1. Research publication

    26 Nov 2018

    Growing up in Scotland: overweight and obesity at age 10

    The report uses data from the Growing Up in Scotland study to investigate trajectories of overweight and obesity during the primary school years and identify key risk factors.

  2. Report

    19 Nov 2018

    Maternity and paediatric services at Dr Gray's Hospital: report by CMO Advisory Group

    Recommendations and guidance to enable NHS Grampian to develop a plan for returning an obstetric led service to Dr Gray’s Hospital (DGH).

  3. Publication

    10 Oct 2018

    Welfare Foods: consultation summary

    This consultation on meeting the needs of children and families in Scotland was published in April 2018 and invited views on our approach to Welfare Foods following the devolution through the Scotland Act 2016.

  4. NEWS

    29 Jul 2018 00:01

    £2 million more for breastfeeding support

    Helping mums breastfeed for longer.

  5. NEWS

    10 Apr 2018 09:30

    Insights into key equality outcomes across Scotland

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  6. NEWS

    22 Dec 2017 12:48

    Supporting premature babies

    £1.5 million Family Fund to help meet costs.

  7. NEWS

    06 Dec 2017 00:01

    Young people take on mental health

    Commission to research services for children and adolescents.

  8. NEWS

    01 Dec 2017 10:00

    Folic acid in flour

    Joint letter to UK Health Secretary.

  9. NEWS

    30 Oct 2017 14:35

    Support for first-time mums

    Family Nurse Partnership to be extended.

  10. NEWS

    20 Oct 2017 12:29

    10,000 baby boxes delivered

    All babies due in Scotland gifted a box.

  11. NEWS

    15 Aug 2017 10:00

    New £44m facility at GSK Montrose

    New facility to produce 400 million vaccinations a year.

  12. NEWS

    14 Aug 2017 13:31

    Scotland's Baby Box available nationwide

    Delivery begins tomorrow.

  13. NEWS

    13 Aug 2017 15:37

    Safe sleeping

    Parents encouraged to consider safe sleeping practices as early as possible.

  14. Publication

    18 Jan 2011

    Improving maternal and infant nutrition: a framework for action

    Actions which can be taken by NHS Boards, local authorities and others to improve the nutrition of pregnant women, babies and young children.