What age can you get pregnant in Scotland?

What age can you get pregnant in Scotland?

In most cases, your baby needs to be aged under 6 months old for you to get the Pregnancy and Baby payment. If you took over looking after a child, the age limit would be 1 year old. If you could not apply within that time frame due to the disruption caused by coronavirus (COVID-19), you can still apply.

What is the legal age to get pregnant in the UK?

If you are pregnant at the age of 16 or 17, you can get responsibility for your child by marrying or entering into a registered partnership. To do so you will need the consent of your parents or guardian (voogd). If they do not give their consent, you can ask the court for permission.

What benefits am I entitled to when pregnant in Scotland?

Best Start Grant and Best Start Foods (Scotland only)