New Parent Tips on Skin to Skin contact with your baby are published.

Giving birth is an active and intimate moment in a person’s life; it is the start of a journey and the creation of lasting relationships which form the basis of all others to follow.

These parent top tips bring together a collection of evidence-based tips that new parents can put into practice today.

The Dad Project looked at how the relationships could be strengthened between dads, their child and his or her mother, and the services that work with them during pregnancy and the year after a baby is born. The project was run by the NSPCC, with support from the Design Council and funding from the Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity.