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The Daisy Foundation: Garforth, Selby and Tadcaster offers a range of antenatal classes and baby classes near Leeds and York. Current venues include Garforth and Monk Fryston.
The range of antenatal classes and baby classes offered includes Daisy Birthing, Active Birth Workshops, Parent classes, Breastfeeding Workshops, Daisy Baby Tinies and Daisy Baby Wrigglers.
Daisy Birthing classes combine yoga-based movement, antenatal and active birth education, breathing techniques, relaxation and peer-to-peer support. We aim to help you to learn your antenatal education and active birth techniques in a truly effective way.
Our Active Birth Workshop is a relaxed antenatal class where each couple gains knowledge and understanding of the labour journey, and how they are able to use gravity, movement and each other to prepare for birth.
Covering all things birth AND baby, our Parent classes run for 12 hours (over 6 weekday evenings) and are for couples to attend together. We cover everything you need to know about labour and birth, and then in the second half cover all things baby care – from those early few hours with your newborn, to all the many choices / decisions you need to make as they grow – from bathing, changing and feeding, through to safety and parenting choices.
Lastly, in terms of antenatal offerings, our Breastfeeding Workshop is designed to support expectant parents in their understanding and expectations of breastfeeding their baby. The workshop covers: benefits of breastfeeding; the first hour; anatomy and physiology; hunger cues; positioning and attachment; the first 10 days; expressing milk; and challenges.
Daisy Baby Tinies is our integrated class for mum and baby where baby massage, baby yoga, baby reflexology and calming techniques are delivered alongside educational themes which will be relevant to the babies’ developmental milestones. Suitable from around 6 weeks to 4 months.
Daisy Baby Wrigglers is the natural progression from Tinies and combines baby yoga alongside story, rhythm, rhyme and sensory play for babies from 4/5months through to 10 months
An Antenatal Breastfeeding Workshop is designed to support expectant parents in their preparations for, understanding of and expectations of breastfeeding their baby. The workshop covers: benefits of breastfeeding; the first hour; anatomy and physiology; hunger cues; positioning and attachment; the first 10 days; expressing milk; and challenges.
The Daisy Foundation: Garforth, Selby and Tadcaster: 07743232656
The buoyancy, hydrostatic pressure and natural resistance of water makes it an ideal medium for exercise during pregnancy giving you the freedom to stretch and breathe far beyond your capability on dry land. Local classes on Thursdays at the Holiday Inn, Garforth. Contact Sharon 07905 143835 or Shelley 07950 401713 for details.
Specifically designed exercise and lifestyle programme for pregnant women and new mums to keep fit, prepare for labour, return to fitness following birth. Different topics and exercises each week. Babies welcome in buggys, car seats, safe play area.
Monday morning – Premier World Fitness, Garforth.
Thursday afternoon – Mothercare, Crown Point from July.
Contact Sharon 07905 143835 or Shelley 07950 401713.
A pregnancy & postnatal fitness programme which is simple yet effective! Walking is a fitness stable that even the least motivated can adopt! After you have had your baby, you can resume walking at an earlier stage than most other exercise activities! Join us for a guided walk, Thursdays at Middleton Park. Contact Sharon 07905 143835 or Shelley 07950 401713 for details.
Our all inclusive Active Antenatal method is a ground breaking, effective and all encompassing pregnancy class offering an antenatal education in a truly effective way – anchored to your breath, your body and your movement – exactly where you will need it on your baby’s birthing day. Thursday evenings.
Iveridge Health Club, Wakefield Road, Rothwell, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 8EU. 07949 805267
Our all-inclusive birth preparation and baby care workshop combines antenatal and active birth education with the use of movement, breathe work, relaxation and birth hypnosis. Practical baby care demonstration are delivered alongside un-biased education on parenting choices, safety and baby calming techniques. Contact Hannah for information 07949 805267.
Yoga Hero, The Boulevard, Leeds Dock, Leeds, LS10 1PZ
Mobile Acupuncture treatments for general health, fertility, pregnancy and paediatrics by Chantal Nogbou BSc (Hons) Acupuncture, massage, cupping, aromatherapy.
Find out more on our website or contact Chantal on 07905 672460.
Our “Pre Natal Dru Yoga” course guides mums-to-be through a range of yoga postures and breathing techniques. Preparing you for labour & birth, dealing with indigestion, back pain & insomnia, and providing some much appreciated “me time”. 5 week courses, dates throughout the year. From 14 weeks – 8 months pregnant.
Acanthus Golf Centre, Thorpe Lane, WF3 1SL. 07951 691302
Being pregnant and welcoming your baby into the world can be very exciting. There’s a lot to learn and it can be worrying at times. Preparation for Birth and Beyond, is to help you and your partner think about the birth of your baby and the early months after your baby is born. Ask your midwife or children’s centre for details.
This course is modified to adapt to the changes a womans body goes through before and after birth. Pre-natally it can help maintain the strength of the pelvic floor and abdominals. Post-natally pilates is famous for helping regain your figure. Thursday evening classes.
Leeds Physiotherapy and Pilates Practice, 53 Aberford Road, Oulton, LS26 8JA. 0113 2825284.
Free. Check dates in-store or online – advanced booking needed.
Mothercare, Crown Point Shopping Park, LS10 1ET
For practical and emotional support in all areas of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood including help with feeding. Calling us costs the same as any local call, however, if you have free ‘inclusive’ minutes on a landline or mobile, it will be included in those.
0300 330 0700
To help you prepare, we’ve taken generations of experience and condensed it into our antenatal courses. From pregnancy to birth choices to early parenting – explore your questions, hopes and anxieties in a supportive space. Courses led by trained practitioners, offering practical information & emotional support.
Find locations, dates & prices online or call 020 8752 9127.
A pre-natal yoga class from 14 weeks of pregnancy up until your due date. Stretch, de-stress and relax to relieve aches and pains that can arise whilst pregnant. Practice breathing and visualisation techniques to prepare for birth and to help you stay calm in your busy every day life.
Tuesday 6.30 -7.30 PM Mothercare Crown Point Leeds. 07740 483046
Our Aquanatal classes are expertly designed programmes that take a holistic approach to an expectant mums’ physical and mental well-being, combining relaxation with cardiovascular exercises to help prepare the body for birth. Thursday evening classes. Find us online or call 01924 826238 for information.
Velocity Health & Fitness, Village Hotel, Tingley, LS27 0TS
Dance and gentle movement to music classes for parents/carers and their little ones from 6 weeks old in slings. Pregnant ladies are also welcome as the movement can be adapted. Mats and toys will be available for any little ones not happy in the sling. Classes in Garforth, Rothwell and Kippax. Call 07540 893173 for details.
At Yoga Hero, we offer pregnancy yoga for all stages of pregnancy, and for all levels of knowledge. Give you and your bump some much needed and much deserved chill time for body and mind. Saturday morning classes.
Yoga Hero, The Boulevard, Leeds Dock, LS10 1PZ. 07743 513225.