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
- Information to consider during your pregnancy discusses your baby’s brain development and how to bond with your baby in pregnancy, skin-to-skin contact, the benefits of breastfeeding, and how you can comfort your baby and develop a close relationship with them in the early days and weeks. https://youtu.be/v7bDZodYbfE
- Responsive Breastfeeding: https://youtu.be/NeOyJWbNuZU
- Hand expressing - https://youtu.be/4rc4SEfqtSE
- More information about infant feeding support in Leeds can be found here: Breastfeeding Support
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: BabySteps@leeds.gcsx.gov.uk