Friday, January 04, 2008

Baby Notes

Not long to go now. A fortnight to go to the due date, but that pretty much means due any day in the next month. Most of the redecoration is complete, so now we turn to trying to sort through all of the paperwork and finances.

I never knew that there were so many different types of benefit and allowance available to help with the costs of having a baby. There’s maternity allowance, child benefit, child tax credits, child trust fund and Sure Start maternity grant. And there are just the one we think we are entitled to.

It fairness, the government has a really useful website which lists most of them. Now for the mountain of paperwork to complete…

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