“All children deserve equal support and resources, and I really feel the scheme has strengthened this message in the past five years” Emma Roddick MSP, SNP Highlands and Islands
“I pledge to continue to advocate for inclusive long-term strategies and support. “
“The fact that all babies in Scotland are gifted a box full of essential items means that as a society we want every child, regardless of their circumstances, to get the best start in life. “Satwat Rehman,CEO One Parent Families Scotland
93% of parents are taking up the opportunity of getting a Baby Box for their child.
Scotland’s Baby Box contains a selection of clothes, as well as every day must-haves, like a bath towel, a travel changing mat, muslin cloth squares, a bib, a digital thermometer, and books.
Scotland’s Baby Box scheme has proved to be a huge success with 96% of prospective parents getting one for their baby.
280 families in Orkney have received a Baby Box. The Scottish Government has announced a new design in time for Mother’s Day.
“I was delighted when the SNP made the introduction of the boxes one of its manifesto pledges”
“A baby box is a positive gift which signals that every baby is important and welcomed.” – Royal College of Midwives
The Royal College of Midwives have come out in support of Scotland’s Baby Box scheme and recommend that this is rolled out across the UK.
“With will and with method we can transform Scotland ” Sir Harry Burns