Baby box packing underway in Scotland

Baby boes will be delivered tomorrow, Tuesday 15 August Credit: Scottish Government

Baby boxes are being put together ahead of delivery in Scotland tomorrow, Tuesday 15 August.

The baby boxes include around 40 essential items for new born babies.

The Minister for Childcare and Early Years, Mark McDonald, and Scotland's Chief Medical Officer, Dr Catherine Calderwood, are visiting the Baby Box distribution centre for a tour where they can see the baby boxes being individually packed:

Credit: ITV Border
Credit: ITV Border
Credit: ITV Border

From January 2018 baby boxes are to be delivered at least 4 weeks before due dates.