Antenatal Classes

Antenatal classes, pregnancy activities, parent education for expecting parents, in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire.

We endeavour to keep these listings as up to date as possible but please contact all class providers before attending anything. Some are pre-book in advance. The providers will have the very latest class information. Thank you.

Featured Listing

Karinya Yoga

karinya yoga, prenatal and new baby yoga classes in beverleyA warm, welcoming wellbeing space in the heart of Beverley. We offer all types of yoga sessions, specifically for pregnant and new mums are:

  • NEW Baby Wearing Yoga –  Tuesdays at 1.30pm
  • Bring Your Baby Yoga classes for mums or caregivers to do yoga while the babies play/sleep/watch – Thursdays at 11am.
  • Pregnancy Yoga, a prenatal yoga session – Tuesdays at 6pm.

For more information visit their website here, call 07894 647746 or email, or follow them on facebook here.

Karinya Yoga Studio, Unit 3, Crown Works, Lairgate, Beverley, HU17 8EX

mini first aid logoWould you know what to do if your baby or child stopped breathing Can you spot the early signs of Meningitis (and did you know it is not the rash) or Sepsis?

Our 2-hour, CPD accredited Baby & Child first aid classes in Hull and the East Riding are available every month. They cover CPR, choking, burns, bleeding, shock, meningitis and sepsis, febrile seizures, bumps and broken bones. This is an essential course for any parent, parent-to-be and grandparents.

You can book a place at one of our open classes (£20pp) or you can arrange a class in the comfort of your own home. Pre-crawling babies are welcome at our classes.

Mini First Aid are the UK’s leading provider in Baby & Child First Aid Classes delivering to over thousand families a week. We are the only First Aid provider in our category on Trustpilot to be rated 5 stars. In 2021 we secured the backing of the BBC Dragon’s Den star Sara Davies MBE who said “I knew I wanted to be part of a business that saves lives”.

Remember it is better to know it and not need it, than need it and not know it.

To find out more and book, email or visit their website here. You can follow them on facebook here.

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My Parent Hood

my parenthood, ante natal classes and community in east yorkshirePregnant? Talk birth with me!

Hi! I’m Grace. A practicing midwife, Hypnobirth teacher and antenatal educator. Join us on our info packed, midwife led antenatal course in South Cave or Beverley. You will learn –

  1. Hypnobirth coping strategies
  2. Education for all birth scenarios. We cover everything! You’ll feel confident about your options, making decisions & what to do if your birth takes any unexpected turns.
  3. Feeding your baby. We talk breastfeeding, formula, expressing breastmilk, and how to make feeding work for you!
  4. Early parenting. Let’s talk about how to survive those first few weeks with a newborn.
  5. Baby first aid – you’ll feel ready for anything.

Meet local likeminded parents and get ongoing support from a currently practicing midwife. Not sure if this is for you? Have a look at what other parents are saying on google & Facebook reviews.

Get birth ready, make friends, welcome to The Hood! Antenatal education & parenting community~ Hull & East Riding. Book here.
Or email, follow us on socials @myparenthoodcommunity

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Puddle Ducks Aqua Natal

Thursdays 6.15pm at Everlast Fitness, Mount Pleasant, Hull 

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 More information is available on our website.

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Yorkshire Baby Scan

private baby scans in yorkYorkshire Baby Scan is a team of experienced health care professionals that provide antenatal ultrasound scans and tests for your peace of mind throughout pregnancy. Our service is led by Consultant Obstetrician Dr Jacqueline Tang and is run by our two Advanced Obstetric Sonographers. Our team has been handpicked for their experience and expertise and our focus is on the medical side of your pregnancy. Our aim is to give you the reassurance that your baby is happy, healthy and is growing as expected.
We are based in York and are located in David Lloyd on Hull Road.
We offer a range of services including early pregnancy scans, dating scans, anatomy scans, growth scans, presentation scans and the NIPT test which screens for Down’s syndrome, Edward’s syndrome and Patau’s syndrome. We also offer gender scans and 4D scans, where you’ll be able to see your baby moving on our large screen.
You can bring a partner, friend or family member with you to your scan and we will give you a medical report and 4 printed images for you to take away. We also offer an upgraded package where you will receive all electronic copies on a USB stick.
For more info please call 01904 423669, email
or visit their website here.

Beautiful Mind Therapy

Perinatal Emotional Wellbeing for Women. Gill Hirst is an experienced therapist who offers a range of talking therapies to help women feel better about themselves during the perinatal transition of their lives:

  • Short term counselling/talking therapy
  • Hypnobirthing
  • Debrief sessions for birth trauma

Sessions by video link. Please email for info.

Visit her facebook page here and find details of her new Beautiful Bumps facebook group for pregnant women who live in the Hull and East Yorkshire area. From this there plans to be a weekly Zoom support group for women to share advice, offload, have a giggle and learn some relaxation and techniques for anxiety, all as a free service.

