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Advice and information for young single parents

Becoming a parent is exciting at any age. You will have lots of things to consider, including your finances.

With the assistance from Gingerbread Charitable Org we have set out some useful advice and information for young parents who are not living with their child’s other parent.

Finances


Education

Studying as a single parent is no mean feat, but many single mums and dads take on the challenge successfully. Visit our advice on returning to education.

Looking after yourself

There’s lots of help and support available for new parents, and it’s important to make sure that you’re looking after yourself and your own wellbeing.

The NHS website and Best Beginnings have some very useful advice and tools. Read stories from other single mums and dadswho have dealt with the ups and downs of single parenthood.

Share your experiences and get support from other single parents. Joining a Gingerbread friendship group or chatting to other single parents in the Gingerbread online forums can be really helpful and supportive.

Become a member of Gingerbread for full access to our forum and much more. You may also want to check out the community at Little Lullaby, for young parents.

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