The Born and Bred in (BaBi) Project


The Born and Bred in (BaBi) study aims to find out what influences the health and wellbeing of families in its local area. It is part of a national network of local birth cohort studies led by YHARC called ‘The BaBi Network’.

This means that with consent from pregnant women, routine data recorded by the services they access themselves or for their babies such as healthcare and education are joined together anonymously. This helps to create a bigger picture of local people’s health, for research purposes. By looking for patterns in the data, the research can give valuable insights into what works well and what can be made better, helping us to influence policy and improve services for the future.
Whilst each BaBi site focuses primarily on local outcomes for local people, establishing a wider BaBi network provides opportunities for important national research, learning and collaboration.


Sub-theme: Systems Change

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