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Having a baby

Includes registering a birth, free vitamins and getting financial support when you're pregnant.

  1. Mother and Baby Unit Family Fund

    The Mother and Baby Unit Family Fund helps with the cost of travel and food if you're visiting someone in a Mother and Baby Unit.

  2. Young Patients Family Fund

    The Young Patients Family Fund helps with the cost of travel and food for parents, parent substitutes or siblings (aged under 18) of a inpatient under the age of 18 receiving care at hospital

  3. Getting free vitamins when you're pregnant

    Information about getting free vitamins when you're pregnant.

  4. Having a child through a surrogate

    Information about having a child through a surrogate.

  5. Register a birth

    Find out who needs to register a birth and how and where to do it, including how to register a birth during coronavirus.

  6. Scotland's Baby Boxes

    All newborn babies due on or after 15 August 2017 will get a free baby box from the Scottish Government.

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