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Well Baby Weigh In Clinics (North Leeds)

Here is a list of the Well Baby Clinics in North Leeds which provide support and advice, baby weigh-in facilities, healthcare checks and more.  Some also offer self-weigh facilities for your baby (as highlighted below).

MONDAY: Alwoodley Children’s Centre, c/o Allerton Church of England Primary School, Lingfield Approach, Leeds, LS17 7HL, 1pm-2.30pm. Appointment only. Tel: 0113 843 5683

TUESDAY: Meanwood Health Centre, 548 Meanwood Rd, Leeds LS6 4JN 1- 3pm. Appointment only. Tel: 0113 843 3350

TUESDAY: Holt Park Health Centre, Holt Road, Ls16 7QD 9.30-11.30am , Drop-in & Self-Weigh. Tel. 0113 843 3800

WEDNESDAY: The Reginald Joint Service Centre, 263 Chapeltown Rd, Leeds LS7 3EX. 1.30 -3pm 0113 843 5683 (Drop-in)

WEDNESDAY: Headingley Children’s Centre, Wood Ln, Leeds LS6 2DT 9.30 -11am. Tel:0113 278 7766

WEDNESDAY: Seacroft Clinic, Seacroft Crescent, Leeds, Ls14 6PF, 1-3pm, Appointment only. Tel: 0113 295 1060

WEDNESDAY: Wetherby Health Centre,  Hallfield Lane, Wetherby, LS22, 9am-11am, Drop-in, Self-Weigh. Tel: 01937 522777

WEDNESDAY: Woodhouse Health Centre, Cambridge Road, LS6 2SF 1.30-3pm, Drop-in. Tel: 0113 295 3510

THURSDAY: Moortown Children’s Centre, Lidgett Lane, LS17 6QP, 9.30am -11.30am, Drop-in, Self-Weigh (Effective 4th Oct 2018) Tel: 0113 843 5683  Runs alongside the outreach team as a playgroup 

THURSDAY: Bankside Primary (Children’s Centre), Shepherds Lane, LS8 5AW, 1pm-3pm, Drop-in. Tel: 0113 336 8383

THURSDAY: Harehills Children’s Centre, Cowper Terrace, LS9 7BA, 1.30pm-3pm (last person seen at 3pm), Drop-in. Tel: 0113 214 3021

FRIDAY: Chapeltown Health Centre, Spencer Place, LS7 4BB. 9am -11am, Drop-in  Tel: 0113 2951000

FRIDAY: Horsforth Clinic, Church Lane, Horsforth, LS18 5LA. 9.30-11.30am. Drop-in & Self -Weigh Tel: 0113 843 3940

From time to time, timings may change or clinics may temporarily close.  Please check the Health Visiting information on the Leeds Community Healthcare website here and/or call ahead before attending a Drop-in clinic.

Updated August 2018

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Becoming Mum – Parental Workshop by Tiny Boo at HEART Centre

*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.

Course Content;

• 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

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Leeds Baby Bank

Providing urgent support or baby essentials (nappies,wipes,formula) to struggling parents across Leeds and also providing baby equipment to multiple mums

Like Leeds Baby Bank Facebook page to see all the latest appeals

Local drop off point:

Tasty Kitchen & Coffee

82 Roundhay Road, Leeds, LS8 2HU. Monday to Saturday, 9 till 4, Sunday 10 till 3 (please can you avoid dropping off between 12 to 2 as its lunch time rush)


Breastfeeding Community – Yorkshire

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La Leche League Breastfeeding Support

We offer breastfeeding support to mothers are every stage of their breastfeeding journey. Run by a team of volunteers with breastfeeding experience and appropriate counselling training. Call our helpline on 0345 120 2918 for support or search online for your nearest support group.

Loving Baby Massage in North Leeds

Loving Baby Massage courses are sociable, relaxed and fun. Classes are supportive and very much baby led. Having a relaxed and informal environment is hugely important, meaning that all baby behavior is welcome, no matter how unpredictable!

Monday,  12pm – Horsforth Childrens Centre
Tuesday, 10.15am – Moortown Childrens Centre
Tuesday, 12.30pm – Roundhay Childrens Centre
Wednesday, 10.30am – Horsforth Childrens Centre
Wednesday, 12.30pm – Headingley Childrens Centre
Thursday, 10.30am – The School of Philosophy in Chapel Allerton
Thursday, 12.30pm – Alwoodley Childrens Centre

Tel: Catherine 07825 299390 for more details

Leeds Baby Cafe

A free drop-in Baby Cafe providing information and support (and homemade cake!) for pregnant and breastfeeding mums and their families. It’s a part of NCT and is an amazing resource for new mums as they can come along for and get free support from an IBCLC.

Meet every Friday, 12-2pm at Gipton Methodist Church, 14 Oak Tree Pl, Leeds, LS9 6SL

Leeds Bosom Buddies

Bosom Buddies provide mum-to-mum breastfeeding information and support. Come and chat to us at one the groups running across Leeds throughout the week. Click on the image below for more details or see our Facebook page.

Leeds Council Breastfeeding Support Groups

What is a Breastfeeding Group? These groups are all run slightly differently; however you can rest assured you will always be welcomed by a friendly face and refreshments! All group leaders undertake breastfeeding training so that they can offer specific support. These groups are open to all breastfeeding mums.

Leeds Breastfeeding Support Groups – full details and locations via this link.

NCT Leeds Breastfeeding Counsellors

We would like all mothers to feel supported however they choose to feed their babies. NCT breastfeeding counsellors are mothers who have breastfed their own children and undertaken training in order to offer support and information. To contact a breastfeeding counsellor call 0300 330 0771. Available to anyone who wishes to discuss breastfeeding, including partners and grandparents.

NCT Support Line

For practical and emotional support in all areas of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood including help with feeding. Calling us costs the same as any local call, however, if you have free ‘inclusive’ minutes on a landline or mobile, it will be included in those.

0300 330 0700

West Yorkshire Sling Library

Independent sling and carrier advice service offering carrier fittings, information, safety checks and rental, based in West Leeds.

Weekly drop in sessions at:

  • Chapel Allerton Children’s Centre, Mon, every 4 weeks, 10.30am – 2pm
  • Tiny Toes Playcentre, Horsforth,Weds, every 4 weeks 12.30pm – 2.00pm
  • Boston Spa Children’s Centre, Weds, every 4 weeks 12.30pm – 2.30pm

Visit : 210 0855 for more info