Pregnancy

Antenatal Classes

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ALL LISTINGS: PLEASE CHECK STATUS OF ALL CLASSES PRIOR TO ATTENDING

During the Covd-19 pandemic a lot of our local baby and children’s classes and activities stopped running, or moved to online classes. For all of the listings on here please check with the organiser if it is on or off before attending.

I am endeavouring to keep the listings as up to date as possible but please check with organisers first, thanks for your understanding.


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Puddle Ducks Aqua Natal

Sundays at 11am. The Village Hotel, Priory Way, Hull, HU4 7DY

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 hull@puddleducks.com. More information is available on our website.#

Class currently not running but is restarting so please register your details with Puddle Ducks if you are interested.


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Work It Mama Bump Baby and Beyond Fitness Classes

work it mama mum and baby fitness classes in east yorkshireNew Classes Start September

Sling Strong (formerly sling fit mama) is a baby wearing class combining fitness, toning and strength, it will help to strengthen all the muscles weakened by pregnancy and childbirth. The classes are carefully structured to have your baby in a sling throughout the duration, so it is great for bonding with baby and stealing a quick kiss. There are obviously no nursery fees or guilt of leaving your baby… you can actually do something for YOU that benefits you both. Your teacher is also a baby wearing peer support worker, so is on hand to help with any sling needs. Also teaching Antenatal and Mama fitness classes.

Bump Classes: Wednesday 5.30pm at Driffield Community Centre, Friday 5pm at Welton Village Hall

Baby Wearing Classes: Monday 11.45 at The Village Hotel Hull, Tuesday 1.30pm at Driffield Community Centre, Wednesday 10am at Indigo Pole Fitness Beverley, Thursday 10.30am at Hornsea Town Hall, Thursday 1.30pm at Shiptonthorpe Village Hall, Friday 10.30 at Active+, Harpings Road Hull.

& Beyond Classes: Monday 6.15pm at Indigo Pole Fitness Beverley, Wednesday 6.30pm at Driffield Community Centre, Friday 6.15pm at Welton Village Hall

Booking is essential. For more info and booking email Naomi on Info@workitmama.co.uk, or follow them on facebook here.

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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, York.
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  info@yorkshirebabyscan.co.uk
or visit their website here.

All Breastfeeding Support Groups

This is the latest ‘pink sheet’ (April 2019) with details of all breastfeeding support groups in Hull and East Riding:

pink sheet hull east riding breastfeeding groups

 


Aquanatal at Haltemprice

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


Bowmoon Pregnancy Yoga

Avenues, Hull, HU5.

Pregnancy yoga from Bowmoon Yoga Club. Mums-to-be welcome from 12 weeks. All equipment provided, no previous yoga experience necessary.

Fridays 6.oo – 7.30pm (other times/days to be confirmed based on interest).

Please contact Helen for ore info and bookings on 07841 104026 or email helcat79@gmail.com. Or follow her on Instagram @bowmoonyogaclub


Bring Baby Fitness Classes – Pre Natal Aqua & Post Natal

Total Fitness Gym, Beverley Road, Willerby, HU10 6ED.

Bring along your baby fitness classes –

  • Tuesday’s 11.15: pre and post natal Aqua Fit
  • Thursday’s 1.30 – 2.30: post natal Tone Up

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


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, Child Dynamix, 95 Preston Road, Hull, HU9 3QB. on 01482 790277 or email sophie.garner@childdynamix.co.uk.


Children’s Centre Antenatal Classes

Most of Hull and the East Riding’s Children’s Centres offer antenatal classes to expecting parents, your midwife should advise you of these.

Details of all Children’s Centres in our area can be found in the following sections: East Hull, West Hull, East Riding


East Yorkshire Hypnobirthing

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 sandra.stones@hotmail.co.uk


Emma Richardson – One-to-One 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 emmarichardsonpilates@gmail.com or text 07973 684595 for call back.

