7. Daisy Parent: Birth and Baby Antenatal class for couples Weekend Courses

/ Amy Stacey / 7. Daisy Parent: Birth and Baby Antenatal class for couples Weekend Courses

Class Description

Daisy Parent antenatal course is designed for expectant parents and is a split between birth preparation and baby care equally; whilst giving you the opportunity to meet other parents to be with similar due dates.

The classes cover a combination of:

  • Antenatal and active birth education and techniques 
  • Birth interventions and support 
  • Breathing, relaxation and hypnobirthing techniques
  • Birth partners role and ways to support you 
  • Birth choices and options 
  • Comprehensive practical baby care education and parentcraft
  • Safety and basic first aid
  • Breastfeeding education and support as well as feeding choices such as bottle and combination feeding. 
  • Baby sleep and routine
  • Baby development
  • Postnatal wellbeing and recovery

Our entirely comprehensive Daisy Parent format draws on elements of active birth, hypnobirthing, parentcraft and traditional antenatal classes to create one very powerful combination. From birth plans to massage in labour, informed choice to packing hospital bags and feeding your baby to changing their nappy and safety tips – we’ve got you covered. This course really does cover it all.

The classes allow you to feel prepared not only for birth, but for the arrival and care of baby too. We know that many parents especially first time parents want to attend a class that covers it all whilst meeting new friends and that’s why this course exists.

Will I make friends?

Of course! (If you want to) our courses are a fantastic way to make friends with other parents to be. There is time to talk to others and share experiences as well as the chance to form part of a WhatsApp group before leaving and a postnatal reunion arranged after all of your babies have arrived.


Who is the class for?

These classes are suitable for all birth plans and parenting choices, whether this is your first baby or not. We cover all birth choices and options in depth.

Term duration and timings:

Classes run every month over a weekend in Woodhouse or Quorn near Loughborough. Easily accessible from Leicester, Loughborough, Ashby and Coalville and surrounding towns and villages. It is easily accessible across Leicestershire  within 30 minutes. Couples book to attend from across the area.

These classes are either 4 week evening courses held on Mondays at 6.30pm or full weekend Saturday and Sunday Courses commencing at 10am. Refreshments and information packages are included.

Private sessions are available tailored to your needs. Please email Amy for further information (amy-stacey@thedaisyfoundation.com).

We recommend securing your class in advance as early in your pregnancy as after your scan as places do fill up with many couples booking far in advance!

Who should attend Daisy Parent antenatal classes:

Daisy Parent classes are designed for mums and their birth partners and are ideally suited from 25 weeks pregnant onwards whether it’s your first or third baby.

They are a really popular choice for parents to be, particularly first time parents who are looking for one class that covers all they need for birth and baby plus some extras! As well as ongoing support from the antenatal teacher, a community group for support, friendship from the group members attending too! This course covers all bases!

To secure a place please book online in advance. Places do fill up. People book anytime after their first scan.  To book please click on the link at the side or scroll down depending on your device and follow the steps. Various dates are available. 

I hope to meet you very soon and support you to prepare for your birth and baby’s arrival!

Additional information

Daisy Parent 2023 weekend course

18 -19 March 2023, 16th and 22nd April, 13-14 May 2023, 17-18 June 2023

7. Daisy Parent: Birth and Baby Antenatal class for couples Weekend Courses



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