*Workshops will run each month, starting in January for March/April due dates.
Becoming Mum is a parental workshop consisting of four, ninety-minute sessions designed to give expectant parents the knowledge and advice they need approaching the birth of their little one.
Our experienced mum and practicing midwife will give you all of the facts regarding your perinatal period, whilst the lovely ladies from Mellownest will arm you with calm.
• Recognising signs of labour
• What to do and where to go
• The overnight bag
• Labour – what to expect
• Positions in labour and the benefits of an active birth
• Pain relief; pharmacological and non-pharmacological
• Role of the birthing partner
• Delivery methods
• The immediate postnatal period
• The “Golden Hour” of breastfeeding, skin to skin bonding, delayed cord clamping and vitamin K
• Your transfer to the postnatal unit
• New-born examinations and the hearing test
• Your discharge home and the community midwife
• The “Fourth Trimester” and its challenges
• What your baby needs from you
• A basic understanding of how babies’ brains develop
• A realistic and totally bespoke self-care menu to get you through the early days
Our Midwife Rebecca will also be leading the feeding support groups held at Tiny Boo, so there’ll be a helpful friendly face you recognise when your little one arrives.
Classes will be held at the HEART Centre Headingley
To book on please email email@example.com
Develop the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to prepare you for parenthood, with antenatal classes from Blooming Babies. Informative, engaging and fun, they’re designed to provide you with all the information and support you need to plan for the later stages of pregnancy, birth and life with a newborn baby.
All Antenatal classes are run by Annie Robinson, a practising midwife with decades of experience – so you can be sure that you’re getting a top quality course, and accurate, up to date information.
Blooming Babies antenatal courses cover a range of topics related to pregnancy, labour, childbirth and caring for your baby. Over the four-week mum’s course and weekend couple course, you’ll cover:
You’ll also get chance to ask plenty of questions and to share information with other parents in a friendly, welcoming environment.
Recommended to start classes around 28-32 weeks pregnant. New or experienced mums are all welcome.
Classes are held at Nuffield Guiseley, Nuffield Harrogate and couples and one to one weekend classes also available.
Our all-inclusive Active Antenatal method is an all-encompassing pregnancy class helping mums-to-be to learn their antenatal education in a truly effective way. Each week traditional antenatal education is combined with active birth principles, taught seamlessly alongside repetitive flowing movements designed to anchor the education to the body, breath and movement, exactly where it is needed on baby’s birthing day.
These progressive women only weekly classes, available from 14 weeks pregnant are delivered over 6-week terms and will cover a combination of:
Daisy Birthing is accessible for all mums no matter of shape, size, and ability and is suitable for both first and subsequent pregnancies, supporting all birth plans and choices.
Where? Studio Sixteen, Adel
When? 27th November – 15th January 2019, 7.30pm-9pm
27th Nov, 4th Dec, 11th Dec, 18th Dec, 8th Jan and 15th Jan (break on 25th December and 1st January)
Price? £72 for a 6 week term
For anyone with additional requirements or anxieties about pregnancy, we offer Baby Steps – talk to your midwife about attending this course.
BabyNatal is not about selling you a certain ‘way’ of caring for your baby – our classes are unbiased and we are here to support you to explore your options, to learn skills and decide how YOU want to care for your baby. You can attend BabyNatal workshops as part of a group, or as a private session in the comfort of your own home. Tel: 07879 274433
Bean2Baby offer antenatal, baby and first aid classes to any family, whether this is your first baby or fifth! Our ethos is about CHOICE – We know all families are different and we will guide you through the choices available so you can work out what is right for you, your family, your pregnancy and your baby.
Tel: 07879 274433
We offer antenatal classes with an experienced midwife.Our antenatal classes are for everyone whether this is your first baby or you have had a baby before.
The sessions are relaxed and informal so that you feel comfortable to get the most out of them. We want to give you the information and confidence to make decisions about your labour and birth.
Tel: 0787 476 5914
Blooming Babies delivers the latest information about pregnancy, birth and beyond so you can make an informed choice based upon up-to-date, reliable information from a pragmatic and experienced midwife. Class 1 – Labour. Class 2 – Coping with labour. Class 3 – Feeding (live breast feeding demonstration) Class 4 – Caring for your newborn (live bathing demonstration)
Classes are suitable from 28-34 weeks pregnant
Every Wednesday from 9.45am to 11.15am come for as little or as long as you would like.
Suitable for children 2 and under.
St Augustine’s Church Hall, Hyde Park Terrace, Leeds LS6 1BJ. Tel: Kate Pecher 07590289689
September – December 2018
Headingley Children’s Centre, Wood Lane, Leeds LS6 2DT. Tel: 0113 278 7766
‘feel empowered for life through a positive birth experience’
Inspired Birth offers a complete birth preparation program through hypnobirthing. Hypnobirthing teaches the physiology of birth, breathing & relaxation techniques alongside self-hypnosis to be used during labour. This knowledge & understanding help to remove any fear & allow for a calm & safe birth.
Call Ruth on 07738593175.
10% discount when quoting NORTH LEEDS MUMBLER
Hypnobirthing is a complete antenatal experience that will help you to have the best possible birth for you and your baby. You will learn about the physiology of birth and how to work with your body, along with hypnosis to facilitate positive change and deep relaxation techniques. Group and private classes are available. Suitable from 20 – 36 weeks
Learn about essential baby products and key parenting topics from in-store experts.
Free. Check dates in-store or online – advanced booking needed.
Mothercare, Crown Point Shopping Park, LS10 1ET
Prepare for the birth of your baby with the most experienced and most popular provider of antenatal classes. Make sure you have all the basics of pregnancy, birth and early parenting covered, with an NCT essentials antenatal course
Tel: 020 8752 9130.
Having a baby? Come and prepare for parenthood in an informal and fun environment with Parent Prep. Sessions run by an experienced midwife and teacher team who aim to support you and put you in control of your birth experience. Find us on Facebook and Twitter @parentprepuk
Contact Caroline – 07730 655701 firstname.lastname@example.org
Positive Birth Groups FREE to access, and POSITIVE about birth.
They are a place for ALL pregnant families – regardless of their background, experience or choices – to come together and share experiences, thoughts, feelings and insight about childbirth. There is often also tea and cake! We aim to meet on the third Sunday of each month at a venue in North Leeds. Please email: email@example.com for more info
Pregnancy in Mind: Supporting parents during pregnancy and the first year after birth.
For anyone experiencing anxiety, depression, or other emotional health issues – talk to your midwife about attending this course.
Pregnancy in Mind has 2 core elements:
An Antenatal class run by Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust for all first-time parents. Contact your local Children’s Centre to book a place.
Private midwife consultations and classes in Leeds are delivered in an informal, relaxed atmosphere within a private medical centre. They are designed to be interactive with questions and answers and include discussions surrounding many pregnancy and childbirth issues addressed by qualified professionals. Tuesday evenings 6.45pm – 9.00pm
93 Water Lane, Leeds, LS11 5QN. Tel: 0113 262 1675