The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Leeds Maternity Care

Preparing for Birth and Parenthood

Preparation for Birth and Beyond (PBB)

PBB is a free antenatal group delivered over 6 sessions in Children's Centres across Leeds.  Courses are held both virtually and face to face.  Virtual classes are held 5-7pm and face to face Preparation for Birth and Beyond (PBB) classes are held during working hours Monday to Friday.

Preparation for Birth and Beyond (PBB) is available to all first-time parents to help prepare for your baby’s arrival. It looks at understanding baby, birth, feeding, sleep and relationships. You can find out more from your midwife or by contacting 0113 8435683.

Please book onto PBB classes when you are 24 weeks pregnant or later.

For more information and to book onto a PBB course please visit: Booking for 'Preparation for birth and beyond'

Baby Bubble Leeds 

Baby Bubble Leeds is a closed Facebook support group for mums to be that begins at sixteen weeks pregnant and is there for you up to six months after your baby is born.

You can ask questions and get expert advice from registered midwives and 0-19 Specialist Public Health Nurse (HealthVisitor) in your local area as well as chatting with other mums-to-be.

Please visit Baby Bubble Leeds to sign up or find out more.

One off classes you are invited to attend:

Preparing to Breastfeed  

The infant feeding team run an online class for expectant parents who are considering breastfeeding. The class runs on the first Tuesday of every month - please let us know which month you'd like to book.
To book your place please email:
The team have also prepared the following useful videos:

Other classes:

Baby Steps is an evidence-based group education programme for families with additional needs. To find out more about the programme please call the Baby Steps team on: 0113 3788533 or email:

Please also see the Haamla page and the Twins and Multiple Pregnancy page for details of additional classes.