Pregnancy in North Leeds

Birth Preparation Classes

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Blooming Babies Antenatal & Aquanatal Classes

Blooming Babies provides high-quality Antenatal, Aquanatal, Baby Massage and Paediatric First Aid in North Leeds, Guiseley and Harrogate, offering group classes and one-on-one training to parents from across the region. 

Owned and run by practising midwife, qualified nurse and mother of two Annie Robinson, it’s a friendly, supportive community where everyone is welcome.

Blooming Babies classes allow you to make an informed choice based upon up-to-date, reliable information from a pragmatic and experienced midwife. Classes also provide a social network allowing you to share your experiences and concerns with other mums in your community.

Antenatal Classes: The perfect preparation for parenthood. Recommended to start between 28-32 weeks.
Tuesday, 2.30pm-4.30pm t Nuffield Health, Hornbeam Park Road, Harrogate, HG2 8RA.
Thursday,  2.30pm-4.30pm at Nuffield Health, Otley Road, White Cross, Guiseley, Leeds, LS20 8LY.
* Weekend couples classes also available on request

Aquanatal Classes: Gentle, fun exercise for mums to be. Recommended from 12 weeks pregnant to when your baby arrives
Wednesday, 12.15pm – 12.50pm at Leeds (The Light) Nuffield, Unit 21, LS1 8TL
Monday, 6.45pm – 7.30pm at Nuffield Health, Hornbeam Park Road, Harrogate, HG2 8RA.
Tuesday,  10.30am – 11.15am at Nuffield Health, Hornbeam Park Road, Harrogate, HG2 8RA.
Tuesday,  6.30pm – 7.15pm at Nuffield Health, Otley Road, White Cross, Guiseley, Leeds, LS20 8LY. 
Thursday,  10.30am – 11.15am at Nuffield Health, Otley Road, White Cross, Guiseley, Leeds, LS20 8LY.

For more details of on all classes please visit the Blooming Babies website or contact Annie Robinson: Tel: 07580004021,  Email:

Qualified Nurse RM BHsc (HONS) Midwifery, Aquanatal level 1 & level 2, Diploma in Teaching Infant Massage (Instructor Course)

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Daisy Birthing Classes

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:

  • Antenatal and active birth education
  • Breathing techniques
  • Relaxation and birth hypnosis
  • Yoga based movement
  • Meeting local pregnant women

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?                    Feel Good Health Club, Mercure Leeds Parkway, Otley Road

Next Class?           

Price?                       £72 for a 6 week term

To book visit the  Website  or email





Baby Steps: Leeds NHS

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

Bean 2 Baby

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

BirthPrep Antenatal Classes

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 Antenatal Classes

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

Tel: 07580004021

Blooming Babies NEW Midwife led Aquanatal lunch time class

Blooming Babies NEW Midwife led lunch time class, held at Nuffield Leeds The Light.
Perfect for those working or living in Leeds.
Venue: Nuffield Leeds The Light
Day:  Wednesdays
Time: 12.15pm-12.50pm
Course Information:
  • Attendance from 12 weeks pregnant until delivery so long as you remain well
  • Non Nuffield members welcome.
  • Non swimmers welcome.
To book:  Tel:07580004021

Bumps and Babies Group, Hyde Park

Drop-in afternoon for new and expecting mums. A place to play for little ones and tea, cake and company for mums. Ideally for pregnant ladies and mums with babies under 1 but all welcome.

WEDNESDAY 1 – 2.30pm, runs throughout school holidays

St Augustine’s Church Hall, Hyde Park Terrace, Leeds LS6 1BJ. Tel: Kate Pecher  07590289689

Leeds Hypnobirthing

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

Tel: 07766082595

Mothercare Expectant Parent Event

Learn about essential baby products and key parenting topics from in-store experts.

  • Car safety & car seat fitting advice
  • Nursery furniture, cot mattresses & sleep safety advice
  • Pushchair & pram choices
  • Breast pumps & sterilising
  • Suitable baby toys

Free. Check dates in-store or online – advanced booking needed.

Mothercare, Crown Point Shopping Park, LS10 1ET

NCT Leeds

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 at Horsforth Health Hub. Relaxed antenatal workshops covering:  How to prepare for birth, How to give birth, How to give birth with some help, What happens immediately following birth

Horsforth Health Hub, Parkside, Horsforth, Leeds LS18 4DJ. Tel: 07730 655701

Positive Birth Movement – Leeds

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: for more info

Pregnancy In Mind

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 group intervention delivered by professionals during the middle trimester of pregnancy
  • A peer support programme delivered by a team of volunteers and a volunteer manager that takes place both in pregnancy and across the first year after birth.

Preparation For Birth & Beyond: Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

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.

This is My – Leeds Screening Centre

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