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Labour and Birth

A 2 hour Midwife-led session covering

  • how labour might start
  • what happens during labour?
  • how you can help your body to labour and birth naturally
  • how birth partners can help
  • what if things dont go to plan?
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Nurturing and Feeding Your Newborn

A 2 hour Midwife-led session covering

  • what to expect in 4th trimester
  • getting feeding off to the best start
  • building a happy baby
  • safe sleeping 
  • coping with crying
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Pregnancy, Labour, Birth & Your Baby [online]

Online courses FREE to parents living in Kirklees and Calderdale.

  • Pregnancy labour, birth and your baby
  • Understanding your baby
  • Understanding your child
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Getting Ready to Breastfeed?

This interactive website is offered by the Association of Breastfeeding Mothers and will support you with

  1. The decision to breastfeed
  2. How breastfeeding works
  3. How newborns behave
  4. What challenges can arise
  5. Where to get help and lots more!
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Getting Ready for Baby

Are you a first time parent-to-be living in CALDERDALE? if so this may be for you!

A free 3 week course aiming to help you prepare for the birth of your baby and transition to parenthood, facilitated by a

  • Health Visitor
  • Children's Centre Worker
  • Breastfeeding Peer Supporter
  • Midwife
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Triple P for Baby (Positive Parenting Program)

Are you parents-to-be living in Calderdale? This programme, delivered in a group   setting for couples, can give you practical strategies to create the best environment for your baby’s development and feel more confident as you begin your parenting journey.

Provided by Calderdale Family Hubs

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ESOL for Pregnancy and Birth

ESOL is 'English for Speakers of Other Languages' and this course is for pregnant women and partners who do not speak English as their first language

Sessions focus on pregnancy, antenatal care and preparation for birth, and will be run in partnership with Calderdale College

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Walking with Mothers

NEW!! Join us for a friendly meet-up and gentle walk, for mothers to be, mothers with babies, led by a Midwife and a Maternity Health Adviser

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Moving Mums Kirklees

If you live in Kirklees and are a new mum or expecting a baby & want to be more active then Moving Mums could be for you.

  • pregnancy exercise, Pilates & Yoga
  • postnatal exercise, for mum + baby
  • meet other mums! 
  • support to keep you moving safely

*Charges will apply to KAL provision*

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Better Living Team Calderdale

If you live in Calderdale and would like to access safe physical activity and suppoer for a healthy lifestyle in pregnancy and beyond, BLT may be for you:

  • Weight management
  • Physical activity
  • Stopping smoking
  • Alcohol reduction
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Waiting List for Antenatal Classes

We normally advertise courses 2-3 months in advance and add extra sessions in as they are needed. If you can't see any courses for the month you wish to attend, please wait and watch for them to be advertised.

We only keep waiting lists for courses which are already advertised and are full.

If you can’t find the dates or courses that you want or you’re having difficulties using the online system please contact: Please check your inbox, junk, and spam for your confirmation emails. If you haven’t received your confirmation email you can get it resend here.

If you need to cancel your course please use the link in your confirmation email.