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March 19, 2021

The importance of mattresses this Safer Sleep Week

Last year, we distributed 142 mattresses for cots, cot beds and cribs, and a further 97 mattresses for Moses baskets at a cost of just under […]
March 13, 2021

To be a mother

‘A new baby is like the beginning of all things – wonder, hope, a dream of possibilities’, said Eda J. LeShan. This is certainly true normally, […]
March 3, 2021

Six reasons to read to your little one this World Book Day

By Louise King World Book Day exists to change lives through a love of books and shared reading. Every year, children of all ages will dress […]
December 14, 2020
How to support Bristol families in need this Christmas

How to help Bristol families in need this Christmas

By Louise King Christmas is the happiest time of the year… or is it? Don’t get me wrong, I love a mince pie in front of […]
November 29, 2020
Louise enjoying a book with her little one

The Magic of Storytelling

By Louise King, BBN warehouse volunteer I’ve been volunteering at Baby Bank Network’s warehouse since June of last year. In my time I’ve sorted out bundles […]
November 12, 2020
Support Baby Bank Network this World Kindness Day

What does World Kindness Day mean to a charity like Baby Bank Network?

By Rachel Barker Friday 13th November 2020 is World Kindness Day – a moment of calm in a chaotic year when we can celebrate one of […]
October 26, 2020

What being a Baby Bank Network trustee means to me

By Catherine Brennan (Trustee) What does being a trustee of Baby Bank Network (BBN) mean to me? It means a lot to be part of BBN […]
October 3, 2020
Baby Bank Network warehouse, Fishponds, Bristol

Do you have some extra time on your hands and feel you could give something back?

It’s been a funny old time, hasn’t it – adjusting to lockdown / recovering from lockdown / preparing for a new lockdown… While some of us […]
September 13, 2020

Thank you for your lockdown support, and welcome to our new normal.

On the 23rd March, Boris Johnson announced that we were to go into lockdown to slow the spread of Covid-19. Our warehouse doors were locked, donations […]