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What is the SNP Scottish Government doing to promote breastfeeding?

The SNP Scottish Government is working hard to improve already high breastfeeding rates. After the UK-wide Infant Feeding survey was scrapped, the Scottish Government introduced the Scottish Infant Feeding Survey to continue monitoring levels of breastfeeding. Of babies born in 2016-17, 41 per cent were still being breastfed after six to eight weeks – the…

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What are the details for the SNP Scottish Government’s baby box scheme?

Scotland’s Baby Box aims to help tackle deprivation, improve health and support parents. We’re proud to introduce it in Scotland.

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How does the SNP support pregnant women and new parents?

From the Baby Box to perinatal mental health, the SNP is supporting pregnant women and new parents.

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What has the SNP done to address child poverty?

We have passed a Child Poverty Bill to introduce income based child poverty targets.

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What is the SNP doing to improve childcare and early years education?

The SNP in Government is committed to giving every child the best start in life with free, quality education that inspires and enables everyone to reach their potential. Since the SNP came to power, nursery entitlement has increased by 45% for 3, 4 and vulnerable 2 year olds – saving families up to £2,500 per…

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