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Reading to babies

Want to go to College? You may be eligible for additional funding.

HSE urges people to get MMR vaccine as measles outbreak worsens

Is your car's child seat safe?

New tool to help access appropriate mental health services

Meningitis and how to recognise it

How to train your baby (and yourself) to sleep better

Legal requirement that birth mothers adopt their own children has been removed

Childcare is a huge issue for parents going to college

Mental health of new mothers almost completely ignored

The value of reading to children

New mothers not reporting their own health issues

Parents warned about oversharing of baby photos online

Babies need eye contact:there is no app for that

Motherly love can help babies' brains grow

10 ways to comfort a crying baby and keep yourself calm

There is little help for breastfeeding mothers in Ireland

Nominating guardians for your children

The Young Parents Survival Guide
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Download THE YOUNG PARENTS SURVIVAL GUIDE.PDF (1,632 Kb, 11 Mar 2012)

Information Pack for Unmarried Parents (July 2016) and Amendments (March 2017)


Download AMENDMENTS MARCH 2017.PDF (38 Kb, 27 July 2017)

Other Support and Information
Unplanned pregnancy? Talking to a counsellor can help.

Becoming a parent

Parenting alone

Information for unmarried parents

One-parent Family Payment

Find your nearest social welfare office

Single Person Child Carer Tax Credit

Tusla Family Support Services

Parenting 24 Seven

Find your nearest Family Resource Centre

A guide to your pregnancy month by month 

Care before your baby is born

Care after your baby is born