Please note that sites listed here are those that we think might be of interest to you and the fact that they are listed does not imply any recommendation nor that the owners of these sites will necessarily agree with all of our aims and objectives.
- Begin Before Birth
This website was put together by researchers from the Institute of Reproductive and Developmental Biology at Imperial College London. It aims to give an objective view of what is generally known drawing on their own research. Video and film provide visual access to the latest research on infant brain development and much more.
- 1001 Critical Days Manifesto Coalition
The 1001 Critical Days Manifesto Coalition looks forward to a society where:
- Every baby receives sensitive and responsive care from their main caregivers in the first years of life.
- Parents feel confident to raise their children in a loving and supportive environment.
- A holistic approach to first 1001 days: conception to age 2 period.
- Blossom Berry
Blossom Berry offers training, support & resources on baby massage & yoga for parents across the world. They are experts & specialists in teacher training for infant/child massage & yoga and pre/post natal support across the UK & worldwide.
- Save Childhood Movement
Children in the modern world are subject to unprecedented cultural and environmental tensions.
- Brainwave Trust
Brainwave's vision is that all children in Aotearoa New Zealand are valued and nurtured so they can reach their full potential.
- Mindful Policy Group (MPG)
MPG is using the insight afforded by attachment science to achieve further change in policies towards families and especially children.
- Platform 505
The thinking woman’s website. Platform505 provides articles on topics that will inspire you, get you thinking and that you will want to discuss with others.
- Home Start
The UK's leading family support organisation. Across the country, our thousands of volunteers offer friendship and practical help to families with at least one child...
- Best Beginnings
Best Beginnings is a charity dedicated to ending child health inequalities in the UK.
Ten2Two specialises in flexible and part-time working.
- The Association for Infant Mental Health UK
The Association aims to bring together professionals working to promote the mental health of infants, such as psychiatrists, psychotherapists, psychologists, social workers, nursery nurses, teachers, CPNs, health visitors, midwives, GPs, paediatricians and others.
- The British Association for Adoption and Fostering
An Association which provides information on Attachment Disorder.
- Early Childhood Unit
A web site from the Early Childhood Unit (ECU) at the National Children's Bureau in England. This site contains capsules of information on specific topics within early years care and education.
A UK organisation which has close links with WATCh? The aims of Full Time Mothers are:
- To promote understanding of the child's need for a full-time mother.
- To enhance the status and self esteem of mothers at home.
- To campaign for changes in the tax and benefits system and to employment policy, in order to give more women the choice to be full-time mothers.
- International Association of Infant Massage (UK) Chapter
Our purpose is to promote nurturing touch and communication through training, education and research so that parents, caregivers and children are loved, valued and respected throughout the world community.
- National Children's Bureau
NCB promotes the interests and well-being of all children and young people across every aspect of their lives. We advocate the participation of children and young people in all matters affecting them. We challenge disadvantage in childhood.
- One Space
One Space is a community for single parents with support from experienced parenting facilitators bringing together essential information, interactive learning & friendly forums for peer support, in areas such as family law; benefits; CSA; money and debt; relationships and separation etc.
- One Plus One
One Plus One strengthens couple and family relationships by putting research into practice. We investigate what makes relationships work - or fall apart - and use the findings to develop training and resources tailored to the needs of those working with families.
- Parents as First Teachers
Parents As First Teachers is based on research into neuro-science and child development and reflects the outcomes of the Government’s green paper, ‘Every Child Matters’.
Touch-Learn is an exemplar training company, specialising in positive touch training programmes such as baby massage, music and movement and senior massage, that benefit all.
- Toyhouse Libraries
Toyhouse makes a difference by supporting the wellbeing of families locally and throughout the community. With over 30 years' experience of working with families through the medium of play, Toyhouse fosters attachment between parents and children, enabling them to interact together and share experiences.
- Wave Trust
An international charity dedicated to reducing child abuse and interpersonal violence through understanding its root causes.
- Young Minds
Young Minds works to promote the mental health of children and young people.
"Today's Children are tomorrow's parents and their mental health is vital to the mental health of the nation". Anthony Clare, Patron of Young Minds.