Some of Wales' less well off parents are going without food so they can feed their children, according to a study by Save the Children.
The Welsh Government says one of its top priorities is to reduce poverty.
Krista Lane, from Cardiff, has benefited from one of the charity's schemes. The 'Eat, Sleep, Learn, Play' programme provided her with a chest of drawers for her son and educational toys for her daughter.
"Electric... gas... sometimes I'd run out and I'd have to ask family members to help. It was really hard" she says.