Play and development

The importance of the first 1001 days

Baby Brain Facts

The first 1011 days – early relationships

Infant Mental Health and why it matters

Building a Happy Baby (unicef.org.uk)

Growing your baby’s brain

See this wonderful leaflet from our midwifery colleagues at Oxford University Hospitals (John Radcliffe). Your midwife will discuss this in one of your visits.

Growing your baby’s brain (ouh.nhs.uk)

Play and activities for you and your child

50 things to do before you are five!

50 Things to Do Before You’re Five in Oxfordshire

Baby Moves | Baby | Start for Life (www.nhs.uk)

How to keep your baby or toddler active – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

Tiny Happy People helps you develop your child’s communication skills. Explore their simple activities and play ideas and find out about your child’s amazing early development.

Activities for 0-3 month olds – BBC Tiny Happy People

Activities for babies 3-6 months – BBC Tiny Happy People

Activities for 6-9 month olds – BBC Tiny Happy People

Activities for 9-12 month olds – BBC Tiny Happy People

Hungry Little Minds – Simple fun, activities for kids aged 0 – 5 (campaign.gov.uk)

Baby brain development

Baby brain development: Brain development through childhood

Developmental and emotional milestones

Solihull Approach Parenting: Developmental and emotional milestones

Dads and their child’s development

Dads and their child’s development: How-can-dads-get-involved

Tummy time

Ways to interact with your baby

Baby Moves | Baby | Start for Life (www.nhs.uk)

Page last reviewed: 13 June, 2023