The news that a baby is on the way can be exciting but scary. Some parents need a little extra support to get ready for their new arrival and we are here to help.

Preparing for Baby is our programme that prepares you to become a parent from pregnancy to the birth of your child. The programme covers the baby’s development in the womb and what to expect during labour. We also cover the important basics of the first few weeks such as bathing, breastfeeding and local health and support networks available.  

The course currently costs £40 and you can bring your partner, friend or a relative with you. Single sessions are £12 each. This is an introductory offer as a more realistic cost will be at least £60 for the four sessions.

For the most up-to-date course timetables and to find out how to book your place please click on the below links:

January - February at The Nest, Low Fell

March - April at The Cowgate Centre

And for Riverside Area Parents only we are offering the following:

January - February Timetable

April - June Timetable

Baby’s Here is our four week programme for you and your newborn baby. It covers topics for the first important stage of your baby’s life including thinking about parenting styles, dealing with baby’s development and protecting the baby.

We do offer these services free of charge in some areas, so please contact us to find out if you are eligible.

To find out more, use our contact us form or ring 0191 272 7824.

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