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National Smile Month

To support National Smile Month, (14 May - 14 June) the Better Start Bradford team will be out and about this week in the Better Start Bradford area visiting baby and toddler groups to hand out early toothbrushing kits and a 'Top Tips for Teeth' wallet card from Change 4 Life. Watch out for ou...


When Daria Kozielska and her husband became first time parents to Sebastian, in October 2017, they were overjoyed at the arrival of their son. However, Daria began to feel very isolated being at home alone with Sebastian every day, while her husband was working. In this blog Daria shares why the sup...


Leading UK charity Action for Children and Better Start Bradford today (Tuesday 1 May) are launching ‘Baby Steps’, a new group based educational programme designed to support expectant parents through the emotional and physical transition of starting a family. Based at Action for Children’s...


Barnardo's HAPPY team

Leading UK children’s charity Barnardo’s and National Lottery funded Better Start Bradford are launching a new project called HAPPY for pregnant women. HAPPY (Healthy and Active Parenting Programme) is a free, friendly antenatal and post-natal project for pregnant women that aims to reduce th...


An Audience with the Midwife was an innovative event inviting dads and dads-to-be to chat informally with the Better Start Bradford Specialist Midwives. The open forum event was held at St. Stephen’s Church Hall on 21 March 2018 and the thirteen attendees shared their experiences of the antenat...