Having a baby: leaflet

This publication was withdrawn on 3 September 2015

Guidance for parents who are expecting or have recently had a baby, or who are adopting a baby or young child.



This leaflet tells you about your rights to time off work, as well as when you return to work. It gives basic advice about the financial support you may get during your pregnancy and the first months of your baby’s life.

It also tells you about the benefits you may be entitled to while you are pregnant and the support available to help you buy things you will need for your baby.

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