Useful links for parents

Here you will find a range of useful links to support you through parenthood throughout England, Scotland and Wales.


  • BHFNC: resources to ensure babies and young children are getting the recommended amount physical activity
  • Contact a Family: advice, information and support for families with disabled children
  • Little People’s Plates: advice and information on nutrition and healthy eating for young children.
  • NCT: pregnancy, birth and parenthood advice
  • Netmums: online community for parents from pregnancy through to childcare with information and forums
  • Potty Genius: Potty training resources
  • Tax credits calculator
  • The Family Fund: helps families with severely disabled or seriously ill children with grants
  • The Infant & Toddler Forum – Ten Steps for a Healthy Pregnancy
  • The Lullaby Trust, Public Health England, Unicef UK Baby Friendly Initiative and Basis (Baby Sleep Info Source, Durham University) have a range of resources for parents and health professionals on reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).
  • My activity Passport: a government resource with an editable activity checklist for children under 11. See it here
  • Window blind safety – free impartial advice on how to make your existing window blinds child safe and what to look for in new blinds




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You’ll find answers to some of the most commonly asked questions in our FAQ section.