*Update April 2021: classes to return in July*
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)
*Update April 2021: classes to commence 17th May – Returning to Nuffield Leeds & Nuffield Guiseley. Awaiting confirmation from Nuffield Harrogate.*
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
Qualified Nurse RM BHsc (Hons) Midwifery, Aquanatal level 1 & level 2, Diploma in Teaching Infant Massage (Instructor Course)
Become an expert in relaxation during your pregnancy, reduce pregnancy anxiety and gain tools for life. Overcome fear of birth and feel fully prepared for the birth of your baby.
I teach the Wise Hippo Birthing Programme a modern and fresh Hypnobirthing course.
You learn about the mind body connection, how to become an expert in relaxation as well as all round planning for the birth of your baby.
It’s for all parents to be and their birth partners. Being a birth partner is such an important role and you will learn tools and techniques to aid mum to a relaxing birth.
*For the time being the courses remain live and online via zoom from the comfort of your own home*.
Please visit my Facebook page to see more about me and what my classes can offer you. Do get in touch with any questions or to make a booking.
Look forward to hearing from you,
Mention MUMBLER for a 10% discount on group classes
Pregnancy yoga adapts classic poses, safely strengthening, toning and stretching your ever-changing body. Greatly improving your body’s ability to cope during labour and birth. The classes can help to create a heightened sense of well-being and contentment which extends to your baby. You’ll have the chance to meet other mums/mums-to-be in a friendly, supportive and fun environment, where we share knowledge and experiences of pregnancy and motherhood.
Absolutely no previous yoga experience is required.
You can join in from the beginning of your second trimester (around 14 weeks).
For all your pregnancy, postnatal and pelvic floor wellbeing.
Emma Tailby is a specialist Women’s Health Physiotherapist with a passion for providing evidence based, bespoke care for women of all ages.Assessing and treating all pregnancy and postnatal issues from pelvic girdle pain to abdominal muscle separation. Postnatal Mummy checks along with treating pelvic pain, pelvic floor issues and more.
Hypnobirthing & complete antenatal courses to inform and empower you for a calm, confident and positive pregnancy and birth. Helping you and your partner to become a real ‘birthing dream team’. Eliminating any fears you have about your birth and filling you with confidence to have a positive birth experience – whatever labour throws at you.
For more information and to book contact me (Susan) call 07954 238 424
Full Antenatal Course with York Hypnobirthing (private and group)
* Build confidence and release fear
* Learn how to work with your body to achieve a peaceful birth
* Partners learn how to support during pregnancy and labour
* Learn breathing techniques and visualisations
Please call Leyla on 07917865219 for more info
Katie is a results orientated, enthusiastic, fully qualified personal trainer. Who provides genuine motivation with her training.
Specialising in: weight loss, pre and postal training, strength and mobility work.
Having spent the last 3 years in Dubai, helping clients succeed and gaining extensive experience in tailored and personalised training, now she wants to help you.
Interested? then please get in touch to find out more about current classes of private training.
Location: Go Yoga, The Zone, Hornbeam Park. HG2 8QT
The Positive Birth Movement group is a free monthly meetup, with the aim of getting people positive about birth.
Dates: Last Tuesday of the month.
Contact Jay Kelly to book 01423 770677 – 07725 035047
Pregnancy Yoga classes with Dani
Bilton Community Centre, Bilton Lane HG1 3DU
A friendly and supportive class for mums-to-be, for relaxation, strengthening and stamina, greatly improving your body’s ability to cope during labour and birth.
A block of 5 classes costs £50 and can be used over 6 weeks or you can drop in (by arrangement) for £12 per class.
Contact Dani Bedding on 07950 336495