NHS Antenatal Classes
If you haven’t done so yet, complete a maternity SELF-REFERAL FORM online @ www.uhmb.nhs.uk/maternity to register your pregnancy. A member of the NHS maternity administration team will contact you within 5 working days to arrange your first appointment with your midwife
Bump, Birth & Beyond Antenatal Course
From Bump to Birth (BBB) and Beyond is a free antenatal course run in Children’s Centres. The courses are designed for mums-to-be (whether with their first child or if they have had children before), dads, carers and grandparents.
The BBB Courses is over 3 weeks and is run by the Midwife, Health Visitor Team and Children’s Centre staff who offer advice and in-formation to help you and your family prepare for the birth of your baby and parenthood.
Information covered :
Labour and birth
• Baby brain development
• Emotional Wellbeing
• Safer Sleeping
• Feeding your new baby
• Early Play / Speech and Language
• Baby’s development
• Keeping baby safe
From Bump to Birth and Beyond runs at Children’s Centres across the county. It is recommended that you can attend from when you are around 28 weeks pregnant.
To book onto a BBB course please ring:
Lune Park Children’s Centre on (01524) 581280
They will give you details of courses held across your area with dates and times. They will also send you a letter confirming the course you are booked onto.
Week 1: Midwife – Labour and birth
Week 2: Health Visitor – How the Health Visitors support you and your family when baby arrives. All the information you need on your Infant feeding options available to make an informed choice.
Week 3: Children’s Centre – Life with a New Born, Safer Sleeping, keeping baby safe at home, out and about as well as lots of interesting information on treasure baskets/early play and language development.
Antenatal Breastfeeding Workshop
Come along to an antenatal workshop and boost your confidence on how to breastfeed. Learn “how to do it”. Ask any questions you may have about life with a breastfed baby. You can come alone or bring someone with you.
Book in by phoning or emailing Emily on 01524 581280 / 07876844662, firstname.lastname@example.org