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Just found this for all you pg ladies and thought you might be interested

(15 Posts)
singyswife Sun 28-Dec-08 17:09:17

Hi I just discovered this. Hope it is of some use to someone.

Jacksmama Sun 28-Dec-08 17:10:46

That's so nice of you!!! smile

singyswife Sun 28-Dec-08 17:11:23

I thank you. smile

singyswife Sun 28-Dec-08 17:14:53


bronze Sun 28-Dec-08 17:19:59

yes thank you
I lost out on the extra smp last time as my ds was born on the 4th april 2 days before. Its nice to be on the other side this time

brettgirl2 Sun 28-Dec-08 17:36:43

I know - my edd is 12th April and I am quite impressed at just 'squeezing in'.

metoo2222 Sun 28-Dec-08 18:43:50

can you get it on top of the £500 maternity grant does anyone know?

QueenFeeUntoUsAChildIsBorn Sun 28-Dec-08 18:54:47

I think so because my midwife mentioned both to me this week

metoo2222 Sun 28-Dec-08 19:05:28

Thanks Queen, yes you can, I have just found it on the site.


singyswife Sun 28-Dec-08 20:49:25

Just bumping the thread for any one just loggin on

only1malteaser Sun 28-Dec-08 21:01:18

Ooo I qualify but what's the £500 grant?

littleboyblue Sun 28-Dec-08 21:03:22

I always have such rubbish timing! Gutted.

lou031205 Sun 28-Dec-08 21:14:26

Thank you - I forgot about this, am due on April 20th!

metoo2222 Sun 28-Dec-08 21:36:51

It's for people who are on a low household income or, like me, receive higher amount of child tax credit than the family element (I receive a higher amount as DS1 receives DLA).
Also if you receive working tax credit and are disabled.

It's funded by surestart.

littleboyblue Sun 28-Dec-08 21:45:15

I am applying for the £500 grant, have been told that I needed to have claimed more than the family element in child tax credit for the past year, which I have done as ds was under 1 for mot of it. However, you can claim up to 3 moonths after baby is born so you might qualify then if not now.
Also if you are on Job seekers or income support.
Collect a form at your local jobcentre plus

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