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Summer events in BD3, BD4, BD5!

There's no need for anyone to be at a loose end this summer in the Better Start Bradford area and beyond, with loads of free, fun events for families! We're holding a very special event to celebrate Playday 2018. The BIG Play Event takes over Parkside Park on 1 August 2018, with kite making, wate...


Family Nurse Partnership in Bradford leading the way

Our Family Nurse Partnership (FNP) project has been busy working with the FNP National Unit and Dartington Social Research Unit to monitor the effectiveness of an adaptation they’ve made to the programme here in Bradford. The adaptation helps mums ‘mentalise’ their baby, which means helping...


Dads turn out to meet our specialist midwives

An Audience with the Midwife was an innovative event inviting dads and dads-to-be to chat informally with the Better Start Bradford Specialist Midwives. The open forum event was held at St. Stephen’s Church Hall on 21 March 2018 and the thirteen attendees shared their experiences of the antenat...


Better Start Bradford supports local Dads to get healthy

Local dads from Bradford will be cooking up healthy treats for their families, thanks to funding through Better Start Bradford’s Parents in the Lead Awards fund. Parents in the Lead Activity Fund has today awarded five more awards totaling over £6,000 to community groups in the Bradford area o...


Wheelbarrow making, swimming with dads, fairy gardens, circus skills, traditional english folk songs, and toddler zumba are just a few of the activities that will be taking place for under fours in the Better Start Bradford area thanks to Parents in the Lead funding. Better Start Bradford's Paren...