Being pregnant and single may not be your choice. Relationships don’t always work out. If you have decided to accept the gift of a child into your life, these pages will be your guide.
Or you may already be a single mother - one who has never married perhaps, or you may be divorced or widowed. Either way, you face unique challenges and difficulties in raising your child/ren.
Child rearing can be difficult under any circumstances. Without a partner, it is even harder. As a single parent, having all the responsibility of childcare for one or more chilren. This can lead to added pressure, stress and fatigue. If you're too tired or distracted to be emotionally supportive or consistently discipline your child, you might find your child develops behavioural problems and starts to act up or doesn't do so well at school.
Whether you are pregnant or have a baby you will find some help and support here:
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