hi all mummy to be here in 7 weeks at college and studying 3 times a week away from home and will be after baby is born it's a full time course and i get 520 a month student loan and bursary 250 goes on travel the reast on equipment and i gotta pay full rent!! no money for bills or food and all funds in college are closed. i just wonder how ill do benefit wise once baby is born and if i get help with childcare while on a full time course. im also wanna go self employed should i declare it or not ? 

Posted on: October 29, 2011 - 12:09pm
Parenting specialist DoppleMe

hello lolz89

Congratulations on your pregnancy and I hope you are keeping well. Welcome to One Space!

We have a Money Expert on the board, send them a private email by clicking on the blue link,and they will be able to tell you all about the benefits situation. Make sure you tell them about your student loan etc.

Posted on: October 29, 2011 - 1:45pm


You must be getting excited Smile Congratulations

I do hope that there is help out there for you.

Posted on: October 29, 2011 - 1:47pm


Congratulations. An exciting time for you. Do you know what you're having?

Posted on: October 29, 2011 - 4:13pm

Sally W
Parenting specialist DoppleMe

Hello lolz89

Congratulations and welcome to One Space Smile

Are your family and friends or baby's father supporting you?  Have you looked at the Money Expert link that Louise mentioned?

Posted on: October 31, 2011 - 1:56pm