Daisy Birthing – A weekly class for expectant mums to help you enjoy a positive pregnancy, stay mobile, learn about your changing baby and body, and prepare for a confident birth. Our unique Active Antenatal method draws on elements of active birth, pregnancy yoga, hypnobirthing and antenatal education to create one very powerful combination. From easing pregnancy ailments, adapting to your changing body, preparing for birth and informing your own individual choices.
Enjoying a positive pregnancy, preparing for your confident birth and cutting through the overwhelm that can come from all the confusing advice out there is the first step on this amazing 1001 day journey of continuous perinatal support the The Daisy Foundation offers to confident motherhood.
Each class includes:
Classes held at Mermaid Mama a dedicated pregnancy and postnatal studio in Brough. Daisy Birthing classes are for expectant mums only, are suitable to attend from 14 weeks pregnant right up until baby’s birth, and are adapted to suit all pregnancy related conditions and birth plans
with ease. For more information please contact Danielle Danielle on firstname.lastname@example.org, 07469 756819 or visit their website here or check out their facebook page here.
Daisy Parent and Active Birth Workshops – A comprehensive workshop series for expectant parents designed to ensure you have all the education, tools and support you could need as you
prepare confidently for your upcoming birth and the early days of caring for your new baby.
When it comes to preparing for your baby’s birth and caring for their needs in the early days, any number of emotions can overwhelm us. There are so many confusing guides, check lists, shopping lists, experts and education that it can be hard to know where to start, let alone be on the same page with your partner! Daisy Parent helps you and your partner not only prepare for a confident birth but prepare for confident parenting in the early days of caring for your newborn baby.
Classes held at Mermaid Mama, 60 Welton Road, Brough, HU15 1BH. For more information please contact Danielle on email@example.com, 07469 756819 or visit their website here or check out their facebook page here.
Clinical skills, 2nd floor in the Eye Hospital (next to the Women & Childrens Hospital), Anlaby Road, Hull.
Are you expecting a baby? Then you might like to join us for our HEY Baby carousel event! Midwives will be joined by representatives of 20 different groups and organisations, offering information about breastfeeding, hypnobirthing, home births, the new Midwifery Led Unit and much more. Mumbler attends this each month too to meet some of the expectant mums and advice on the ante natal and baby groups you can try.
The event is free – email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or just drop in to the Women’s and Children’s Hospital anytime between 6 and 8pm that evening. Event runs monthly on the last Wednesday of each month.
Are you expecting a baby or have you recently given birth? As a former midwife with many years experience I recognize that this is a time of great change. My aim is to support you during this exciting time by offering a number of classes and other birth services. You’ll find more information about the classes I provide on my website including:
I work alongside Linda Brownlie at Milk & Therapy, 960 Anlaby Road, Hull. For more information please email me at email@example.com, visit my website here or follow me on facebook here.
Aqua-natal classes by Puddle Ducks are perfect for mums-to-be as they offer a holistic approach to mental and physical well-being. Combining relaxation with cardio-vascular exercise, these classes provide the perfect physical preparation for labour in the soothing and cool comforts of water. Our teachers pass antenatal swimming training that is accredited by the Royal College of Midwives Trust, our own extensive aquanatal training and STA Aquacise/Aquanatal and Antenatal Swimming.
Classes take place in the soothing, comforts of pools, providing one of the safest ways to exercise during pregnancy. What better way to make some new friends to share your experiences with.
It’s possible to join at any point in your pregnancy. Aquanatal mums are offered a 20% discount of their first Floaties term (the first level in our Baby and Pre-school swimming programme). For days/times and more info or to book call our office on 07825 269146 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. More information is available on our website.
Us Mums are fun and effective fitness sessions suitable for pregnant women and new mums where you can bring your baby along (there are specific sessions for non crawlers). Run by Hull City Council Healthy Lifestyles Team. No need to book, just turn up. For more info call 01482 828901 or check their facebook page here.
November 2019 timetable:
This is the latest ‘pink sheet’ (April 2019) with details of all breastfeeding support groups in Hull and East Riding:
Tuesday, 6:30pm – 7:15pm
East Riding Leisure Centre at Haltemprice, Springfield Way, Anlaby, HU10 6QJ. 01482 652501
Exercise in the pool. Suitable for all stages of pregnancy
Avenues, Hull, HU5.
Pregnancy yoga from Bowmoon Yoga Club. 4 week course. Mums to be welcome from 12 weeks. All equipment provided, no previous yoga experience necessary.
Wednesday 6.15 – 7.30pm (other times/days to be confirmed based on interest).
Please contact Helen for ore info and bookings on 07841 104026 or email email@example.com.
Total Fitness Gym, Beverley Road, Willerby, HU10 6ED.
Bring along your baby fitness classes –
At both classes you will be able to bring your baby with you while you workout (baby up to 12 months). Each class is £5.
