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Useful Links

If you are a parent or carer, we hope you will find the many web links below useful.

Babies & Pregnancy
Baby - Pregnancy, baby and toddler health information
Home - Information about home birth, for parents who think that it might be the right choice for them - Pregnancy & parenting advice - National Childbirth Trust - Pregnancy calendar - Guide to having a baby, parenthood and toddlers

Bullying - Charity dedicated to providing help, advice and support on school bullying - YouTube videos
NSPCC - Bullying advice
Childcare Agencies - listing of vetted childcare agencies - Hire a Nanny

Children's Charities
Charity - UK Charities Directory - Free helpline for children and young people in the UK
Childnet International - Non - profit organisation aiming to help make the Internet a safe place for children - Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity - UK charity supporting some of the UK's most vulnerable and excluded children
Plan UK - Sponsor a child
Rainbow - Providings practical and emotional support to families who have a child with a life threatening or terminal illness
Save the
SOS - Charity supporting orphaned and abandoned children
The British Dyslexia Association
The Childrens - Providing services to children with multiple disabilities - UNICEF UK, rasing funds for worldwide emergency and development work
Variety - War Child International, a network of independent organisations, working across the world to help children affected by war


Health & Safety
ChildrenFirst.NHS.UK - By Great Ormond Street Hospital - Dr Alan Greene, providing thorough answers to pediatric health questions
Kids - Providing doctor - approved health information about children from before birth through adolescence
Miriam - Writer and broadcaster and leading authority on parenting and child care - Children's health
NHS Direct UK - Health & medical information
Think Road

Holiday and travel, uk - Directory of services and facilities available off the motorway - Guide for parents travelling with babies and children
Directline - Family package holidays

Safe Surfing - Buy Internet security software - Internet security software - Internet filter software
Google Help - Search Preferences
MSN Live - Search options
Net - Parental control software

Online shopping for children's clothes, books, toys and games
Single Parents / Parental Rights - Looking after the interests of children involved in family proceedings
Fatherhood - Promoting a society that gives all children a strong and positive relationship with their father
Fathers 4 - Campaigning for a child's right to see both parents and grandparents
Fathers for Equal Rights
Fathers for Equal Rights ( US ) - UK child support advice
One Parent Families/Gingerbread - Charity promoting lone parents welfare and independence - Support for lone fathers - Help and support for lone mothers
Single Mothers By
Single - National Organization of Single Mothers

(US )
Single - Online community for single parents

Videos - Parental advice videos

Books - Children's books - Parental advice books - Pregnancy advice books

Parental Advice - website devoted to the principles of aware parenting - Advice, messageboards - Department for Children, Schools and Families - Parenting advice and information portal from UK Governemmt
Effective Parenting - National Effective Parenting Initiative
Family - Parenting Advice, Activities for Children, family games & recipes
Free Range
Healthy - National Healthy Schools Programme - UK charity dedicated to inspiring and equipping parents to make the most of parenthood - Advice on all aspects of parenting - Pregnancy & parenting advice
Parentline - UK charity that works for, and with, parents
Parents a - Nonprofit organization providing parents of young with support and information - Website of magazines 'American Baby', 'Parents' & 'Family Circle' - Education, Health & Leisure - Government advice for parents on how to help with your child's learning, including advice on choosing a school and finding childcare
Prevent - Voluntary group working to prevent juvenile delinquency through the implementation of proactive parenting techniques
Raising - Family Matters
Royal Society for the Protection of Accidents - Play safety
Super - Official website of the Channel 4 TV show, with parenting and childcare advice, tips and resources
UK Parents Lounge - Pregnancy, parenting and baby advice