Find postnatal classes in Hertfordshire on our comprehensive directory. Discover new parent courses focused on babycare and bonding, or postnatal fitness.

New Parent Courses and Postnatal Classes in Hertfordshire

 

Parent Courses

The Alban Way Children’s Centres Postnatal Group
Marshalswick, Sherwood Avenue Recreation Ground, St Albans, Herts, AL4 9QL
The Alban Way Community Outreach Venue, Samuel Ryder Academy, Drakes Drive, St Albans, Herts, AL1 5AR
Baby Massage is an enjoyable and fun experience for both baby and parent/carer.  The benefits include enhancing the bond between parent and baby; relieves colic, wind, constipation and teething pain; soothes restless babies and improves baby’s sleep.
01727 260041
[email protected]
www.albanway.org.uk

All About Second-timers
Borehamwood
Ideally suited for parents with toddlers/pre-schoolers who are expecting their second child, our course not only covers both a birth and babycare refresher but will provide you with the knowledge, tools and confident to support your toddler through transition of becoming a sibling. In addition we will help prepare you for life with two.
0781 366 0916

 

All About Sleep
Your own home – North-West London and Hertfordshire
This unique sleep workshop can take place in the comfort of your own home. Particularly popular with antenatal groups, we work around you, to find a time and a venue that best suits. Suitable for parents of babies aged 0-6 months, this workshop will help you set your little one on the right track for a good nights sleep. We aim to help you understand your child’s natural sleep patterns and to equip you with the information and tools to teach your child the skills of self-settling to sleep.
0781 366 0916

 

All About Postnatal
Mill Hill
This 6-week course for 0-6 month olds covers a variety of parenting topics. Come join us for coffee, cake and a chance for some expert advice. Our sessions are friendly, informal and we hope you will not only gain some new knowledge but some new friends too.
Cost: £60 for the whole course or £15 per session
0781 366 0916

 

All About Weaning
Your own home – North-West London and Hertfordshire
Our weaning workshops can take place in the comfort of your own home. Particularly popular with antenatal groups, we work around you, to find a time and a venue that best suits. This workshop will leave you feeling confident and prepared for weaning. You will also receive 4 weeks email support to help you as you embark on this wonderful stage with your little one.
0781 366 0916

 

Artskool Academy – Postnatal Arty Mornings
51 The Crescent, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL6 9JG
An opportunity to express and create artworks with emotion after the birth of your baby. Within this safe and nurturing environment – a beautiful art experience is created with relaxation exercises , guidance and a wide variety of art materials. Meet other mums and tap into your creative soul. With guidance and lots of art materials – you will create a special artwork to document this special time with new baby.
01438 718075 – 07890 575828

 

BabyCalm and ToddlerCalm
Hatfield, Hertford, Welwyn Garden City
BabyCalm™ is a unique concept, presented through classes and literature, that aims to empower new parents to raise their baby with confidence. BabyCalm™ helps new parents understand how to calm their baby’s crying, avoid colic and aid restful sleep; turning crying babies and stressed parents into calmer babies and happier parents!
Becky Bohan

 

ToddlerCalm
Hitchin & Royston
ToddlerCalm is here to help. We support parents of children aged 1 to 4 years old with a range of classes.  We’ll help you to understand your toddler and their brain development. You’ll learn lots of gentle techniques that can lead to a more harmonious relationship.

 

Daisy Baby
Bishops Stortford, Chorleywood, Harpenden, Hatfield, Hertford, Hitchin, Knebworth, New Barnet, Rickmansworth, St Albans, Ware, Watford, Welwyn Garden City
Daisy Baby™ Positive touch and movement for mum and baby. Our range of Daisy Baby classes are perfect for Mum and baby, offering everything you could possibly need in one perfect little package.
Visit the website to find your local class.

 

NCT North Herts
Covers the Stevenage, Hitchin, Letchworth and Baldock areas, including surrounding villages.
We are a very active and friendly branch with over 600 members. All of our local services are run by volunteers, many of whom have become involved after being helped by the NCT themselves. Postnatal classes include Bumps and Babies, Baby and Toddler Groups, Mini Trekkers, Baby First Aid, Breastfeeding Drop-ins, and Baby Massage.
01462 412057

 

NCT St Albans and District
We are an active branch run by a enthusiastic team of volunteers and alongside our antenatal and postnatal courses we aim to offer parents support in all baby-related issues. Postnatal classes include Bumps and Babies, Coffee Mornings and Support Classes, & Baby and Toddler First Aid.
0300 330 0700

 

Hertfordshire Parenting Courses
A number of evidence-based parenting programmes are commissioned and delivered across the county to support families who for whatever reasons are finding it more difficult to meet their parenting responsibilities. Other specialist programmes are commissioned which address the needs of specific groups of parents, for example parents with learning disabilities, or parents of children with special needs.

 

New Parent Courses
Hertford and Villages Children’s Centres
Hertford and VillagesChildren’s Centres offer many courses to support new parents, including parenting skills, breastfeeding support groups, baby massage courses, postnatal pilates, introducing solids, and first aid for babies and children. Priority will be given to families who live in the Hertford and Villages Children’s Centre Group area. A mixture of paid and fee-charging sessions.
[email protected]

 

Support Groups

 

Baby Feeding Support at Carmenta Life
Carmenta Life, Chesham House (Ground floor), Church Lane, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 2AX
FREE drop-in Baby Feeding Support sessions on Thursday afternoons 1pm-3pm. Meet other mums for friendship and support over a hot drink and biscuits or cakes! Home visits can be arranged if necessary.
01442 872591

 

Catriona Muir Breastfeeding Support
In your own home – London and Hertfordshire
In my role as a Lactation Consultant, I provide breastfeeding support and advice at home to new parents; when extra help is needed in establishing good breastfeeding, or when problems arise. I also offer private antenatal breastfeeding preparation sessions, again at home, where parents learn the basic principles of breastfeeding, enabling them to have an understanding of what to expect in the early days with their new baby and to get breastfeeding off to the best start.

