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Released on: 28/04/2011

Becoming a parent is exciting, but it can be an expensive time too. NCT’s Nearly New Sales give new and expectant mums and dads a financial lifeline by offering an alternative to forking out for brand new baby products – and the opportunity to be a greener parent.

Released on: 28/04/2011

A shocking new report out today by NCT, the UK’s largest parenting charity, shows new mums are left unprepared and unsupported by the NHS after they’ve had a baby and calls on the NHS to improve postnatal care in the UK.

Released on: 28/04/2011

There are lots of ways you could celebrate Mother’s Day this April – enjoying breakfast in bed, freshly-picked garden flowers from the kids, a Sunday roast with all the trimmings… or jumping out of a plane at 10,000ft to help NCT, the UK’s largest parenting charity, support thousands of other mums around the country.

Released on: 28/04/2011

October marks a historic victory for NCT as, after many years of campaigning, mothers who breastfeed in public places now have the protection of the law.

Released on: 28/04/2011

NCT, the UK’s largest parenting charity, will be the subject of a doctorate which will see a student carry out research into the organisation’s biggest fundraising activity – Nearly New Sales.

Released on: 28/04/2011

NCT, the UK’s largest parenting charity, is harnessing the power of mobile technology by launching the first interactive charity iPhone application for parents.

Released on: 28/04/2011

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Maternity’s (APPGM) Maternity Services Awards 2011 are fast approaching and the nominations are now open. The awards celebrate and recognise the hard work and dedication of maternity services and staff across England.

Released on: 28/04/2011

The President of NCT, the UK’s largest parenting charity, will be celebrating Mother’s Day with a difference in April – by jumping out of a plane at Cambridge Airfield to help support thousands of mums across the country.

Released on: 28/04/2011

This week has seen further fears of a double dip recession which would place increasing pressure on the family purse, as figures emerged that the economy shrank at the end of last year.

Released on: 28/04/2011

Bookings and enquiries about NCT antenatal classes have soared, as latest reports on the Government’s spending cuts claim hospitals in some areas are axing classes.

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