Find Kent Antenatal Classes in our comprehensive directory. We list labour & birthing preparation classes, couples workshops, newborn workshops, babycare sessions, hypnobirthing and pregnancy relaxation classes.

 

Kent Antenatal Classes

 

Antenatal Relaxation and Treatments

 

Babyspace Pregnancy Massage
Broadstairs & Canterbury
I have devised a therapeutic range of hand blended, organic whenever possible aromatherapy oil blends which are warmed and used for your treatment. 45, 60 and 75 minute treatment sessions available.
01843 868851

Bubs & Mama Pregnancy Massage
Camden Cottage, 34 Mill Place, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5ND
Massage treatments are suitable throughout pregnancy from the second trimester onwards.  A lot is changing in a woman’s body during the first trimester and this is when all the intricate and delicate growth and development of the foetus is happening.  Massage is of huge benefit from the second trimester onwards and can help to soothe the extra strains placed upon a woman’s body during pregnancy.
07872 018545
[email protected]
www.bubsandmama.co.uk

 

Donna Swan Pregnancy Massage
Mardon House, Pinesfield Lane, Trottiscliffe Kent ME19 5EN
On meeting with Donna, your needs are discussed and in a calm and peaceful treatment room, a plan is decided on so that you can get the best from your pregnancy massage treatments. Many clients also find they feel lighter, less worried and calmer about the whole birth experience after a number of pregnancy massages with Donna.
01732 823811

 

Escape Holistic Therapies – Pregnancy Massage
Lower Fant Rd, Maidstone, Kent ME16 8DP
A fantastic new pregnancy massage giving both physical and emotional transformation to women in the different stages of pregnancy and post birth. The Pregnancy Massage incorporates full body protocal in the side-lying position.
07834229997

 

Escape Holistic Therapies – Pregnancy Reflexology
Lower Fant Rd, Maidstone, Kent ME16 8DP
Pregnancy Reflexology will help you to work with your body throughout your pregnancy and may help with a shorter labour. Specific Pregnancy Reflexology techniques can be incorporated to help with any pregnancy related problems.
07834229997

 

Kent Beauty and Massage – Yummy Mummy
Kent Beauty and Massage, Innovation House, Discovery Park, Sandwich, Kent CT13 9ND
The massage is especially adapted to take into account your pregnancy and also tailored to work on your own aches and pains or areas of concern.
07973 307092

 

Sunfish Maternity Reflexology
Ashford, South East Kent
Maternity reflexology treatments are specifically tailored to your needs, and may relieve many of these common discomforts of pregnancy, as well as helping you to relax and find some time just for yourself. You don’t even need to leave home, as I offer a mobile service in the comfort of your own home – or workplace, or even the labour ward -just ask!
01233 501466

 

Sunfish Jin Shin Jyutsu for Pregnancy
Ashford, South East Kent
Jin Shin Jyutsu is a gentle healing treatment from Japan. It is an extremely safe and gentle therapy, and so is especially suited to pregnancy. The energy pathways of the body, as well as the emotions, are brought into a balanced state, and the client is taught some simple self-help techniques to maintain this state between appointments. This therapy is also simple and gentle enough for parents to use with their babies.
01233 501466

 

Aqua Natal Classes

 

AquaBumps
Strood Leisure Centre, Watling St, Rochester ME2 3JQ
AquaBumps was born in April 2011 following the recognition of a distinct lack of pregnancy exercise in Medway.  The class combines a full aqua aerobics workout designed to prepare you for motherhood and also incorporates a comprehensive pelvic floor explanation and work out, giving you the essential tools to prepare you for labour. Booking essential.
07766012584

 

Aqualife Antenatal Swimming
The New Beacon School, Sevenoaks
Bond with your bump, maintain your fitness and learn to breathe your way to a confident and positive birth experience, aqua style! If you are interested in a course or need any advice on Antenatal Swimming please contact us.
07969 164 138

 

Puddle Ducks Aquanatal
Canterbury – Folkestone – Margate – Otford – Tunbridge Wells
Our aquanatal classes are a fabulous activity for mummies-to-be. Our expertly designed aquanatal programme takes a holistic approach to mums’ physical and mental well-being, combining relaxation with cardiovascular exercises to help prepare the body for birth.

