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Benefit cuts behind a rise in 'baby banks'

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Food banks have become a fixture across the country in recent years and Sky News has seen evidence of how financial pressures are forcing increasing numbers of parents to seek additional help for their children.

Demand for so-called "Baby Banks", which provide essential supplies for babies and small children, is on the rise with one organisation that we visited reporting a doubling in the number of visits in the past year.

This comes as official figures show that 4.1 million children in the UK are living in poverty.

Sky's Laura Bundock has more.

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