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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.

How to take care of your baby or toddler's teeth

Help your little one maintain a lifetime of healthy smiles by teaching them good dental habits, such as regular brushing and not eating or drinking too much sugar.

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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