Reducing child poverty before and after birth: information for midwives

CPAG in Scotland has developed a new resource and timeline for midwives highlighting some of the practical steps they can take to maximise a family’s income and increase financial security. These steps include:

  • Making routine referrals of pregnant women to income maximisation services
  • Helping mums access Sure Start Maternity Grants and the Healthy Start scheme
  • Being aware of basic messages about benefit entitlement
  • Being able to direct women to financial support in the event of an emergency or crisis

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