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Diana Children's Nurse Service evaluation (2015-2017)

...Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) CHAS offers a full family support service for babies, children and young people with life-shortening conditions. Find out...


25 & Up: After a year of adversity, change is coming – and Scotland is more determined than ever to Keep the Promise

...for the Scotland that together we could be. Driven by the voices of thousands of care experienced babies, infants, children, adults and families as well as the paid and unpaid workforce, the demand was for a Scotland where every child grows up...

25 and Up 25 calls campaign care care experience care experienced Care Review fiona duncan the Promise

Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

...Like house building, the site, drainage, and foundation need to be right before the walls go up. babies need a healthy pregnancy and good early attachment to thrive. Child development is cumulative. It builds, good upon good, bad upon bad. Good...


25 Calls response: Worried about pollution’s impact on children? You’ve got the power to improve air quality

...the time about the further harms it causes. Most recently we learned that air pollution can impact babies in the womb. Crucially, it’s the most vulnerable groups that are at risk. Children, the elderly, and people with pre-existing health...


Relationships are the foundations for change

...ability or physical health and wellbeing. In the next five years, the forecast is that 250,000 babies will be born in Scotland – the equivalent of the combined populations of Aberdeen and Hamilton. Unless we change direction we will have...


25 Calls response: My daughter just wants to dance. So what’s stopping her?

...children had exploded too. From my first Imaginate festival in 1996 where there was a creche for babies so people could get on with the arts, we’d reached a point where we had a rich programme for every age, from zero upwards. I want to...


Family lives today: where’s the harm?

...on a plain mattress free of toys, bumpers or bedding. Nappy sacks are particularly dangerous for babies as their flimsy nature means they can easily cause suffocation. If a small baby gets one in their hand and puts their hand to their mouth,...


25 Calls response: Dirty air is damaging children

...standards. In 2017 Greenpeace revealed there were more than 1000 nurseries looking after 47,000 babies and young children close to roads in England and Wales where the levels of nitrogen dioxide exceeds legal limits. Let’s hope someone...


Funding perinatal mental health services

...health services receive £1m funding boost Posted 31 January, 2023 by Nina Joynson babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government A fund that has...

babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government

Supporting working mothers

...working in childcare are paid a decent wage which rewards the hard, hard work of nurturing the babies and toddlers of strangers. I hope that school buildings and playgrounds are open at weekends and holidays, and don't just exist as resources...

early learning and childcare Early years working parents

Report highlights success of family support programme

...analysis report published by the Scottish Government shows positive results for mothers and babies in areas such as increased breastfeeding rates and uptake of childhood immunisations. Val Alexander is the Service Manager of the Family...

Health parenting

Thousands of books donated to families in Scotland

...bereavement, isolation and loneliness. The book donation will include picture books suitable for babies, toddlers and children up to primary school age, to help spark children's interest in reading from a young age. Scottish Book Trust is a...

Early years Education Families reading

"We want to kick-start a movement for change"

...estimated that approximately 41,700 people with Down’s syndrome live in the UK and more than 700 babies are born with the condition every year. Down’s Syndrome Scotland is the only charity in Scotland solely dedicated to supporting people with...


Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2018 – presentations

...Kerslake Workshops Right from the start: investing, empowering and communicating with parents and babies – Alan Sinclair, Dr Nashwa Matta, Tracey Clinton and Beth Crozier Young people: leading the way today, tomorrow and beyond– Nicky Reid,...


Call 24: Ensure all children can participate in high quality, innovative arts experiences from the earliest age

...physical and emotional responses that will have a lasting impact, even in the very youngest babies. The arts enable all of us to express ourselves. For children, particularly those who are pre- or non-verbal, this freedom of expression...

25 calls

Is the future 50:50?

...in themselves in addition to their economic desirability. However, nearly half of the Scottish babies who now start life with a well-stocked baby box are likely to experience separation of their parents at some point during their childhood. And...

Comment Magazine Parents

The picture of health

...at 6-8 weeks. Whilst that figure is consistent with the rest of the UK, we know that breastfed babies are less likely to suffer with diarrhoea and vomiting, are less likely to develop chest and ear infections and have fewer visits to hospital...



No results found.


