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Ready, steady, school

Preparing you and your child for school. When your child starts school it can be both an exciting and anxious time for parent and child. We want to support you to make this next stage in your lives as smooth as possible. Ready, Steady School gives you the opportunity to discuss any concerns th...


Meet our Board Members – Mel Astin

In this series of ‘Meet the board member’ blogs we want to celebrate the expertise and what inspires our board members to work alongside us to give our children the best start in life. In this first blog we meet Mel Astin, Project Manager at BD4 Family, find out how the Nike tick inspired her...


A week in the life of a midwife

OPAL Midwifery Team, Midwives, bradford

On this Mother's Day, we celebrate the people that are there in a woman's journey towards motherhood - her midwife. Steph Marriott has been a midwife for the last four years and has worked with Better Start Bradford’s personalised midwifery care pilot for the past year. Steph kindly took so...


Parents in the decision-making lead

Parents in the Lead panel, Better Start Bradford, Activity Fund

Our Better Start Bradford parents have some very important decisions to make today: who will receive our first Parents in the Lead activities fund awards? A panel of nine parents and three community board members came together on Friday 17 March, at Better Start Bradford, to decide on new parent-l...


Parents of newborn babies in the district are being asked to keep their baby safe when they sleep by not sharing their bed with them if they are a smoker or have been drinking or taking drugs to avoid the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). The district’s Child Death Overview Panel (CD...