The Money Advice Service has developed a Baby Costs Calculator to enable you to check how much the essentials cost are for you.
Their research shows that a baby could cost as much as £7,200 or as little as £1,600 in their first year, excluding childcare:
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They have also produced a Baby, Money Timeline. It covers everything from arranging your maternith leave to claiming Child Benefit. Try it out: