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Understanding your pregnancy

Pregnant woman

  • Provides you with facts about labour and birth
  • Build your confidence in becoming a parent
  • Developed by midwives and other psychologists


Understanding your pregnancy course - enter the access code BEAR when prompted

Understanding your baby


Baby in a cot

  • Develop your relationship with your new baby
  • Helps to build your confidence as a new parent
  • Developed by health visitors and child psychologists


Understanding your baby course - enter the access code BEAR when prompted

Understanding your child



  • Helps to build reassurance in parents
  • Helps to make sense of your child's development and behaviour
  • Recognises the importance of play in child development

Understanding your child course - enter the access code BEAR when prompted

Understanding your teenager's brain

girl with smartphone in hand staring out of window

  • What happens to the brain as children hit adolescence
  • Helps to understand the changes in behaviour
  • What you can do to help your teenager

Understanding your teenager's brain course - enter the access code BEAR when prompted

About the guides

This programme consists of four online guides that have been developed by NHS experts and parents using an evidence-based approach to increase the confidence of parents-to-be, mums, dads, parents-to-be, grandparents and carers.

The four online guides are FREE for Warwickshire residents using the access code BEAR.

All of the guides can be completed flexibly, at your own pace. Each of the guides’ modules takes around 15-20 minutes to complete. Each guide contains several modules.

There is a built-in voiceover feature available if you prefer to listen and your device supports audio.

These guides are designed to help build a strong relationship between you and your baby, infant or child.

Using the access code BEAR on registration will provide access to all four guides for a lifetime and it will never expire.

There’s also a selection of other online and face to face courses for parents, covering a wide range of topics.

Technical support

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 0121 296 4448

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