PARENTS are receiving some pre-Christmas cheer thanks to a Yorkshire internet company.
‘Direct2Mum’ have donated a range of baby equipment to help mums and dads who may be in need of some extra help.
And Kirklees Council has passed on the goods to five charities who are distributing it to families who use their services, and will feel the greatest benefit.
Items donated include new-born and toddler sets, baby feeding equipment, potties and toilet training equipment, baby baths and bathing equipment, pushchairs, changing mats and home safety equipment.
Direct2Mum online operations manager Fay Leslie said: “We recognised that some young mums and dads may need extra support in getting together some of the things which help them provide for the care of their baby after the birth.
“We are really pleased to be able to help support the excellent work of several local services in Kirklees who work with young families.”
The organisations to receive donations are Chrysalis, Homestart, the Family Nurse Partnership, Auntie Pam’s and Talkthru.
Direct2Mum, based in Barnsley, have recently launched a new website which offers professional, independent, practical and friendly advice for parents and parents-to-be.
It also includes information on a baby’s key development stages from their first days through to toddling.
Clr Cath Harris, Kirklees Council cabinet member for children and families, said: “This is an excellent example of a local company supporting the health and wellbeing of local young parents, their children and their families.” For more details about Direct2Mum visit www.Direct2Mum.co.uk