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Pregnancy, baby and parenting

Welcome to Better Health – Start for Life. The place for trusted NHS advice and guidance to help you have a healthy and happy baby during pregnancy, birth and parenthood.

Bonding with your baby

In the first 2 years of your baby's life, the way you care for them and the experiences you have together play a major role in shaping their rapidly developing brain.

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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