25 & Up: After a year of adversity, change is coming – and Scotland is more determined than ever to Keep the Promise

...for the Scotland that together we could be. Driven by the voices of thousands of care experienced babies, infants, children, adults and families as well as the paid and unpaid workforce, the demand was for a Scotland where every child grows up...

25 and Up 25 calls campaign care care experience care experienced Care Review fiona duncan the Promise

Scotland's public health time bomb is ticking

...Like house building, the site, drainage, and foundation need to be right before the walls go up. babies need a healthy pregnancy and good early attachment to thrive. Child development is cumulative. It builds, good upon good, bad upon bad. Good...


25 Calls response: Worried about pollution’s impact on children? You’ve got the power to improve air quality

...the time about the further harms it causes. Most recently we learned that air pollution can impact babies in the womb. Crucially, it’s the most vulnerable groups that are at risk. Children, the elderly, and people with pre-existing health...


Relationships are the foundations for change

...ability or physical health and wellbeing. In the next five years, the forecast is that 250,000 babies will be born in Scotland – the equivalent of the combined populations of Aberdeen and Hamilton. Unless we change direction we will have...


25 Calls response: My daughter just wants to dance. So what’s stopping her?

...children had exploded too. From my first Imaginate festival in 1996 where there was a creche for babies so people could get on with the arts, we’d reached a point where we had a rich programme for every age, from zero upwards. I want to...


Family lives today: where’s the harm?

...on a plain mattress free of toys, bumpers or bedding. Nappy sacks are particularly dangerous for babies as their flimsy nature means they can easily cause suffocation. If a small baby gets one in their hand and puts their hand to their mouth,...


25 Calls response: Dirty air is damaging children

...standards. In 2017 Greenpeace revealed there were more than 1000 nurseries looking after 47,000 babies and young children close to roads in England and Wales where the levels of nitrogen dioxide exceeds legal limits. Let’s hope someone...



No results found.


No results found.


No results found.


Children in Scotland's Annual Conference 2018 – presentations

...Kerslake Workshops Right from the start: investing, empowering and communicating with parents and babies – Alan Sinclair, Dr Nashwa Matta, Tracey Clinton and Beth Crozier Young people: leading the way today, tomorrow and beyond– Nicky Reid,...


The picture of health

...at 6-8 weeks. Whilst that figure is consistent with the rest of the UK, we know that breastfed babies are less likely to suffer with diarrhoea and vomiting, are less likely to develop chest and ear infections and have fewer visits to hospital...



No results found.


No results found.


Funding perinatal mental health services
post

...health services receive £1m funding boost Posted 31 January, 2023 by Nina Joynson babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government A fund that has...

babies family support funding health and wellbeing Mental Health Parents Scottish Government

Supporting working mothers
post

...working in childcare are paid a decent wage which rewards the hard, hard work of nurturing the babies and toddlers of strangers. I hope that school buildings and playgrounds are open at weekends and holidays, and don't just exist as resources...

early learning and childcare Early years working parents

Report highlights success of family support programme
post

...analysis report published by the Scottish Government shows positive results for mothers and babies in areas such as increased breastfeeding rates and uptake of childhood immunisations. Val Alexander is the Service Manager of the Family...

Health parenting

Thousands of books donated to families in Scotland
post

...bereavement, isolation and loneliness. The book donation will include picture books suitable for babies, toddlers and children up to primary school age, to help spark children's interest in reading from a young age. Scottish Book Trust is a...

Early years Education Families reading

"We want to kick-start a movement for change"
post

...estimated that approximately 41,700 people with Down’s syndrome live in the UK and more than 700 babies are born with the condition every year. Down’s Syndrome Scotland is the only charity in Scotland solely dedicated to supporting people with...


Call 24: Ensure all children can participate in high quality, innovative arts experiences from the earliest age
post

...physical and emotional responses that will have a lasting impact, even in the very youngest babies. The arts enable all of us to express ourselves. For children, particularly those who are pre- or non-verbal, this freedom of expression...

25 calls

Is the future 50:50?
post

...in themselves in addition to their economic desirability. However, nearly half of the Scottish babies who now start life with a well-stocked baby box are likely to experience separation of their parents at some point during their childhood. And...

Comment Magazine Parents