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All Parenting articles
Are you entitled to Parental Leave?
What is it and who can take it?
One-Parent Family Payment
How to know if you're eligible and how to apply for it
Child Benefit: Who's entitled to it and how do you get it?
Your questions on Child Benefit answered
The story with step-parent adoption
All you need to know if you're considering adopting your spouse's child
Access, guardianship and custody - how does it work?
If you're a single parent, here's where you stand with legal rights and responsibilities to your child
Everything you need to know about child maintenance
Sorting out the finances between single parents
The professionals you may come into contact with when pregnant
Guide to the people and services you'll come into contact with when expecting a baby.
Nine helpful tips for young mothers
Supportive advice for your first months of motherhood
10 tips for brand new dads
Supportive information and helpful hints for young fathers
All you need to know about adoption
There are different types of adoptions, and different reasons that people are adopted
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