Additional Services

Flying Start are also supporting a range of additional services

  • Best Beginnings Baby Buddy – a parent friendly APP with information to support parents from early in pregnancy until 6 months
  • Pregnancy Plus – healthy lifestyle support for expectant mothers to have a healthy pregnancy
  • Family Nurse Partnership – evidence based antenatal programme for first time young mums under 20 years
  • Tokko– Support for teen parents not on the Family Nurse Partnership programme through young mums and young fathers workers
  • ME Time Family –a chance for expectant parents and families with children under five to access low cost activity sessions supporting healthy lifestyles
  • Relate parenting couples –counselling for couples with children under five to provide extra help to support healthy parental relationships
  • Sign 4 Little talkers – in some nurseries and early years settings a signing programme to help 2-3 year olds learn new communication skills using signing, dolls and specially designed books
  • Oral health – supporting key health messages on the importance of brushing, using a fluoride paste and a healthy diet at an early age
  • Safe at Home – providing home safety assessments and for parents who are eligible for free home safety equipment
  • Tubes of Life– a Public Health led campaign raising the awareness of the importance of a baby getting adequate levels of oxygen
  • Flying Start volunteers supporting early language development in their communities
  • Parents of the future– working with schools and providers to deliver  services that respond to young peoples specific needs.

For further information:

If you are a professional click here

If you are a parent click here

For more information or assistance, call Flying Start on 01582 548356 or email flyingstart@luton.gov.uk