 

Whitstable Swimming Pool Aqua Natal
Tower Parade, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 2BJ
Aqua Natal classes at Whitstable Swimming Pool gives mums-to-be the opportunity to exercise using the unique properties of water. Movements include birth preparation exercises and promote positive body awareness which helps to reduce the symptoms of antenatal and postnatal depression.
01227 772442

 

Birth Preparation and Baby Care

 

AMOR Yoga, Hypnobirthing
Warmlake Dance Academy , Sutton Valence, Maidstone, Kent, ME17 3LQ
A KG Hypnobirthing Course not only equips you with the hypnobirthing information, but uniquely gives you the knowledge to understand your options and the implications of the choices you make.  As well as teaching you the techniques you need for a successful hypnobirth, it gives you the information to navigate the system in which you find yourself to achieve the best outcome for you and your baby.
07799462284

 

Becoming Mama – Birth Preparation and Parentcraft
Maidstone, Kent, ME17 4JH
Birth preparation sessions tailored to meet your needs. Get rid of the fear and focus on preparing for a positive birth experience, with love and anticipation. Using hypnobirthing plus other methods to give you confidence in your body. The Parentcraft sessions give you the tools to prepare to care for your new baby.
07723 043830

 

Birth in Thanet
8 Vale Road, Ramsgate. Kent. CT11 9LU
Mindful Mamma is the original Mindful Hypnobirthing™ class in the UK and has been running since 2008. It accompany’s the best selling book ‘Mindful Hypnobirthing‘. This is no ordinary hypnobirthing class! We focus our teaching on how your mind affects your body during labour and include practical hypnobirthing and mindfulness techniques, as well as enhanced understanding of the psychology of birth.
07949 764105
http:/www.birthinthanet.co.uk

 

Call the Midwives Antenatal Education
Bromley – Bexley – Beckenham – Badgers Mount – Chislehurst – Downe – Greenwich – Knockholt – Orpington – Petts Wood – Sevenoaks – Sidcup & Westerham
Antenatal Education improves outcomes for women. As midwives we are only too aware of the what women want and need from antenatal classes. Our classes are reasonably priced & designed to suit your needs and fit in with your busy life. Our one 2 one classes in the comfort of your home are very popular. Couples feel at ease and able to ask many questions. We ensure that you are prepared for childbirth with advice on nutrition, physiology of labour coping strategies, pain relief & housekeeping tips for your visit to the hospital or birth centre. We also provide a 2nd session which covers baby basics, bathing skincare, emotions & breastfeeding .
07725894678

 

Daisy Birthing
Tunbridge Wells, Pembury, Hawkhurst, Kent, and Hurst Green, East Sussex.
Offering complete care from pregnancy to parenthood with Daisy Birthing Active Antenatal Classes, Daisy Parent Workshops, and Daisy Baby Tinies massage classes and Daisy Baby Wrigglers baby yoga and sensory fun.
Friendly classes, FEDANT approved.
07773685765

 

Darent Valley Hospital Hypnobirthing
Darent Valley Hospital, Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, Kent DA2 8DA
To find out more about the Darent Valley Hospital Hypnobirthing courses and to book your place, please visit the Hypnobirthing webpage. To avoid disappointment, please book early.
01322 428100

 

Darent Valley Hospital Labour Workshop
Darent Valley Hospital, Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, Kent DA2 8DA
These classes may be booked when you have reached around 25 weeks of pregnancy. It is recommended that you choose a date that falls between week 30 – 37 of your pregnancy. Please book your place via the online booking form remembering to state if you would like to attend am or pm session. 
01322 428100

 

Darent Valley Hospital Teenage Parent Workshop
Darent Valley Hospital, Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, Kent DA2 8DA
These sessions are held at central locations. Our specialist Midwife is there to offer support and advice on planning your birth, feeding your baby and services you can access for further support.
01322 428753

 

Darent Valley Hospital Multiple Pregnancy Evening
Darent Valley Hospital, Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, Kent DA2 8DA
Please come along to a Multiple Pregnancy Evening being held at 7pm – 9pm. Meeting point outside Cedar Ward, Level 3. Content covered, pregnancy and birth, feeding and early days, practical parenting tips and meeting other parents to be. Please complete the online booking form.
01322 428100

 

Darent Valley Hospital Waterbirth Workshop
Darent Valley Hospital, Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, Kent DA2 8DA
The workshop is interactive and couples look at the benefits of water and the benefits of using water in labour. workshops are private for details of cost, email [email protected]

