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Maternity and Early Years

Payments for children

Overview of the support available for children in Scotland

Pregnancy and baby payment

Information on the best start grant for pregnant women and families with a new baby in Scotland.

A Best Start in Scotland

Issue 268 (February 2019)
Mark Willis describes the new maternity grant in Scotland.

A Blueprint for 2020: The expansion of early learning and childcare in Scotland

31 March 2017

Information for midwives

10 August 2016
Read our new resource and timeline for midwives, which highlights some of the practical steps they can take to maximise a family’s income and increase financial security.

Submission on foundation years and life chances

02 March 2016
In this submission on foundation years and the government's life chances strategy, we identify key characteristics of an early years service which would deliver on improving the life chances of disadvantaged children, and consider where current provision succeeds and where new approaches may be needed.