Parents to Be

Bradford Royal Infirmary

Bradford Antenatal Birth and BeYond (BABY) offer a wide variety of workshops for expectant parents. Including:

  • Active Birth: Keeping it Normal & When Nature Needs a Hand
  • Labouring in Water/Water Birth
  • Home Birth
  • Multiples (twins and more)
  • Breast Feeding and Bonding
  • Becoming a Family
  • Caring for your Baby
  • Stork Walk (Mini tour of Birth Centre and Labour Ward

The above workshops are only available for women and their birth partners who are booked to give birth at Bradford Women’s and Newborn Unit or having a home birth in the Bradford area.

For more information and to book online, please visit the website.

 

Airedale General Hospital

Airedale General Hospital also offer a fantastic range of parent education classes including:

  • Birth and Parenting course
  • Water Birth Session (includes a look at the pool rooms on labour ward)
  • Stork Walk
  • Keep Birth Normal (includes Stork Walk)
  • Caring for your Baby: Building a Positive Relationship
  • Positive Birthing Techniques
  • Physiotherapy
  • When Nature Needs a Hand
  • Weekend Workshop
  • Birth Partner and Grandparent Session
  • Time out for Dads
  • Hypnobirthing

The above workshops are only available for women and their birth partners who are booked to give birth at Airedale General Hospital.

For more information, please visit the website.

 

NCT

The National Childbirth Trust (NCT) offer a range of both antenatal and postnatal services.

Antenatal services include:

  • NCT Signature Antenatal Course
  • NCT Essentials Antenatal Course
  • NCT Refresher Antenatal Course
  • NCT Doula
  • NCT Relax, Stretch and Breathe / Yoga for Pregnancy
  • NCT Water Birth Workshop
  • NCT Twins and Multiples Workshop

Postnatal services include:

  • Early Days
  • Introducing Solid Foods Workshop
  • NCT Baby Massage
  • NCT Mother and Baby Yoga
  • Baby First Aid Course
  • Baby’s Taste Journey
  • NCT Parent – 6-12 Months
  • NCT Parent 12-24 Months
  • NCT Parent: Why do we parent the way we do?

The Bradford & Airedale NCT branch run the Bumps & Babies / Toddler Group at Saltaire Methodist Church every Thursday morning and regularly hold Nearly New Sales in Shipley or Saltaire.

For more information, please visit the website.

 

BabyNatal

BabyNatal promotes calm and confident parenting and its ethos is about choice. They offer a range of classes including:

  • Practical Baby Care
  • First Aid for Babies & Children
  • Developmental Massage
  • Baby Colic & Calming
  • Baby Sleep
  • Twins Practical Baby Care

To book your place, please email jenni.warbrick@babynatal.co.uk or telephone 07983 551239.  For more information, please visit the website.

 

MummyNatal

MummyNatal is an empowering birth programme which promotes informed choice and non-judgemental and unbiased education. This, in turn, encourages women to trust themselves and listen to what they need to do in order to achieve calm and confident births.

To book your place, please email jenni.warbrick@babynatal.co.uk or telephone 07983 551239. For more information, please visit the website.

 

DaddyNatal Online

DaddyNatal Online provides practical, memorable and enjoyable antenatal education for men, by men. Delivered through 10 video based sessions, this one-stop guide for men on their path to fatherhood covers the traditional sides of birth but also offers a focused approach as to what the man can expect during pregnancy, labour and the first few weeks after.

For more information and to book online, please visit the website.

 

Bumps & Beginnings

Bumps & Beginnings offer a holistic and peer supportive approach to your antenatal and postnatal health and wellbeing, which focuses on you as a mum, and not just your baby! Their services include:

  • Doula Service
  • Couples Antenatal Workshops
  • Daisy Birthing Active Antenatal Classes (for mum)
  • Daisy Parent: The Complete Birth Preparation and Baby Care Course.
  • Bumps & Beginnings Midnight Buddy Scheme
  • Personalised Peer Support
  • Daisy Baby: Baby Yoga, Massage & Relaxation
  • Parent & Child Emergency First Aid

For more information, please visit the website or Facebook page.

 

Positive Birth Movement

The Positive Birth Movement is free to access and, as its name suggests, positive about birth. It is available to all pregnant women and encourages them to come together to share their experiences, thoughts, feelings and insights regarding childbirth.

Your local Shipley contact is Charlotte at bradfordbirthchoices@gmail.com.

For more information, please visit the website or Facebook page.

 

Attachment Parenting UK – Bingley & Aire Valley

For more information, please visit the website or Facebook page.

 

Nest Creative Beginnings

For more information, please visit the Facebook page.