 

Growing Together Antenatal Classes
Venues in Kent
Run by Nicki Hook, an experienced ex-midwife and birth educator, this two week intensive course will help you to feel fully prepared and relaxed for your baby’s birth and for the first few days weeks at home. Topics covered include preparing for a shorter, more comfortable labour; homebirth v birth centre and hospital; what to take to pack in a hospital bag; when to call the midwife; stages of labour; pain relief options; breathing techniques; waterbirth; breastfeeding and bottle feeding; nappies and bathing and much more. Our private classes are available within 20 miles of Maidstone or at our base in Loose, Maidstone.
01622 371100

 

HypnoBambinos
Maidstone – Rochester – Tonbridge – West Malling
HypnoBambinos Hypnobirthing Classes are an educational antenatal program that will give you and your partner the knowledge and confidence you need to feel calm and in control when you begin your labour as well as the tools to experience a more comfortable birth. The four week programme provides parents with vital information on pregnancy and birth, and teaches the mother how to work with her body and mind
07889 025958

 

Hypnobirthing at The Manor Barn
The Manor Barn, Cockering Road, Canterbury , Kent, CT1 3UR
Birth in Mind – 5 weekly, 90 minute, hypnobirthing workshops. Learn techniques and skills to use leading up to, during and after the birth of your baby. Learn: self-hypnosis, relaxation, visualisation and breathing techniques that you can safely use during labour and birth.
07515598535

 

Hypnobirthing Canterbury
Canterbury
As well as being a qualified HypnoBirthing Practitioner I am also a qualified Hypnotherapist and NLP practitioner, so I can help you whatever your fears or anxieties are around pregnancy, labour and birthing. Private classes available.
01227 722713 or 07980 376303

 

The Hypnobirthing Midwife
St Luke’s Parish Room, St Luke’s Church, Chiddingstone Causeway, Kent TN11 8JE
The group course is for you and your birthing partner. The course is for a total of 12 hours which is split over 2 consecutive Saturdays, usually commencing around 11am and finishing about 5.30pm. There will be 1/2 hour for lunch. Please note lunch is not provided. Group sessions are taught in small groups of a maximum of 6 couples. Places are limited so early booking is recommended.
07725 121419

 

Kent Hypnobirthing
Faversham & Margate
Kent Hypnobirthing is a place where couples find a warm, open, honest and trusted antenatal education. Our classes combine a number of schools of thought because we know, through personal and professional experience, that one size does not fit all and our client’s values and motivations are different. Ray Dodd, is a perfect successor to Mel and Nicola’s legacy. She trained as a Hypnobirthing Teacher with Katherine Graves, a course which is accredited by the Royal College of Midwives and is also an accredited Breastfeeding Counsellor.
07738 180 193

 

Mamas Instinct Antenatal Classes
Gravesend
Mama’s Instinct offers a wide range of antenatal classes to prepare you for you journey into motherhood. Offering programmes such as Relax, Breathe and Birth, Bond with Baby and the Full Wise Hippo Birthing Programme as well as being able to offer pregnancy and early years coaching. The Wise Hippo is a new approach to birthing. We believe a positive birth experience is a state of mind. It’s not defined by what happens during labour and birth but how a woman feels about her babies birth. Because of this belief we are able to teach skills and knowledge that empower women to trust their own instincts and ensure that their baby has the right birth on the day.
07929035575

 

Mindful Mamma
Vale Road, Ramsgate. Kent. CT11 9LU
I run one day mindful hypnobirthing workshops for expectant couples in the Thanet area. We focus on how to have a positive birth, no matter where or how birth happens.  The workshop is designed to suite all expectant women and their birth partner.  It works well with other antenatal classes, such as NCT, Parentcraft or Yoga.  It’s also very popular with second or subsequent pregnancies.  Have a look at the website to find out more.  There is a book, MP3’s and members area of the Mindful Mamma website included, plus ongoing support from your teacher.
07949 764105
http://www.mindfulmamma.co.uk/

 

