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BBC Parenting site
Advice on parenting issues - babies to teens.

Bedford Borough’s Early Help Guide
Bedford Borough’s Early Help Guide sets out in one place what support and services are available for children, young people and families who are in need of some additional help and support.

Best Beginnings
Best Beginnings are committed to giving every baby the healthiest possible start in life. Our vision is a future in which all children in the UK enjoy excellent care from the very beginning. The website offers advice and support to parents from pregnancy up to two years old, including health matters, feeding, bonding, and so much more.

Family Lives
Family Lives is a UK registered charity which offers support and advice to anyone parenting a child. You can contact them at any time through their free 'Parentline' or you can send an e-mail.

Finding and Choosing Childcare -
Search for childcare - childminders, nurseries, playgroups, pre-school and toddler groups, out of school care and holiday schemes - via the site.

Information, product reviews, recipes and blogs for parents. allows you to search for a name and discover the meaning, origin, popularity and more. A great site if you are thinking about names for your next baby.

Sure Start is the Government's programme to deliver the best start in life for every child by bringing together: early education, childcare, health and family support.

Talking Point
Talking Point offers tips and advice for parents and support for professionals about developing children's language and communications skills.

The Grandparents Plus
Information, advice and support for grandparents on many topics, including grandparents' legal rights.

Tiny Happy People
Tiny Happy People is here to help you develop your child's communication skills. Explore our simple activities and play ideas and find out about their amazing early development.

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