Best practice if you are concerned about the welfare of an unborn child, baby or toddler.
Always discuss your concerns with the senior person in your organisation who is responsible for safeguarding and child protection.
The protocol for pre-birth assessments and interventions has been developed to help support practitioners to effectively work with families where there is concern for the welfare of a unborn child, baby or toddler. It's been developed to support practitioners in their decision making and assessment processes when working with a pregnant woman, her partner and family.
A don't shake your baby leaflet is also attached to this page and is designed to be printed out for parents.