Newborn Knowhow
59 Howard drive, South East, kent, TN10 4AQ
At Newborn Knowhow, our aim is to make your transition from pregnancy to parenthood as stress free as possible, enabling you to become a calm and confident parent. Our tailor made courses, which take place in the privacy and comfort of your own home, cover all of the practical skills that you will need to be familiar with before your baby arrives, including feeding, bathing, routines, 1st Aid, SIDS prevention, and much more. Our highly professional team are not only Norland Nannies and MNT maternity nurses but mothers themselves so can relate to the anxieties you may be experiencing.
07801702323 or 07966389194

 

Puddle Ducks Aquanatal Classes
40 Sittingbourne Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5LP
Puddle Ducks Aquanatal classes offer gentle exercise activities followed by relaxation. A great way to meet other Mums-to-be. Classes are suitable for all stages of pregnancy as well as ladies trying to conceive. Drop us an email on: [email protected] or give us a call on 01622 236111 for further information.
01622236111

 

Rosa’s Room Confident Childbirth
Foreman and Jones Integrated Health Clinic, 112d High Street , Hythe Kent , Hythe, Kent, CT21 5LE
Confident Childbirth classes can help you have the best possible childbirth experience at this important and amazing time of your life. Using Cognitive Hypnotherapy techniques, in a programme tailored just for you, you’ll know how to be in control at all times, learn pain relief methods, relaxation and self-hypnosis in a friendly and welcoming space. Together can can deal with any issues that have arisen from a previous difficult birth. Confident Childbirth is a recognised and well respected hypnobirthing method and I’m sure you’ll get so much from it.
07725258244

 

Sunfish Birth Preparation Workshops
Ashford, South East Kent
Primarily aimed at students attending the prenatal class, these workshops would also be suitable for anyone interested in learning more about natural birth, whether you are planning a home, birthing centre or hospital birth. A popular part of the class is always the massage! Private classes available.
01233 501466

 

YogaNature Birth Preparation Classes
Wootton Park Stable House, Wootton Lane, Wootton, Nr Canterbury CT4 6RT
This one off day intensive is run in a small group class (no more than 6 couples), lasting six hours, during which we are able to give you all the essential coaching you will need. These classes are particularly useful for busy working couples, or individuals, who would prefer to learn all the information they will need in one concentrated weekend, rather than attend a number of shorter evening classes spread out over a period of months.
01303 844373

 

Zen Birth
Venues across Kent
Our statistics from 2011 to the present reflect fantastic results for parents, especially in terms of how they felt after taking the course and after the birth of their baby. From our course evaluation survey, 100% of respondents reported that they felt ‘confident’ or ‘very confident’ after completing their course. Book your course today, and begin your journey to having a beautiful ZenBirth.

 

Pregnancy Pilates

 

Bethany Lucas Pilates Pre & Post Natal Pilates
Chelsfield & Orpington
Pre & Post Natal private sessions are available on a one to one, two to one or small group basis. A great opportunity to gather together your NCT friends for a Pre/Post Natal Pilates session.
07415 638 546
[email protected]

 

City Way Health Clinic Pre & Post Natal Pilates
Pilates is a safe and effective way for you to exercise both during and after your pregnancy. We offer both pre and post natal Pilates Pilates from our Rochester clinic as a 1:1 or !:2 if you would like to come along with a friend. Babies welcome at postnatal pilates sessions.
01634 403403

 

Hilary’s Pregnancy Pilates
Bearsted, Maidstone
Specific Pilates exercises according to a controlled, timely and safe method will improve your muscles strength and length, and posture as your body returns to it’s pre-pregnancy form. These are undoubtedly better taught by a trained and qualified professional if your aim is to get the most out of the time you put into your exercising.
07967 731659

 

JK Pilates – Pre & Post Natal Pilates
Surrey House, Surrey Road, West Wickham, Kent BR4 0JU
Private one-to-one Pilates sessions are available at an exclusive studio housed within Karma Studios. The studio sessions are specifically designed for you and your body – you can expect to gain postural alignment, good core stability and excellent overall muscular awareness which in turn will siginifcantly improve your strength, flexibility, tone and body shape quickly. 
07545 618745

 

Maternal Wellbeing Pilates Classes
Antenatal and Postnatal Physiotherapy led Pilates is a great way to work on your core muscles to support growing bumps or lower backs for the strains of parenting – not to mention the added bonus of a flatter stomach, and the opportunity to meet other local mums and mums-to-be.
01689 851143

 

