Parenting and Family Relationships


Free Online Parenting Courses (Solihull Online): Understanding Your Baby (postnatal course)

If you are a Luton resident, we would encourage you to sign up to this eLearning course with your Luton postcode on (see further instructions below and on

  • Module 1 – Understanding your feelings: both you and baby
  • Module 2 – Understanding your baby’s brain
  • Module 3 – Understanding your baby’s crying
  • Module 4 – How to respond to crying
  • Module 5 – Understanding your baby’s rhythms
  • Module 6 – Developing healthy sleep patterns
  • Module 7 – Understanding your baby’s feeding
  • Module 8 – Who’s the Daddy now – I’m the Daddy
  • Module 9 – Understanding your baby’s development and play
  • Module 10 – Understanding your baby’s childcare

There are courses are for ALL Luton parents-to-be, parents, grandparents and carers of any child from the antenatal period right up to 18 years of age.

  1. Go to
  2. Type in the access code: HATTERS
  3. Create your account using your email and Luton postcode and choose a password.
  4. Select the course you want to do from the dashboard (you can do them all over time)
  5. Once you have registered, you have non-expiry access to these courses that can be completed at a time and place that suits you. They work on most PCs, tablets and mobile phones and work best with Google Chrome.
  6. If you do have any technical issues email or ring 0121 296 4448 9am – 5 pm Mondays to Fridays for support.
  7. Responses to any questions will be anonymised and you will not receive any marketing emails but just congratulatory emails when you complete a module.


A great opportunity to meet other parents, these sessions focus on a range of topics linked to your young child’s development.

  • Starting Solids NEXT STEPS (6 to 12 months)
    • 17th April from 1pm to 2.30pm on Zoom
  • Sleep and Bedtime Routines
    • Monday 20th May- 1pm to 2.30pm on Zoom
  • Starting Solids (3 to 6 months)
    • 24th July from 1pm to 2.30pm on Zoom

However, RECORDED VIDEOS are/will be available for:

  • Sleep and Bedtime Routines – available on demand
  • Common Childhood Illnesses – available on demand
  • Oral Health – available on demand

Please enquire about these sessions via our Registration Form if you are new, if we have your details- just email/call us!

Healthy Baby

For information and support with feeding your baby in the first year

Child Safety

Safe at Home Luton is a child accident prevention programme aimed at families from pregnancy through to the child’s 5th birthday.

SEND families

If you think that your child may have special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) you should speak to someone about your concerns- find out more on Luton’s Local Offer

Five to Thrive

Just as our child’s body grows better when you give them good food, your child’s brain grows better when you do five simple things that feed the growing brain:

Respond ● Cuddle ● Relax ● Play ● Talk

Talking Takes Off

Talking Takes Off is a programme to support improvements in speech and communication in children from 0-5 years old in Luton.


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