Start for Life
In Derby, we believe that every baby deserves the best start in life and we know how important those early stages are. Working together with our voluntary, community, health and council services, we can provide you and your baby with the best possible support. This support is called our Start for Life offer that is available to parents, carers and their babies from pregnancy to 2 years.
Working together with our voluntary, community, health and Council services, we can provide you and your baby with the best possible support.
Our service directory is available for anyone to find bump to baby help and advice.
Shaping Us: Layla's story
Our early childhoods, the time from pregnancy to five, fundamentally shape our whole lives. Shaping Us is the Centre for Early Childhood’s campaign to highlight the importance of early childhood. Watch their short video called Layla’s story, to find out how and why our early childhood shapes the adults we become: