2. What you'll get

A Sure Start Maternity Grant is £500 and you don’t have to pay it back.

You may not get a grant if you already have children.

If you already have children

If you already have children under 16, you can only get a grant if you’re expecting a multiple birth.

Children under 16 Grant if you have twins Grant if you have triplets
You have 1 or more (and none of them are from multiple births) £500 £1,000
You’ve already had twins £0 £500
You’ve already had triplets £0 £0

How you’re paid

All benefits, pensions and allowances are paid into an account, eg your bank account.