Breathe and Birth

Would you like to feel more confident and at ease about your upcoming birth? If so, Breathe and Birth can give you the reassurance and support you need. Our holistic antenatal education and hypnobirthing courses are designed to help you have a positive and empowering birth experience. Courses online and tasters in Beverley.

Run by Sarah Clayton – Breathe and Birth, Student Midwife and Calm Births Hypnobirthing Teacher. Contact me today! Call 07577766042 or email

Child Dynamix – Bump to Baby & Beyond

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 on 01482 790277, 07706260001 or email

Child Dynamix, 95 Preston Road, Hull, HU9 3QB

Dou Hypnobirthing

Hi! I’m Emily, an experienced Science teacher, a self-confessed birth addict and hypnobirthing teacher. I feel so passionate that birth should be looked forward too and an experience that is looked back on with fondness and pride, not a fearful rite of passage that we come to accept. I offer a 1:1 course, group courses and single masterclass sessions within Hull, Howden, and the surrounding areas. My courses are for ALL types births! Hypnobirthing is for all!

My courses are run over 4 sessions covering:

  • Developing a positive mindset about birth
  • Hypnobirthing techniques to use during pregnancy, birth and beyond!
  • What happens during birth and labour
  • Making informed decisions & getting the most out of the maternity system
  • Forms of intervention
  • Hypnobirthing is for every birth.
  • Being the best partner

I am so excited to share the tools that I have learnt, in hope of changing experiences, expectations and thoughts surrounding birth one lady at a time. Email Emily at for more info.

East Yorkshire Hypnobirthing

East Yorkshire Hypnobirthing offers a complete ante natal course for both mum and birth partners. It is a programme that has been tried, tested and evolved over a number of years. Sandra has been teaching for over 13 years both with straight forward pregnancies and those that may be more challenging. She is also recommended by midwives in the area who have seen the benefits firsthand. It is more than just relaxation for birth, it is an in-depth course covering everything you need to know to keep you healthy and informed in your pregnancy.As a clinical hypnotherapist, Sandra can also offer you help with past birth trauma, phobias or general anxiety.

Please contact 01482 845952, 07947902922 or

Edens – Yoga, Massage & Sensory Play

Edens – Yoga, Massage & Sensory Play

  • Mum & Baby Massage: learn how to massage your baby and also self massage for yourself. Massage lotions and oils are provided as well as refreshments. Suitable from birth (dates tbc)
  • Mum & Baby Yoga: fun, gentle yoga for both baby & mum, plus a story and singing. Suitable from 6 weeks (8-10 weeks following a caesarean) (dates tbc)
    Pregnancy Yoga: suitable from 12 weeks into pregnancy. Gentle and relaxing and can help relieve common complaints of pregnancy. Tuesdays 6-7pm at Daydream Baby, Spring Bank West
  • All Women Yoga: great for ladies in all life stages, designed to help balance hormones. Wednesdays 6-7pm At The Yoga Studio, Princess Avenue.

For more information or to book a place, message Nicola on 07749951168.

Emma Richardson – Ante & Post Natal Pilates

Ante and Post Natal Pilates Specialist Instructor with 23 years’ teaching experience training both midwives, fitness instructors and members of the public about exercise during and after pregnancy.  Emma now operates from her Pilates Studio in the Red Lion Court in Anlaby where she specialises in back, pelvic floor and abdominal care.
For more information or to book a free trial session contact Emma at or text 07973 684595 for call back.

Hey Baby 4D Hull – Private Baby Scanning Clinic

Hey Baby 4D Hull is a private ultrasound clinic based in Melton, near Hull.  They offer: Pregnancy scans from as early as 6 weeks of pregnancy, 2D/4D and gender confirmation scans, Early/Late reassurance scans.

If you would like to book a scan or find out more please contact Danielle on 01482 534366, or email

Home Farm Offices, Unit 4-5, 39a Melton Old Road, Melton, HU14 3HP.

HEY Baby Carousel – Expectant Parent Event

Are you expecting a baby? Then pop along to a HEY Baby carousel event at Hull Women & Children’s hospital! Midwives will be joined by representatives of different groups and organisations, offering information about breastfeeding, post natal support, heath visiting advice, the Midwifery Led Unit and much more. Middle Wednesday of the month, 6.30-8.30pm in the cafe/ground floor area of the Women & Children’s’ Hospital, Anlaby Road, Hull.

  • 15th Nov, 13th Dec 2023.
  • 17th Jan, 21st Feb, 13th March, 17th April, 15th May, 19th June 2024.

The event is free, just turn up. Email for more information.

