Planning a baby – Cost of having a baby | NatWest

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Planning a baby?

Useful tools and tips to help with planning for a baby

Work out the cost of raising a child Start saving for your baby
Starting a family?

Raising a child is exciting but can be expensive. A bit of planning ahead will help you manage your money both before and after your baby arrives.

Prepare for the future and protect your family


Life can be unpredictable, but with the right life insurance cover in place, you'll have peace of mind. Life insurance will help ease the financial burden on your loved ones if you are diagnosed with a terminal illness or pass away.

Life Insurance is provided by AIG. 

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Thinking about the future?

Tools to help you plan for having a baby

Budget Calculator

Use our calculator to budget for all those baby essentials.

Cost of raising a child calculator

See how much it costs to bring up a child.

Compare my Borrowing Options

Compare the different borrowing options that could help you.

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