Realities of parenting
What would it be like to be pregnant or caring for a baby? Would you still be able to do the things you enjoy? Find out more here and listen to young parents' stories as they're the ones that know what it's really like:
Sure Start offers advice and information for the parents of young children including information on childcare and benefits.
This website has information about childcare services, and other regional and national support groups for parents. You might also want to find out about how get Child Care costs covered while you study with CARE TO LEARN.
National Childbirth Trust offers information and support in pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood. A membership organisation run by parents for parents provides local post-natal support groups for parents.
The National Family and Parenting Institute works towards the support of parents in bringing up their children and to promote the well being of families.
What about the money? Advice on tax and benefits.
The National Childminding Association believes every child should reach their full potential. They work with registered childminders and nannies, as well as other individuals and organisations to ensure families in every community in England and Wales have access to high quality home-based childcare, play, learning and family support.