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Lower pre-school expenses for many families from 2020 : Full-day childcare may cost only $3 a month for needy; more help too with fertility treatments

Aug 29, 2019 - The Straits Times (Singapore)

Pre-school expenses will be cut for many and more help will be offered with fertility treatments - even for older couples - as part of the latest moves to encourage more Singaporeans to start families.

From next year, lower-income families may only need to pay as little as $3 a month for full-day childcare. The monthly household income ceiling for additional childcare and kindergarten subsidies is also being raised to $12,000.

Meanwhile, there will be no more age limit for women un...