Classes and drop-in sessions

Our face-to-face antenatal classes have been cancelled until further notice to help reduce the spread of coronavirus.

Your birth journey

Our midwives have recorded some podcasts about your birth journey in some of our most spoken languages*:

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Apps, books, and more information

There’s lots of information out there about your pregnancy – here are some of our favourites:

Information booklets for mums and families

We’ve worked with other NHS organisations in north west London to give you the best advice, early on in your pregnancy, close to you. They're available in a range of languages including Arabic, Gujarati, Polish and Punjabi:

Find out more about maternity services in north west London

Mum and baby app

North west London’s free mum and baby app, available on Android and Apple, isn’t just a source of great information.

It helps you:

  • choose where you’d like to give birth in north west London
  • set your own personalised plan for pregnancy, birth, and beyond

Get the app now

Or, simply search ‘mum and baby’ to get started

Pregnancy and baby at NHS.uk

From conception to birth, and everything in between and beyond, NHS.uk’s website is full of information.

Visit NHS.uk maternity and pregnancy information

Other classes and sessions

Online antenatal baby feeding classes

Join our online classes to learn all about feeding your baby. The sessions are led by infant leading experts, lactation specialists, and health visitors.

They take place in the evening between 7.30pm and 9pm.

Book your place by:

  • emailing Julie (infant feeding lead in Harrow)
  • calling 07889232460.

You will learn about:

  • the first feed
  • establishing breastfeeding
  • building a milk supply
  • different ways to hold baby
  • common breastfeeding problems
  • responsive feeding
  • pumping & expressing
  • bottle feeding
  • your baby’s brain
  • and there's always time for questions.

Question and answer sessions with our midwives

Each Friday at 10am, Northwick Park Hospital Maternity Voices Partnership hosts a question and answer session with our midwives.

Join us if you have any questions about your care, scans, tests, and your choices.

We can't help with specific medical questions, but if you're unable to contact your consultant or midwife, we can help put you in touch.

Join us online every Friday at 10am.

Ealing Early Start team

Speak to your Early Start health visitor for more information about classes and sessions in Ealing.

Breast feeding Harrow

Breastfeeding Harrow has plenty of classes for mums and dads, including sessions for mums under 25.

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Talk and tour at Northwick Park Hospital

Take a look around our birth centre and meet our staff at our talk and tour drop-in sessions.

Tours take place every Saturday from 12.30pm to 1.30pm.

Report to the birth centre, level 6 maternity block, Northwick Park Hospital.

Your birth partner is welcome to attend with you, but please do not bring children.

No need to book - just turn up.