Name: Pregnancy and birth
Description: Pregnancy and birth

Pregnancy and birth

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Preparing for the birth of your child is a special time. There's support available during pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.

NCT offer practical and emotional support in all areas of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood including help with feeding – Helpline 0300 330 0700.

The Breastfeeding Network offer support and information to breastfeeding mums online and over the phone – National Breastfeeding Helpline 0300 100 0212.

Association of Breastfeeding Mothers offer information and counselling to breastfeeding mums – Helpline 0300 330 5453.

To find out how to register the birth of your baby, visit our page on births.

To find out about your parental rights and responsibilities, visit GOV.UK.

To find out about your maternity rights at work, visit our page on working parent's rights.

To find out about ways you can apply for financial or material support in maternity and early parenthood; visit our page on financial support for families.

Last Updated: 15th December 2020