Preparing for parenthood

Our preparing for parenthood session offers you advice about your pregnancy, birth, and the period after your baby is born.

It’s led by our midwives and maternity support workers.

You and your partner can take part when you’re at 32 weeks into your pregnancy.

What you'll learn

You’ll learn about:

  • our antenatal support services and we how can help you plan your birth
  • what to expect during labour, including pain relief and your birth
  • infant feeding, wellbeing, and postnatal recovery
  • postnatal support services in Harrow and Brent

If they’re not being used, you may also get a chance to take a look at our facilities.

Time and location

You can join us in our maternity unit at Northwick Park Hospital. Our sessions take place each Saturday, from 10am to 2.30pm. You will need to sign up in advance.

Sign up to our preparing for parenthood session

About you and your pregnancy

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We use this information to book your place in our preparing for parenthood session. If we need to, we will also use this data to update your maternity records and contact information.