This page contains links to a number of organisations and companies that you may find of interest:
Many parents, or soon-to-be parents will be familiar with NCT. They are one of the UK’s biggest charities for parents offering information and support in pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.
They campaign to improve maternity care and ensure better services and facilities for new parents.
Angels & Urchins is a website and magazine devoted to parents in London.
They feature a huge amount of information on London life including, events, activities, directories and competitions. There’s also advice on kids fashion, family travel and more.
The clothing brand Boden was launched in 1991 and was followed in 1996 by Mini Boden and then Baby Boden in 2007.
Since 2008 they have been part of the Ethical Trading Initiative which strives to deliver a high standard of ethical conduct.
The NHS website is a great resource for pregnancy and parenting health issues. There’s lots of information on fertility issues, pregnancy diets, common pregnancy problems, antenatal and postnatal care and much more.
The Bounty website is another great resource to help you through the whole pregnancy and parenting process. They support families in the transition to parenthood, through each key life stage, from pregnancy to birth to toddler to pre-school. You can find advice, help, reassurance and information and an online community to share problems, worries, tips and achievements with a support network of mums who are going through the same thing.
CACHE is the UK’s only specialist awarding organisation for the children, adult and health care sectors, with a portfolio of qualifications ranging from Entry to Level 5. Visit their website to find out about the different types qualifications available to maternity nurses.
Mumsnet is one of the UK’s largest websites for parents. It hosts discussion forums where users share peer-to-peer advice and information on parenting, products and many other issues. Mumsnet also has a Bloggers Network with 5,000 registered bloggers and a network of 180 local sites run in partnership with local editors.