Every Baby Matters

Welcome to Every Baby Matters where you can find advice and information to help give Bradford’s babies a better start in life. This page is designed to help health and social care professionals, housing and children’s centre workers, and partners in the voluntary and community sector.

You can access the information below to help you work with children and families across the district.

Some of the topics included are:

  • early access to pre-conception, maternity and infant care
  • breastfeeding
  • health and nutrition of pregnant women and new mothers
  • cutting down on alcohol and/or non-prescribed drugs
  • cutting down on smoking
  • understanding about genetically inherited issues
  • Healthy Start vitamins
  • help with housing, training and finance.

If you work with communities in the Bradford District, you will find some useful information and key messages in our Every Baby Matters leaflet (PDF).

We have information about cousin marriage and genetic risk in the Cousin marriage and genetic disorders (PDF) leaflet and others found in the documents below, also the following videos can be used with families. 

For pregnant women and mums: you can find lots further information and advice in Are you pregnant or thinking about having a baby. If you want more advice you should talk to your midwife or health visitor, or visit www.nhs.uk for information from the NHS on local health services, healthy living, medical conditions and treatments.

You can also find out more information about Bradford District's infant mortality figures.


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