Having a baby often presents many challenges, particularly for new parents. The information provided on this page is designed to help you with any requirements or concerns you may have, providing advice and support in areas ranging from fertility to parental leave.
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The government offers the following advice and information on aspects of Having a Baby:
Registering A Birth:
Advice For Expectant Parents
Resources For New And Expectant Mothers
Click on the links below to find out more about all aspects of baby care and motherhood.
- Baby Centre
- Baby Centre Pregnancy Calendar - Find out what to expect and when with this useful calendar. Searching for fashionable maternity and baby wear?
- MadeForMums offer mums, dads and parents-to-be with expert advice, information and support from trying for a baby through to pregnancy and from baby, to toddlerhood right through to caring for your school child.
Although the arrival of a baby may call for a celebration, adjusting to the requirements of a newborn can be emotionally and physically exhausting. Click on the links below for further advice:
- Parentline Plus This is a free national helpline offering support to anyone parenting a child. The charity also runs parenting courses throughout the country.
- Parental Leave The rights of employers and employees regarding parental leave from the Department Of Trade And Industry
Click on the links below for help and advice.