Leicestershire County Map Support available in Melton Support available in Harborough Support available in Charnwood Support available in North West Leicestershire Support available in Hinckley & Bosworth Support available in Blaby, Oadby & Wigston

Becoming a parent is difficult at any age. Loads of things will change in your life and you might find that your emotions are all over the place. Pregnancy and parenthood can be difficult, wonderful, confusing and amazing. Whatever you are feeling, you can be sure that you are not the first person to feel this way and you are not alone!

You can download an information booklet about support here. You can download a leaflet about becoming a parent in Leicestershire and Rutland here. There is also some information that you might find useful in the Useful Contacts section.

For further details of the support available in your area, click on the district you live in on the map to your left, or use the quick links on the right.

Leicestershire's Family Information Service have developed a brilliant booklet of Parenting Top Tips - click here to access it.

There's a fantastic national website that will help you as you prepare for parenthood and beyond - click here to visit the start for life website. You can sign up for emails and they will send you top tips and useful information every week.