Young Parents

Reading Family Information Service

Useful information for soon-to-be and new parents
Regardless of how young or old we are, we all need a bit of help or advice when it comes to having children and bringing them up.

Young Parents Drop In Group ~ no longer running. There are lots of activities for parents at local children's centres click here

Young Mums To Be Training Programme ~ YMTB-Parents-to-be programme is a comprehensive, holistic course specifically designed for young parents. Young women are keen to attend YMTB as it provides accessible antenatal care. Contact Sue Blackwood Tel:0792 140 3349 for more information on how to join the course.

Feeding Your Baby ~ visit NHS - Best Start for Life - Feeding Your Baby for information on breastfeed, bootle feedin and combination of both.

Children's Centres
Some Children's Centres have dedicated sessions for young parents 

Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) - Children's Centres

also Infant Hub  Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) - Infant Hub

More Useful Links

Care to Learn - Care to Learn can help pay for your childcare costs while you learn, if you're under 20.


Next review date June 2024.

Related Advice

Parenting Support Children & Young People ~ Safety ~ information on local & national organisations Parents useful apps & websites

Page last reviewed: 02/11/2023

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