Find postnatal classes in Kent on our comprehensive directory. Discover new parent courses focused on babycare and bonding, or postnatal fitness.
New Parent Courses and Postnatal Classes in Kent
Baby and You at Paddock Wood
Paddock Wood Children’s Centre, The Wesley Centre, Commercial Road, Paddock Wood, TN12 6DS
A 6 week course held throughout the year covering all aspects of parenthood, mums and dads welcome. Aimed at babies from 6 weeks old. Please contact the centre to check start dates and book your place.
Babyspace Post Natal 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.
Caring for Your New Baby
Darent Valley Hospital, Darenth Wood Road, Dartford, Kent DA2 8DA
The Maternity Department invites you to our new information sessions on caring for your new baby. Topics include: sleeping, crying, bathing your baby, infant feeding, baby’s communication cues, general questions and concerns. Please book your place online via the online booking form.
BabyCalm Mother and Baby Course
Sevenoaks – Tonbridge – Tunbridge Wells
Our 4 week postnatal mother and baby classes give new mothers the opportunity to learn more about parenting their new baby in an easy going, non-judgmental environment. Perhaps most importantly of all they help you to make new mum friends locally! ToddlerCalm classes also available.
Life with Baby
An online, peer support group for anyone in Kent who is suffering with a postnatal mental health issue. Chat to others, find local resources and share information. I was inspired to set up Life With Baby after my own experiences with postnatal mental health. All are welcome; mums, dads, family and friends.
Mummy on the Mend
St Mary’s Church Hall, Putney High Street, SW15 1SN
A support group for mummies, daddies and families who are battling with pre or postnatal depression.
NCT Postnatal Support
Ashford – Bexley – Canterbury – Gravesend – Maidstone – Medway – Sevenoaks & Tonbridge – Sittingbourne, Faversham & Sheppey – Tunbridge Wells
NCT Branches support you before, during and after your baby arrives; Whether or not you attend NCT antenatal or postnatal courses in your area, there’ll be NCT volunteers who offer you opportunities to meet up and make friends and share experiences at coffee mornings, bumps and babies sessions and other support groups.
0300 330 0700
North West Kent Sling Library
NWKslings is a local lending library and advice service for North West Kent and Medway.
Poppy Children’s Centre – Young Active Parents (YAPs)
Parklife, Kings Road, Herne Bay, Kent CT6 5RG
This group is for young parents and pregnant carers under the age of 20 years. The group provides support for young parents/carers in a welcoming and non-judgemental environment.
Sevenoaks Area Mind New Mums’ Support Group
34 St. John’s Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 3LW
A mutual support group for mums who are finding life with children challenging in some way. A relaxed, friendly and confidential space in which mums can share their feelings with others who have had similar experiences, including post-natal depression, anxiety, feelings of isolation and general low mood.
St Mary’s Children’s Centre – Young Active Parents (YAPs)
Orchard Pl, Faversham, ME13 8AP
This group is for young parents and pregnant carers under the age of 20 years. The group provides support to young parents/carers in a welcoming, non-judgemental environment. It also provides an opportunity for carers to meet with other young parents.
03000 41 10 33
Woodgrove Children’s Centre: New Parent’s Group
Johnson Rd, Sittingbourne ME10 1JS
Come along to this fun and friendly Postnatal Group. This session is running from 15th of September till the 21st of October.
03000 42 08 98
Postnatal Fitness Classes
Boost Camp Fitness – Pre & Post Natal Fitness
St Margaret’s Farm, Napchester Road, Whitfield, Kent CT15 5HD
Boost offer specifically designed pre & post-natal programmes developed for mums and mums-to-be, helping women stay fit whilst preparing for the birth of their baby. Boost can also help after the birth with the recovery, helping women ’feel like themselves’ again. Our classes include a combination of gentle aerobics, strength training and pelvic floor work.
Canterbury & Faversham – Deal, Dover & Sandwich – Tunbridge Wells
Being the original and largest buggy workout network in the UK, we find the greatest trainers in the industry to ensure you get the best results while having loads of fun with a bunch of like minded mums by your side. So what are you waiting for….come and get Buggyfit!
Mote Park, Mote Avenue, Maidstone ME15 7RN
Buggy Fitness classes are suitable for you as soon as you have had your 6-8 week GP check. We meet by the cafe in Mote Park and then generally walk around the back of the park where it tends to be less busy.
Fitmums Buggy Fitness
Fitmums is an outdoor postnatal buggy fitness class run by Nicki Thompson and Jo May. Fitmums offers new mums the opportunity to exercise with a qualified ante/postnatal instructor. The classes are outdoors so gives mum and baby the benefits of fresh air and there is no childcare to worry about.
