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Celebrating collaborative working

In 2015, Better Start Bradford received funding from The National Lottery Community Fund to support pregnant women and families with children aged under four in Bowling and Barkerend, Bradford Moor and Little Horton. Five years on we have more than 20 projects just doing that. What is even more ...


How Home-Start Better Start helped me.

When 35-year-old Aisha* gave birth to her second child, she felt that the world was completely against her. Her caesarian scar was not healing, her baby son would not feed, he wouldn’t sleep, and it felt like her wider family were blaming her as she wanted to breastfeed rather than bottle feed. ...


New Breastfeeding Support project launched

National Lottery funded Better Start Bradford is launching a new Breastfeeding Support project from 29 October 2018. The new project will be delivered by Health for All and offers practical and emotional support for families with a baby up to 6 months old, who are breastfeeding or mixed feeding (mix...


Express an Interest in Breastfeeding Support project

Better Start Bradford is looking for organisations to deliver our Breastfeeding Support service which we will be putting out to tender in January. Better Start Bradford is a Big Lottery funded project, working in the three Bradford wards of Bradford Moor, Bowling and Barkerend and Little Horton to i...


Better Start Bradford is launching its Bradford Doulas project

In National Breastfeeding Celebration Week (26 June) Better Start Bradford is launching its Bradford Doulas project, which offers practical and emotional support to expectant families six weeks before the birth, during labour and six weeks after the birth, through trained volunteers. Big Lottery...