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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.

Early learning and development

90% of your child's brain growth takes place before they turn 5. What you do together can make a huge difference.

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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