As a mum of a 21 month old and fitness instructor for 15 years, Leanne James has set these up alongside Total Fitness Gym. To book or for more details call Leanne on 07842 291048
For mums to be from your 2nd and 3rd trimester through to your child’s infancy, living in HU8 and HU9 postcodes.
We know pregnancy can be an exciting time but it can also be overwhelming. Supporting you in pregnancy with personalised care, help with appointments, emotional support, advice on how to keep your baby safe in the home. Here for those that need extra help.
We can offer you friendly individual support, support in friendly groups, baby workshops and massage, understanding what to expect and when, someone to listen, meet and make friends.
To find out more or join us contact Sophie Garner, Child Dynamix, 95 Preston Road, Hull, HU9 3QB. on 01482 790277 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Most of Hull and the East Riding’s Children’s Centres offer antenatal classes to expecting parents, your midwife should advise you of these.
Hypnobirthing techniques will enable you to have a calm, relaxed & safe birth. Most Hypnobirthing mums experience shorter labours and without the need for any pain relief. You will gain the knowledge to be in complete control at all times, making your birth experience a positive one.
East Yorkshire Hypnobirthing is run by Sandra Stones, her course is acknowledged and recommended by midwives in Hull and East Yorkshire. For more information please contact her on 01482 845952, 07947902922 or email email@example.com
Yoga classes ideal for mums and mums to be (especially Chair Based Yoga) in East Hull. Regular sessions:
They also offer bespoke yoga for pregnancy, post natal and mum and baby yoga for up to four friends in my cosy Well-Being Room off Holderness Road. Pregnancy and Post-natal massage also available. Please call Lesley to discuss your needs.
For more details and to book call Lesley on 07815 036397 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
HEY Baby provide antenatal classes for parents to be living within a Hull postcode and/or are registered with a Hull GP. The HEY Baby Ante Natal classes can be booked as soon as you have had your 20 week scan. Call 07769 671449 or email HEYBaby@hey.nhs.uk for more info an booking. You can now also book online.
Heather Barnes is a qualified aromatherapist, antenatal teacher and doula and has over 20 years experience delivering training and working with families.
Heather works from her home in Anlaby, where she has a wonderfully relaxing space set up to offer treatments. She can also provide gift vouchers and does offers if you buy sets of three antenatal massage treatments.
For more information contact Heather on 07980 310454 or email email@example.com.
12.30 – 2.30 every Monday. Acorns Cafe, Acorns Children’s Centre, Nestor Grove, Bilton Grange, Hull, HU9 4DB. 01482 708953
Free, drop-in service for all mums and mums-to-be. A chance to meet up, or meet new friends in a relaxed and informal environment. Play area available. Impartial information from Doula Project and Breastfeeding Peer Support Service.
The Hull and East Yorkshire Home Birth Support Group was set up in October 2011 by local women who have all given birth to their children at home, and want to be able to support other parents to have a positive home birth experience.
The group currently meets on the third Monday evening/day time of each month and is also attended by local midwives, doulas, hypnobirthing practitioners, breastfeeding peer supporters and antenatal teachers, many of whom have had home births themselves, and can offer additional information and support. Everyone is welcome – partners, along with other birth partners, other children and friends. The meetings are a great opportunity to meet other people who have had or are having a home birth, ask any questions, seek reassurance and support.
For more info check out their website here or follow them on facebook. They also have a closed discussion group on Facebook – search for Hull and East Yorkshire Home Birth Discussion Group.
An uplifting workout for Mums to Be, suitable for all trimesters of pregnancy following your 12 week scan with adaptations made at each stage to ensure that every workout is safe, effective to maintain your fitness throughout your pregnancy. MummyFIT Pre Natal focuses on preparing your body for its biggest workout yet and also gives you a taster of MummyFIT workouts for when you return after you have had your baby. The key emphasis in these sessions is fitness maintenance and preparation for birth.
Classes are held at 12.15pm on Wednesdays at Nuffield Health,Kingston Park, Hull HU1 2TX . For more information call 078380198232 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Pregnancy yoga is highly recommended by midwives and doctors. At YogaBellies we have a short discussion, each week we cover a different topic such as bonding with baby or preparing for the big day. We also cover things like breathing techniques for labour and positions for labour too. Then the yoga postures which are all suitable for pregnancy and will be adapted as per your trimester, and focus on building strength and stamina and keeping you flexible and fit. We finish with a relaxation and lots of mummies to be say they get the best night’s sleep after their YogaBellies class!
Lots of friendships develop in the classes too. Suitable from 10 weeks until baby arrives, and many mummies-to-be try yoga for the first time during pregnancy. Also Mum & Baby Yoga after baby arrives.
Call for info and to book – Pam Medhurst 07966 091513 or email@example.com.