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Antenatal Classes

From antenatal classes which cover what to expect during labour and beyond, to pregnancy yoga and aerobics, there are now lots of classes for you to choose from.

Below you will find links to more information about these classes, including how to book.

Free local NHS antenatal classes

Our ‘Bump, Birth and Baby Stuff’ antenatal classes will help you prepare for your new arrival, find out more about birth, caring for you and your baby, and feeding your baby, whether you are first time parents or for a refresher course.

All sessions are free, and you should begin the course after you reach 32 weeks pregnant.  Various dates are being offered throughout the year.

To book onto a course, scan the QR code below:

North Beds   Mid Beds South Beds 
 Bedford Borough Sandy, Biggleswade
Flitwick, Stotfold,
Shefford
Leighton Buzzard
Dunstable and
Houghton Regis 
QR code to Eventbrite Online booking for North Beds   QR code to Eventbrite Online booking for Mid Beds QR code to Eventbrite Online booking for South Beds 

Alternatively, click on each link below to access the courses online via Vimeo:

NCT – the national charity for pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.

Many parents choose to pay for an antenatal class, the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) is the most popular paid for antenatal class in the country.

You can find out more about NCT and find your local group by clicking here

Other antenatal groups and specialist pregnancy classes

The NHS has collated a list of local antenatal and pregnancy classes. Here you will find exercise groups for pregnant women, classes on hypnobirthing or mindful labour and much more.

To view results from in and around the Bedford area click here