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Single parents

There are many reasons why a woman might go through pregnancy as a single mother. Being a single parent can be challenging and you might feel worried about how you can create a safe and happy family environment for your children and how you will manage financially. During your pregnancy is the time to start planning and focus on raising your baby. There are many support services and websites to provide you with information and link you up with the services you need.

For more information;

Pregnancy Birth & Baby – Single parenting

Raising Children Network – Successful single parenting

Single Mum – Tips for Going Through a Pregnancy

Services in the ACT;

ACT Government Community Services – Single parents  

Centrelink – Parenting payments 

Marymead Child and Family Centre

National Council for Single Mothers and their Children