Legs, Bums & Bubbas!
Singleton Hall, Ashford, TN23 5LB
Cheeky Dino Play Centre, St Peter’s St, Maidstone, ME16 0ST
Lenham Dance Studio, Lenham, ME17 2PN
A fun and friendly fitness class for mums, to help get back in shape & get fit after having a baby. All abilities can take part in this effective range of exercises. Babies and toddlers are welcome and school age children also join in during the school holidays! Classes run in courses of 5 weeks, see website / Facebook and contact Kate for details.
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.
Body Symphysio Postnatal Pilates
Dover & Ramsgate
Pelvic floor exercises can be done straight away. Postnatal Pilates can start 6-8 weeks after birth. 8-13 weeks C-section (Always get the all clear from health professionals).
01843 590 067
City Way Health Clinic Pre & Post Natal Pilates
Fort Pitt House, New Rd, Rochester ME1 1DX
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.
Fitmums Postnatal Pilates
Manor Clinic, 165 High Street, Sevenoaks TN13 1XJ
If you are looking for pre or postnatal pilates classes, Nicki teaches at the Manor Clinic in Sevenoaks on Saturday afternoons. Please contact the clinic directly for details.
Hilary’s Postnatal Pilates
Hilary’s experience of managing ladies throughout the different stages of their pregnancy ensure that you feel happy and confident in the level of activity you are undertaking.
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.
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.
Sandrine’s Pilates – Postnatal Pilates
12a London Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, TN1 1DE
Come and enjoy spending time with your baby as you are getting back into shape. We will be working on pelvic floor, core stability and over whole body. Pregnancy and Child pilates classes also available.
Babyspace Post Natal & Baby Yoga
Manor Barn, Cockering Road, Canterbury, CT1 3UR
This class nurtures both mums and babies and combines baby yoga and postnatal yoga. In baby yoga we use multisensory play, loving touch and yoga based exercises to support our baby’s development.
BBcise Postnatal Mother & Baby Yoga
Sevenoaks & Maidstone, Kent
BBcise is a unique and fun exercise programme especially designed for Mother and Baby. BBcise classes combine postnatal Yoga, to alleviate stiffness, muscles tension, strengthening and toning your abdominal muscles and pelvic floor whilst incorporating baby Yoga to stimulate development, help alleviate wind/settle babies and aid sleep. Classes also incorporate, baby massage, sensory play and activities to stimulate baby’s development.
Breeze Yoga Mum & Baby Yoga
9 Albemarle Road, Beckenham, Kent BR3 5HZ
For babies 6 weeks to crawling and mothers once clearance given from healthcare professional to exercise. The perfect yoga class for mummy and baby, gentle, effective and fun. Term time only.
Fit 2 Flirt Mother and Baby Yoga
Springhead Enterprise park, Northfleet, Gravesend, Kent DA11 8HH
Following on from your prenatal yoga course, bond with your newborn through fun classes and relaxation classes, improve baby’s development through yoga whilst increasing your phsyical fitness and slowly helping your body back into it’s pre-pregnancy shape. Have fun with other new mums and their babies and join the support network as well as diet and nutrition through breastfeeding advice and support. Please note – your baby must be 6+ weeks to attend.
Liz Foreman Postnatal Yoga
Whitstable Wellness Centre, Cromwell Road, Whitstable, Kent, CT51NA
A yoga class that allows you to start to reconnect with your body, stretch out and find your inner strength again. However you birthed your baby, it will take time for you to feel like ‘you’ again and this class offers you gentle exercise in a baby friendly environment along with other ladies who, like you may not have had a full night’s sleep!
Sunfish Birthlight Postnatal Yoga
Ashford, South East Kent
If you’re a new mum, why not come along to my postnatal yoga class, with your baby – no babysitter required! – and stretch, tone and relax your body, in ways which entertain and include your baby as much as possible. The class is relaxed and informal, with lots of laughter, and you may feed and change your baby at any time.
Unity Yoga – Mum and Me Yoga
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
This lively and fun class is suitable from 6 weeks postnatal until babies start crawling. This is the perfect way for you to start to get back into shape after having your baby whilst keeping your baby stimulated with songs, gentle baby Yoga and massage. You are invited to stay for tea afterwards which is a great chance for you to meet local mums in a supportive and friendly group. Pregnancy Yoga also available.
07702 751 143
YogaBellies Mum and Baby Yoga
Greenhithe – Sevenoaks
YogaBellies offer relaxing and rejuvenating sessions especially designed for post partum mummies and their new babies. We use our proven YogaBellies therapies, with a unique twist on authentic yogic techniques, to guide you help you adjust and grow as a mother.