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Start for Life – Home

Pregnancy, baby and parenting

Welcome to Better Health – Start for Life.

We may have a new name and look, but don't worry, you will still find all the trusted NHS advice and guidance you need to help you have a healthy and happy baby during pregnancy, birth and parenthood.

Week-by-week guide to pregnancy

With tips and advice on having a healthy pregnancy – from how your baby is developing to getting ready to give birth – this is your 1-stop guide to your pregnancy.

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Advice from parents

We feel so much better knowing we have Start for Life on hand to help us navigate the wonderful, but sometimes scary, world of motherhood.

Amy and Lucy
Parents of 1-year-old