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juniorbabybump123 Tue 12-May-15 14:45:57

My friend is 16 & pregnant will she be able to claim benefits if so what?x

ChristianGreyIsAJackass Tue 12-May-15 14:48:14

She is better speaking to Citizens Advice, they will be able to tell her

AbbeyRoadCrossing Tue 12-May-15 14:52:09

Some hospitals have extra sessions for young parents and I'm guessing this would be covered then - ask the midwife at her booking in appointment.
A lot will depend on her circumstances - is she working or in education? Is she living with parents?
She might qualify for healthy start, free vitamins etc. And all pregnant women whatever age get free prescription
Here's the NHS page on maternity benefits www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/2293.aspx?CategoryID=54#close

AuntieStella Tue 12-May-15 14:59:58

Useful page from the Gingerbread site

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