd like to share with you all to welcome in the New Year. Read more