Andrea Leadsom has set out plans to offer families a new ‘Start for Life’ package bringing together support from midwives, social workers and health visitors
The best start for life: a vision for the 1,001 critical days review was commissioned by the Prime Minister in 2020 and sets out a ‘vision for brilliance’ for a child’s first 1,001 post conception with input from families, professionals and academics.
The vision starts with the needs of the baby and describes the following 6 action areas designed to help make things easier for busy parents and carers:
Leadsom said ‘Investing in the 1,001 critical days will have a truly transformational impact on our society, and I am confident that delivering this Vision will help millions of families to give their baby the very best Start for Life.’
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