Pregnancy in South East Leeds

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Newborn Clinics, Support & Services

Have you benefited from any support, classes or services in the early days of parenting?

Let us know and we’ll add it to the list so other local new parents can benefit too!





City Wide Well Baby Clinics

Here’s a link to the list of city wide baby clinics. Some are drop in, some have bookable appointments. Updated August 2017.


Fit Mamma

An outdoor exercise club developed for new mums to exercise with their babies. It gives you an opportunity to improve your fitness level, develope muscle tone, lose weight and regain core strength through low impact, low intensity strengthening exercise. Classes in Rothwell, Garforth, Temple Newsam & Normanton.

Contact Linzi 0n 07805 237554 for info.

Health Centres & Clinics

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust runs Health Visiting services in certain local health centres and clinics. Find out what Early Start services are on offer via the Leeds Community Healthcare page.

Our local health visiting centres are:

Kippax Health Centre

Moorgate Drive, Kippax, LS25 7QT. 0113 287 4427

Opening times: 8.30am – 5pm Mon-Thurs, 8.30am – 4.30pm, Fri

Rothwell Health Centre

Stone Brig Lane, Rothwell, LS26 0UE. 0113 2820520

Opening times: 8.30am – 5pm Mon-Thurs, 8.30am – 4.30pm, Fri

Morley Health Centre

Corporation Street, Morley, LS27 9NB. 0113 8432500

Opening times: 8.30am – 5pm Mon-Thurs, 8.30am – 4.30pm, Fri

Middleton Park Avenue

Middleton, LS10 4HT. 0113 207 7000

Opening times: Mon-Thurs 8.30am-5pm, Friday 8.30am-4.30pm


La Leche League Breastfeeding Support

We offer breastfeeding support to mothers are every stage of their breastfeeding journey. Run by a team of volunteers with breastfeeding experience and appropriate counselling training. Call our helpline on 0345 120 2918 for support or search online for your nearest support group.

Leeds Baby Bank

Leeds Baby BankProviding urgent support or baby essentials (nappies,wipes,formula) to struggling parents across Leeds and also providing baby equipment to multiple mums.

Leeds Baby Bank, Unit D16, St Catherine’s Business Complex, Broad Lane, Leeds, LS13 2TD.

Leeds Bosom Buddies

Bosom Buddies provide mum-to-mum breastfeeding information and support. Come and chat to us at one the groups running across Leeds throughout the week. Click on the image below for more details or see our Facebook page.

Leeds Cloth Nappy Library

A non-profit organisation providing a hiring service and free advice. Cloth nappies are easy to use, better for the environment and cheaper than disposables. Any donations go back into the library to provide funding for new nappies for others to trial.

Beeston. Find us on online or call 07909 918210 for details.

Leeds Council Breastfeeding Support Groups

What is a Breastfeeding Group? These groups are all run slightly differently; however you can rest assured you will always be welcomed by a friendly face and refreshments! All group leaders undertake breastfeeding training so that they can offer specific support. These groups are open to all breastfeeding mums.

Leeds Breastfeeding Support Groups – full details and locations via this link.

NCT Support Line

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

NCT Leeds Breastfeeding Counsellors

We would like all mothers to feel supported however they choose to feed their babies. NCT breastfeeding counsellors are mothers who have breastfed their own children and undertaken training in order to offer support and information. To contact a breastfeeding counsellor call 0300 330 0771. Available to anyone who wishes to discuss breastfeeding, including partners and grandparents.

NCT Wakefield Handbag Nights

Every few months we organise a meal out somewhere around Wakefield, usually meeting at around 8pm. Friendly, fun and your chance to leave the house without the change bag! Find us online or contact for details.

Nicki Austin Mummy Yoga

Join from 6 weeks post-natal up until baby starts to crawl/bum shuffle. Stretch to relieve tight shoulders and back, re-build core and pelvic strength. Relax, bond with your baby, meet other new mums and leave feeling re-energised and refreshed ready to face your week ahead.

Fridays 1 -2 PM Mothercare, Crown Point Retail Park, Leeds. 07740 483046

Opera North – Bring Along A Baby Choir

A wonderful opportunity for mums and dads with babies  to enjoy all the joys of singing in a group in a thoroughly friendly and welcoming environment .  No singing experience (or talent!) is necessary.
Sessions run on Mondays from 19th February – 26th March at 11.30am. 
Each individual session costs £6, or book all 6 sessions for the discounted rate of £30.

Howard Assembly Rooms, 46 New Briggate, Leeds LS1 6NU



Sling Swing and Beanie Boppers

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. Wednesdays at Garforth Methodist Church, 1.30pm. Call 07540 893173 for details.

West Yorkshire Sling Library

We are an independent sling and carrier advice service offering carrier fittings, information, safety checks and rental, based in West Leeds. Weekly drop in sessions at the Sun Inn, Lofthouse and Firthfields Early Years Centre, Garforth. Find us on Facebook for details.
55 Thornfield Avenue, Farsley, Leeds, United Kingdom LS28 5HJ. 0113 210 0855