The Baby Friendly Initiative is transforming healthcare for babies, their mothers and families in the UK, as part of a wider global partnership between the World Health Organization (WHO) and Unicef. The Baby Friendly standards provide services with a roadmap for transforming care for all babies, their mothers and families.
Baby Friendly resources by UNICEF are for health professionals and parents to provide information and advice on a range of issues around caring for babies and families.
Resources and tips on include:
- Breastfeeding / Infant Feeding
- Relationship Building
- Baby Friendly Standards
- Sleep and Night Time
- Antenatal Care
- Neonatal Care
- Support for Parents
- Foreign Languages
The Baby Friendly Initiative by UNICEF enable public services to better support families with feeding and developing close, loving relationships, ensuring that all babies get the best possible start in life. Find out more here.
Did you know that up to 75% of each meal goes to build your baby’s brain? Or that over 80% of your baby’s brain is formed by the age of 3?* With every hug and every kiss, with every nutritious meal and game you play, you’re helping to build your baby’s brain.
Here are some tips to help give your child the best start in life: