Blooming Babies delivers the latest information about pregnancy, birth and beyond. It’s often confusing when you receive advice from everywhere and everybody. You can make an informed choice based upon up-to-date, reliable information from a pragmatic and experienced midwife.
Blooming Babies also provides a social network allowing you to share your experiences and concerns with other mums at classes in your community. Making new friends is invaluable during what can sometimes feel like a lonely and isolating time.
Antenatal Classes (Mums): Tuesday 12.30pm-2.30pm Nuffield Health Harrogate, Hornbeam Park Rd, Harrogate, HG2 8RA
Classes are suitable from 28-34 weeks pregnant
Cost £100 – 4 x 2hr classes
Cost £25 – 1 x 2hr class
Advanced booking required
Class 1 – Labour. Class 2 – Coping with labour. Class 3 – Feeding (live breast feeding demonstration) Class 4 – Caring for your newborn (live bathing demonstration)
Mum only classes are kept small, allowing the information to be tailored to your needs. The classes are practical and informative. With live demonstrations, which are fantastic ways to learn how to care for your baby and observe a new baby breastfeeding.
Flexible courses, as they can over 2 months, or if the dates are unsuitable individual classes can also be booked. Classes are held in a warm, bright, friendly environment, providing a fantastic opportunity to meet new mums to be.
Antenatal One2One Home Classes:
Cost on application
Classes led by Midwife Annie Robinson
These classes are perfect for couples unable to attend antenatal courses, just need to refresh, or simply prefer a class in the comfort of their own home at an agreed time.
Contact: Annie Robinson
Qualified Nurse RM BHsc (HONS) Midwifery, Aquanatal level 1 & level 2, Diploma in Teaching Infant Massage (Instructor Course)
Aquanatal will help you maintain or increase your fitness and well being throughout your pregnancy. This enjoyable exercise is designed to help you cope with labour, provides a sense of well being and an opportunity to meet other new mums to be, in a warm, friendly, fun and safe environment.
Aquanatal: Monday 6.45pm-7.15pm Nuffield Health Harrogate, Hornbeam Park Rd, Harrogate, HG2 8RA
Aquanatal: Tuesday 10.30am-11.15am Nuffield Health Harrogate, Hornbeam Park Rd, Harrogate, HG2 8RA
Cost £40 – 5 x classes. Cost £8 – 1 x class from 35 weeks. Concessions for Nuffield members (£25- 5 x classes, £5- 1x class)
Led by Midwife Annie Robinson
Contact Annie Robinson 07580004021
Qualified Nurse RM BHsc (Hons) Midwifery, Aquanatal level 1 & level 2, Diploma in Teaching Infant Massage (Instructor Course)
“Our Maternity Services work in partnership with other agencies in Harrogate to deliver a joint approach to care for pregnant teenagers and teenage parents. Bumps2Babes is a package of care to provide antenatal care and deliver a package of information and advice sessions around lifestyles, labour and delivery, infant feeding and other health related information.
The service is provided by a public health midwife and a targeted youth support advisor.”
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Bespoke parent education package offers a five week programme in Ripon which totals 11 hours for both mums and dads to be.
Call 079066 99989 for details.
Community Midwifery Office: 01423 553051 (9am-5pm, Monday-Friday)
Antenatal Clinic: 01423 553010 (9am-5pm, Monday-Friday)
Maternity Assessment Centre: 01423 557531 (8am-8pm, Monday-Friday)
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, Lancaster Park Road, Harrogate, HG2 7SX
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Check the website for details on local courses antenatal courses aimed at preparing you for the birth of your child.
Flexible Yoga and Pilates classes for all levels. Situated above Indulge Cafe in the Zone in Hornbeam Park and under Fit on Cold Bath Rd.
Time: 5.30 – 6.15pm Thursdays
Location: Go Yoga, The Zone, Hornbeam Park.
CALL: Go Yoga on 07471 933488