Hull Ante Natal Education Classes

Hull have recommenced face to face ante natal education sessions. To book a place follow the link here, or text the HEY Baby team on 077769 671449. Latest Hull timetable for 2023, all sessions 9.30am-3.30pm:

  • July: 20th at Marfleet Childrens Centre, 21st at Priory Childrens Centre, 22nd at Asda Mount Pleasant Community Room, 23rd at Hull Women & Childrens Hospital.
  • August: 4th at Fenchurch Childrens Centre, 25th at Parks Childrens Centre
  • September: 8th at Priory Childrens Centre, 15th at Lemon Tree Childrens Centre, 16th at Hull Women & Childrens, 22nd at Longhill Childrens Centre, 24th at Hull Women & Childrens.
  • October: 6th at Lemon Tree Childrens Centre, 21st at Asda Mount Pleasant Community Room, 25th at Rainbow Childrens Centre.
  • November: 8th at Fenchurch Childrens Centre, 16th at Marfleet Childrens Centre, 17th at Priory Childrens Centre, 24th at Hull Women & Childrens
  • December: 8th at Lemon Tree Childrens Centre, 13th at Longhill Childrens Centre, 15th at Parks Childrens Centre.

NB This timetable is Hull only. For East Riding the general Ante Natal Education is also delivered face to face in Children’s Centres, please ask your midwife for details.

Hull & East Yorkshire Home Birth Group

Currently meeting online

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.

MamaBabyBliss – Pregnancy & Baby Yoga

Pregnancy and baby yoga classes held in Pocklington including Pregnancy & Postnatal Yoga, Baby Massage, Baby Explorers, and Toddler Yoga.

At Hands That Heal Yoga Studio, Pocklington, YO42 1NT. Contact for info and booking – Ellie on 07714878730 or

Mummy & Me Fitness

Online personal training and coaching, pre and postnatal specialist and group coaching. Providing women with short, effective workouts and nutritional advice.

If you would like to join or know someone that would be interested please contact Emily for more information – call 07725965064.

One-To-One Hypnobirthing In Hull

One-To-One Hypnobirthing In Hull is a 5 session course to help you prepare for a calm, confident birth using the easibirthing method. Your first session is FREE.
I also offer pregnancy support sessions, to help you release fears and other emotions. Contact Suzanne Gardner-Cuthbert at

Positive Birth Group East Yorkshire

Hi and welcome to the Positive Birth Group – East Yorkshire. All Groups are FREE to attend, Midwife led, monthly meet ups in Hornsea & Aldbrough (soon to be Beverley & Pocklington too). Groups are aimed at providing support, friendship and connection with other mums-to-be and new mums through pregnancy & beyond.Midwife Paris Senior offers a sprinkle of education and helpful resources to help you on your journey to Motherhood. You can expect a very warm welcome, usually over tea and cake, as meet ups are held in local cafes & community spaces. Booking essential at

  • The last Saturday in the month, 11am – 12.30pm at Aldbrough Youth Club / Community Hall, Stonebridge Lane, Aldbrough, HU11 4QW.
  • The First Tuesday in the Month 09.30 – 11am. The Floral Hall Cafe, Esplanade, Hornsea. HU18 1NQ

If you can’t attend in person please join the Facebook Group for Group Support. Email for info.

Pregnancy Yoga with Zoe

Pregnancy Yoga classes. Gentle, nurturing pregnancy yoga, providing a space to connect with yourself, your mind and your baby, designed to support, strengthen, and relax the body and mind.

  • Tuesdays 6-7pm in Hutton Cranswick
  • Wednesdays 5.30-6.30 in Hessle

Cost is £8 per class, ideally booked in a 6-week block. Call to book 07719730755, or message on Instagram/Facebook: Pregnancy yoga with Zoe

Prenatal Yoga with Yoga-Mimi

Prenatal Yoga with Yoga-Mimi at The Yoga Barn in South Cave: Mondays at 5.30-6.30pm.

Join our friendly Prenatal Yoga classes to gently stretch and tone your body as your baby grows, prepare for birth and provide tools to help promote a sense of balance and wellbeing. A time to nurture yourself, connect with your baby and meet other mums-to-be in a supportive and friendly environment.

For info and bookings please call 07518869699, or message on Facebook yoga-mimi, Instagram yogamimi1622.

The WellBirth Company

Offering a totally holistic approach to pregnancy and birth. The Well Birth Company offers Hypnobirthing classes, Placenta Remedy Services and Mother & Baby skincare.

Based in Pocklington but also teaching in and covering York, Hull and surrounding areas. Make your birth the best it can be. Check our website for more information or email

Us Mums – Physical Activity & Wellbeing Sessions

Us Mums is a physical activity and well-being programme for pregnant women and new mums in Hull. They run several different sessions to increase physical activity levels and improve women’s emotional well-being during this unique life stage. All free, £1 or £2 oer session.

Please check their facebook page for latest or email them

Timetable includes: Legs, Bums and Mums, Mama Ts Slingdance, Buggy Walk, Buggy Workout, Pregnancy & Post-natal Yoga, Aqua-natal, Bump and Baby Bootcamp, Boxing Fitness.

Yummy Mummy facebook group

A local facebook group to meet people who are also expecting or new mums, and grandmas, aunties etc. Join the group here.