Health in Harmony Yoga

Yoga classes ideal for mums and mums to be (especially Chair Based Yoga) in East Hull. Regular sessions:

  • Mondays: Yoga for Beginners, 11.30-12.30pm. Balfour Community Centre, Holderness Road.
  • Mondays: Chair Based Yoga, 10-11am. Trafalgar Community Centre, Mizzen Road, Beverley Road.
  • Tuesdays: Hatha Yoga for All, 6.30-8pm. Thorngumbald Village Hall
  • Wednesdays: Chair based Yoga, 10.30-11.30am and Hatha Yoga for All, 1-2.30pm. Balfour Community Centre, Holderness Road.
  • Wednesdays: Hatha Yoga for All, 7-8.30pm. Meridian Centre, Withernsea

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 healthinharmony@hotmail.com.


HEY Baby Ante Natal Classes

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.


HEY Baby Carousel – Expectant Parent Event

Update for September 2020 – this event will be virtual from now on. Details to follow.

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.

Formerly in the Clinical skills building, 2nd floor in the Eye Hospital (next to the Women & Childrens Hospital), Anlaby Road, Hull. The event is free – email heybaby@hey.nhs.uk for more information.


HMB Natural Health

Heather Barnes is a qualified aromatherapist, antenatal teacher and doula and has over 20 years experience delivering training and working with families.

She is offering a range of aromatherapy treatments during pregnancy and postnatally, including massage, facials, reiki, ‘Closing the Bones’ postnatal treatments and preparing for birth sessions.
She can also provide a range of aromatherapy oils and blends to use antenatally, for during labour and postnatally.  The oils can aid relaxation, strengthen contractions and also support postnatal healing.

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 heather@hmbnaturalhealth.co.uk.


Hull & East Yorkshire Home Birth Group

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.


Leto Birth Therapies

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:

  • Hypnobirthing antenatal classes. No hocus pocus or mind control involved, just lots of unbiased, evidence based information, on going support and simple fear releasing techniques for a relaxed, calm and confident birth. Includes information on active birth, massage and essential oils. Free taster sessions and relaxation sessions available.
  • BA 3 Step Rewind Process is a simple, highly effective technique that neutralizes the difficult emotions linked to a traumatic birth. The process normally takes two sessions and I offer free consultations.
  • Pregnancy Massage & Aromatherapy. I specialize in pregnancy, birth and postnatal massage and aromatherapy. Book a massage for relaxation, to address specific problems or a combination of both. It’s up to you.
  • Doula Support. Providing practical and emotional support during and following your birth. Having continuous support can improve birth outcomes, leaving you feeling more comfortable and satisfied with the experience.

I work alongside Linda Brownlie at Milk & Therapy, 960 Anlaby Road, Hull. For more information please email me at christine@letobirththerapies.co.uk.


MummyFit – Pre Natal Workout

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 info@mummyfituk.co.uk


Suzanne Gardner-Cuthbert: One-to-One Hypnobirthing Classes

Experience a confidently calm labour and birth with hypnobirthing. One-to-one hypnobirthing classes using the easibirthing method, are available as a basic or advanced course. 
Classes are held in Hull (Inglemire Lane). For more information contact Suzanne Gardner-Cuthbert on 07864 823 858 or email suzannegardnercuthbert@gmail.com.

Turtle Tots Aqua Natal

Aqua Natal Classes from baby swimming experts Turtle Tots.
Usually run from Frederick Holmes School, Hull. Classes not yet restarted after lockdown, contact Jennie for latest info.
The relaxed course focuses on the positives on pregnancy, bonding and techniques that will help with birth. £6 per session. For more info contact Jennie on 07854827707 or eastyorkshire@turtletots.com.

Us Mums – Pregnancy & New Mums Exercise

Sessions restarting 

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.

Sessions have all been online during Covid-19, first sessions to return face to face are end of September.

For more info call 01482 828901 or you can find their full monthly timetable on their facebook page here.