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Having a Baby programme

This programme is delivered by Midwives, Family centres, Health Visitors and the Infant feeding service. 

The sessions are suitable for any mum or partner-to-be and are run in community bases.

Sessions are held at various times including in the evening and at weekends. The programme is four 2 hour sessions.

 As most of the information is specific to the services offered in Barnsley it is not be suitable for women who do not live in Barnsley.


Our programme includes

•Baby’s development throughout pregnancy

•Keeping both you and your baby healthy in pregnancy

•What makes a good parent?

•Active Birth, top tips for labour

•Coping skills for labour

•Practical tips for life with a new baby including bathing, nappy changing, handling your baby

•Infant feeding

•Baby’s brain development

•Safe sleeping

•Tips for coping with a crying baby and what to expect in the early weeks


To book a place, email the details below to   or phone the Jump Family Centre 01226 748805 or 07717720515 and ask to speak to the ‘Having a Baby’ team.


We need to know:

•Your name

•Your date of birth

•Your telephone number

•Your email address (If you use this)

•Your address and postcode

•The date your baby is due


Once this information is received we will send you an invitation to the ‘Having a Baby’ programme in your area, either by email or by post.  

Early booking essential.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Having a Baby team

Where to go

Family Centres throughout Barnsley
South Yorkshire

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Last updated on 06/02/2020
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