Becoming a parent

Maternity/paternity advice

Register a birth

Resources for parents

  • Family Information Directory - Oxfordshire County Council's contains advice, support and events for families
  • National Childbirth Trust - provides a variety of useful resources for parents. Counselling and telephone support  including Breastfeeding Line, Enquiry Line and Pregnancy and Birth Line.
  • Family Lives - charity offering support for parents. Parentline Plus runs a freephone helpline, courses for parents, develops innovative projects and provides a range of information.
  • Local services for children and young people -  information from Oxfordshire County Council-s website on services offered to children, young people and parents in Oxfordshire, including care, health, education and more.
  • Sure Start - the government programme to deliver the best start in life for every child. Sure Start brings together, early education, childcare, health and family support.
  • Early years and childcare Oxfordshire County Council This link will take you to an external website... - Information about childcare options and help with paying for it, early education for three and four year olds, family centres and opportunities to work with children in Oxfordshire.
  • Bounty This link will take you to an external website... - A parenting club website, providing support and advice for Mums and Dads, from trying to conceive, right up to the school gate.  The site is full of useful information, and has a thriving community where Mums and Dads share their thoughts and issues.

Last reviewed: 24 - 05 - 2016

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