A Healthy Start by Kim Roberts is an invaluable resource for everyone involved in getting babies and young children off to a great start in life, this 360-page book is a mine of information about what children need to flourish – from pregnancy to starting school. Drawing together the best evidence and national guidance, it sets out the crucial building blocks that form the foundation for lifelong physical and emotional wellbeing. It covers nutrition, parenting, emotional wellbeing, oral health, infant feeding and much more.
Important as this knowledge is, it is only useful if parents have the right support to put it into practice. HENRY has developed a highly effective strengths-based and partnership approach to supporting behaviour change. This book shares our learning about what works, providing a practical framework to build parents’ confidence and motivation for change – making a real difference to children’s futures.