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Rubie’s breastfeeding words of wisdom

In World Breastfeeding Week (1-7 August), Rubie Ahmed, Breastfeeding peer support worker shares her own breastfeeding struggles and how those experiences inspired her to want to help others. Rubie's blog Hi I'm Rubie Ahmed, I'm a ‘Breastfeeding peer support worker’, which falls into my ‘Pr...


At Better Start Bradford, we have spruced up our outside area near our car park by planting wildflower seeds with the help of local nursery children. We now want to encourage the local community to turn their back yards into ‘yardens’. Our Better Place Manager, Johanna Mawson, shares her tho...


Calling Early Years Community Stars

The search is back on to find Bradford’s ‘Community Stars’ working with pregnant families or families with children under four. For the second year, Better Start Bradford has teamed up with the Telegraph & Argus Community Stars Awards to present the ‘Early Years’ Community Star Awar...


Wheelbarrow making, swimming with dads, fairy gardens, circus skills, traditional english folk songs, and toddler zumba are just a few of the activities that will be taking place for under fours in the Better Start Bradford area thanks to Parents in the Lead funding. Better Start Bradford's Paren...


If you're looking for fun activities to enjoy with your children this summer then check out all the great things happening across the Better Start Bradford area.  From fun days to crafts to den building to teddy bears picnics to farms to active play and gardening fun ... there is something fo...