It’s worth finding out if you can claim tax credits as a parent. Read about calculating Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit as well as using childcare vouchers.
If you are pregnant or have a baby and are concerned about money, read about low income grants and benefits including Healthy Start Vouchers and Sure Start Maternity Grant.
A baby’s first words are usually heard between 12 and 18 months. You can encourage speech development with baby talk and by recognising child language development stages.
Tips on how to care for a sick baby or toddler: information on common childhood illnesses including the symptoms, how long they last and what to do when your baby is sick.