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Birth Without Fear Hypnobirthing

Support for your pregnancy and birth – birth preparation courses and pregnancy relaxation classes. Hypnobirthing courses teach you how to have a calm, confident and more comfortable birth. Huddersfield-based Rebecca also runs weekly pregnancy relaxation classes to help you and baby relax and prepare for birth. Contact or call 07946582422.

Claire Harbottle – Independent Midwife

Independent Midwife offering one-to-one safe and empowering care. One-off clinical visits through to full packages of antenatal, birth and postnatal care. Specialist home birth midwife but also able to support you in your hospital birth plans. Can travel within 90 minutes of Leeds. Contact me to chat through your options at any point in your…

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The Yorkshire Hypnobirthing School

The Yorkshire Hypnobirthing School offers a variety of different hypnobirthing courses to help prepare you, your birth partner and your baby for birth. Group and private classes throughout Halifax, Bradford, Leeds, Harrogate and beyond. Contact Laura on 07305 953 547.

HD Hypnobirth

ANGELA ROGERS BSc(Hons) Dip Hb(KGH) Hello and congratulations on your pregnancy! My name is Angela Rogers and I’m a mum, a practising midwife and qualified hypnobirthing teacher. I’m passionate about supporting mothers, preparing their mind and body for labour and birth in a calming, relaxed way. Hypnobirthing reduces the fear surrounding childbirth, providing techniques to…

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Love Your Birth – Hypnobirthing

Group and bespoke one-to-one hypnobirthing classes. I will show you how to work with your body rather than against it, and support you in whatever choices you make n your baby’s birth. Covers West Yorkshire, including Halifax. Love Your Birth, hypnobirthing courses. Contact Abby on 07871 961 257.

The Gentle Birth Company – Hypnobirthing Courses

Hypnobirthing courses with midwife and hypnobirthing teacher Charlotte Keyworth. Covering West Yorkshire, including Halifax. The Gentle Birth Company. Contact Charlotte Keyworth on 07725 667672.

Gillian Shippey Birth Preparation Workshops – Hebden Bridge

Laid back sessions covering theory and practical information, imagining the mother’s labour beginning, practicing movements and breathing patterns and moving into full dilation, transition and right up to birth. Gillian Shippey Birth Preparation Workshops, Hebden Bridge. Contact Gillian directly for details. 0785 500 4858.  

Aveta Home Birth Team

The Aveta Home Birth Team is a 24-hour team of dedicated home birth midwives, providing bespoke support for mums-to-be who want to have their babies at home. Aveta Home Birth Team, Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Trust. 07825 115367.

Halifax and Huddersfield Nappy Library

Thinking about using cloth nappies? Worried about making the transition from disposable to reusable? Halifax and Huddersfield Nappy Library is an advisory and support network to promote the use of cloth nappies, offering free, impartial advice and a loan service, letting you try before you buy. 30 minute nappy demonstrations, comparing different styles of real…

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La Leche League

Friendly and effective mum-to-mum support for breastfeeding. You don’t have to be having problems to attend the monthly meetings – although they always get priority – bring your triumphs too and help support other mums! Come if you’re pregnant or preparing for motherhood, a new mum, an experienced mum or a mum’s support person. Older…

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Hypnobirthing Course – Midwife-Led

A four-week, midwife-led, KG hypnobirthing course at Huddersfield Birth Centre. The fee is £150 per mother and covers a place for one birth partner, eight hours of tuition in a small group, plus course book and CDs. KG Hypnobirthing is simple and effective. It teaches you how to work with your body in a natural…

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Getting Ready for Baby

For parents-to-be living in Calderdale, this four week course is organised and run by local Health Visitors, Children’s Centre teams and Community Midwives. Week 1: Giving your baby the best start Week 2: Labour and birth Week 3: Getting to know your baby Week 4: Keeping your baby safe Sessions are for two hours and…

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Breastfeeding Workshop for Parents-To-Be

For all pregnant women under the care of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Maternity Services. This free two hour workshop focuses on breastfeeding as the optimum way of feeding a baby. The session aims to help parents and babies to get breastfeeding off to the best possible start. Partners are most welcome, please book them a…

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Maternity Course: Get Ready for Labour – Active Birth

Run by Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Maternity Services, this free workshop aims to help you learn about what a woman’s body will be doing in labour and how you can work actively with the body to help the birth along. The focus is on normal labour and birth and what birth partners can do to…

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Stork Talk – Meet the Midwives

Come and meet the midwives who will provide your care! As midwives of Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, we want you to have the best experience possible at one of the most significant times of your life. If coming into hospital to have your baby, we understand that this can be an anxious time…

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NCT Signature Antenatal Course

With a relaxed and friendly style, every NCT Signature antenatal course is as individual as you are. That’s because every course is tailored to the needs of the small group taking part. All sessions are led by licensed experts, to prepare you both physically and emotionally for the arrival of your beautiful baby. NCT Signature…

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NCT Essentials Antenatal Course

If you’re expecting a baby, make sure you have all the basics of pregnancy, birth and early parenting covered with an NCT Essentials antenatal course. NCT Essentials is designed to answer all your questions and get you ready for the big day, and beyond. These courses run over 12 hours in total. Providing you with…

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Alison Jackson Hypnobirthing Courses

Sessions on hypnobirthing including relaxation techniques, different types of births, breathing techniques and visualisations, medical intervention and water births. Hypnobirthing courses include 4 x 2.5 hour private sessions held at my home in Brighouse, or in the comfort of your own home, or a two day intense course. Courses include materials and a parent file….

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Daisy Birthing Classes

Active pregnancy antenatal classes in Halifax and the surrounding areas for mums-to-be. Birthing couples workshops, baby massage and baby yoga classes. Lucy is also a DAISY DOULA, offering support within the labour setting, antenatally and postnatally. Call Lucy Hill on 07949 478867.