Having used this guide you will be familiar with information available online relating to pregnancy, birth and child-rearing from birth to the age of two. It provides information on healthcare, entitlements and support groups for this stage of your life.
Parenting is one of the most challenging tasks in life and it comes without any job description or training. The aim of this guide is to make parents and future parents aware of the information and support that is available to them on the Internet and enable them to use it to their best advantage.
The net has a vast amount of information to offer parents and future parents in the areas of pregnancy, birth and the first two years.
Going online sometimes may seem very daunting as it can be difficult knowing where to start.
Many more sites than those included in this guide obviously exist, but we have tried to base our selection on the following criteria:
- Information is accurate and up to date
- You can move around the site easily and get back to where you started
- The links work
- The site is visually attractive and easy to read
- The site is reputable
- The content is serious and relevant.
In each section we are concentrating on the following three main headings:
Data and information in this guide is provided for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for diagnosis or treatment by a qualified healthcare professional.