pregnancy woman and partner


Resources for giving your child the best start in life - from before birth and beyond.


Lots of information and support for having a healthy pregnancy from conception to birth – the first step in giving your baby the best start in life.

  • Free pregnancy helpline – 0800 0147 800 – Mon-Fri, 9am - 5pm

Best Beginnings

Lots of great guidance for parents-to-be and new parents. Don’t miss the Baby Buddy app – your personal baby expert guiding you through your pregnancy and the first 6 months of your baby’s life. Download for daily information and support.

National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

Support and information for parents. Covers pregnancy, birth, breastfeeding, life with a new baby, antenatal depression and more.

  • Free pregnancy, birth and parenting helpline – 0300 330 0700 – everyday, 8am - midnight

NHS Healthy Start

Free vitamins and vouchers for milk, fruit, vegetables and infant formula during pregnancy and your baby’s first four years. Click here to see if you qualify.

Infant feeding

Guidance and support for breastfeeding and bottle feeding