Sandrine’s Pilates – Pregnancy Pilates
12a London Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1  1DE
At Sandrine’s Pilates our Pregnancy class is the best you can find as it is specially designed by a midwife and by Sandrine herself, mother of 5 children. Pilates is great at building core strength. If your abdominals, back and pelvic floors are toned, they will support a more comfortable pregnancy and delivery. Postnatal and Child pilates classes also available.
01892 618493

 

Pregnancy Yoga

 

Babyspace Pregnancy Yoga
Breathing Space, 25 King Edward Avenue, Broadstairs, CT10 1PH
In our pregnancy yoga classes we incorporate postures, sequences synchronised with relaxed breathing, breathing techniques, concentration techniques and guided relaxations.
01843 868851

 

Breeze Yoga Prenatal Yoga
9 Albemarle Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 5HZ
Practicing Prenatal Yoga encourages a sense of relaxation and confidence throughout your pregnancy. Class suitable for expectant mums from 16 weeks pregnant onwards – no experience necessary. Mum & Baby classes also available.
02086 581990

 

Fit 2 Flirt Prenatal Yoga
Springhead Enterprise park, Northfleet, Gravesend, Kent DA11 8HH
Pregnancy Yoga sessions at F2F are offered during the day or in the early evening. As well as yoga practice the classes cover; Nutrition, birth preparation, Hypno-birthing, breathing exercises to practice at home and activities to get your birthing partner involved.
07866 534405

 

Heavenly Yoga – Pre Natal Yoga
Bridge Industrial Estate, Wharf Road, Tovil, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6RR
Yoga for pregnancy from 13 weeks to delivery. A good social atmosphere with opportunity to make other “mum” friends. We have a midwife and ex class participants come and talk to us occasionally and have Q and A sessions. Four week course.
07711 790101
[email protected]
www.heavenlyfitness.co.uk

 

Heavenly Yoga – Pre Natal Aerial Yoga
Bridge Industrial Estate, Wharf Road, Tovil, Maidstone, Kent ME15 6RR
Yoga for pregnancy using small fitballs (the ones you sit on) and low hammocks. Very relaxed atmosphere- small group (limited space so must book). Suitable from 13 weeks pregnant to term.
07711 790101
[email protected]
www.heavenlyfitness.co.uk

 

Liz Foreman Pregnancy Yoga
Whitstable Wellness Centre, Cromwell Road, Whitstable, Kent, CT51NA
A friendly class that aims to help you meet the challenges and transformations of pregnancy and birth with confidence and a smile. Yoga is one of the best forms of exercise during pregnancy, a gentle, safe means of keeping toned and supple without strain, of keeping aches and pains at bay and energy flowing, of relaxing mind and body, and preparing for the physical demands of birth – and motherhood itself. Postnatal Yoga also available.
01227 275597

 

MamaBabyBliss Pregnancy Yoga
Bexleyheath, Kent
At MamaBabyBliss we are dedicated to nurturing you throughout pregnancy right up to when your baby arrives. Our PregnancyBliss Classes and Workshops will support you from the 2nd trimester of pregnancy and prepare you for birth
07737 496931

 

Sunfish Birthlight Prenatal Yoga
Ashford, South East Kent
These yoga classes are suitable from 14 weeks of pregnancy, and are based on traditional yoga postures (specially adapted for pregnancy), breathing practices and relaxation, together with flowing movements and sequences designed to teach greater body-awareness and intuitive movement in preparation for labour.
01233 501466

 

Unity Yoga – Pregnancy Yoga
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
I use classic and adapted Yoga postures to help you strengthen your body helping you to stay active and energised during labour. These poses also allow you to find space, ease and comfort in your changing body. Postnatal classes also available.
07702 751 143

 

YogaBellies Prentatal Yoga
Dartford & Sevenoaks
Our prenatal sessions incorporate traditional yoga asanas (postures); self-hypnosis and deep relaxation; soothing comfort techniques for birthing and unique YogaBellies® touch therapies for mum and baby.
07530 281704

 

YogaNature Pregnancy Yoga
Manor Barn, Cockering Road, Thanington, Canterbury, CT1 3UR
Visualisation, breath work and some meditation is incorporated to deepen our understanding of yoga and personalise and enrich our practice. Modified postures and simple and advanced sequences are offered so that everyone can participate and develop fully. Class numbers are limited to 12 students so these are small, friendly and accessible classes.
01303 844373