 

Harpenden Breastfeeding Support
Harpenden Children’s Centre at Southdown, Dark Lane, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 1QB
Providing support by mothers for mothers in and around Harpenden.

 

Harpenden Sling Library
Harpenden Children’s Centre at Southdown, Dark Lane, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 1QB
Providing sling and baby carrier hire in and around Harpenden.
07742 528207

 

Hertfordshire Postnatal Illness Support
Our charity works with families across Hertfordshire offering support, information and suggestions on how to cope with postnatal illness and its effects on the family. Monthly group meetings take place on an evening to provide space away from the home, babies and family. The group meets in a home setting to provide an informal space for discussion, friendship and support. Hot food and drinks provided.
01727 826627 or 01727 823466

 

Postnatal Fitness Classes

 

Beez Kneez Postnatal Fitness
Carmenta Life, Chesham House (Ground floor), Church Lane, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 2AX
These pregnancy fitness classes provide exercises to improve core stability, strength, reduce the risk of diastasis recti and improve overall fitness to help with the endurance of birth.  The postnatal exercise classes give you the right exercises to restrengthen your core and flatten your stomach muscles, lose the baby weight and tone up all over.
07711 516442 or 01442 461670

 

Beginner’s Buggy Boot Camp
Rothamsted Park, Leyton Road, Harpenden, AL5 2HU
Camp Green runs an outdoor fitness class specifically designed for women who are new to exercise – or giving it another go. If you like the idea of getting into shape, but something is holding you back, this class is for you. Perhaps you’re worried you never exercised before.Or you’re concerned you’re overweight or too unfit to begin. Don’t worry – our boot camp gives you the chance to exercise with other women in a safe, supportive environment, at a level that suits you.
07771 721 934

 

BootyFit
Baldock, Stevenage, Woolmer Green (check website for newly added venues)
BootyFit provides female fitness classes for all women looking to firm & tone legs, tums and bums for an all over body workout in a fun, social, outdoor environment full of fresh air! As we cater for all women of varying fitness levels including postnatal mums, each class is easily adapted for every level of fitness and we alternate exercises according to the group and individual needs so that everyone can work at their own pace.
07966 287091

 

Buggy Circuits at Wodson Park
Wodson Park Sports & Leisure Centre, Wadesmill Road, Ware, Hertfordshire, SG12 0UQ
A postnatal fitness programme for mums with their babies in their buggies. A great way to get fit and lose weight, make friends and a great way to avoid or alleviate symptoms of post-natal depression. Workouts cater for all fitness levels containing cardio and strength training intervals. This can include walking or running, exercises to improve your posture, muscle strength and fitness levels which have been effected by pregnancy and childbirth.
01920 487091

 

BuggyFit – West Herts
Wendover Woods (Main Car Park) & Aston Clinton Park (Gravel Car Park)
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!
Kelly Coward – 07930 959266

 

BuggyFit – St Albans
Fleetville Recreation Ground, Royal Road, St.Albans, Herts, AL1 4QL
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!
Contact Jo Hill

 

BuggyFit – Hitchin
Butts Close, Hitchin
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!
Contact Gemma Foley

 

Fit Mums
Highfield Oval off Ambrose Lane, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 4BX
Fit Mums is THE place for mums in Harpenden to connect, get fit, have fun and create meaningful friendships during the transition into motherhood. All classes are led by YMCA trained Personal Trainer and Pre & Postnatal Certified Instructor David Hulford (father of 5!) with 20+ years of fitness experience!
07866719636

 

Flirty Fitness
Kings Langley & Hemel Hempstead
If you are looking for Pregnancy Pilates Classes or Pilates for Mummies in Herts, then you are in the right place – I specialise in antenatal and postnatal exercise! My  clients come from Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Watford, Tring and surrounding  areas to work out with me and to meet like-minded Mums-to-be and Mummies.
07833 511720

 

Mums of Steel
Abbots Langley, Borehamwood, Bushey, Shenley, Potters Bar, Rickmansworth, Radlett
Mums of Steel are leading experts in Ante & Post Natal Fitness.  All of our classes allow you to bring your baby with you and focus on fun and fitness!   In every class you will get great results through dynamic and effective exercise all taught by our professional qualified ante/post natal instructions.
07709 342329

 

Oli Spicer Pre & Post Natal Fitness
Harpenden
I am a great believer in the substantial benefits of exercising during and after pregnancy. With a qualification in pre and post-natal exercise, I can devise safe and enjoyable training sessions to suit your needs.
07875 006432

 

Postnatal Body Refine at Breathing Space
Breathing Space, 2 Thompsons Close, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 4ES
At Bodyrefine, our services include: post-pregnancy corrective exercise and deep-tissue, remedial massage. Our primary objective post-natally is to realign your body, ensuring it functions correctly again, free of discomfort. Failing to do so, post- pregnancy will eventually lead to further problems, short and long-term prompting pain, injury and affecting morale.
01582 462223 or 07748 778515

 

Starfit Buggy Bootcamp
Starfit Studio Hollards Farm, Codicote Road, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL6 9UH
Personal Trainers fully qualified in pre & postnatal exercise and nutrition. Focus on results while having FUN! Get fit, lose weight, and make friends.
07841 703310

 

Stones Postnatal Fitness
Classes in Chorleywood and the surrounding area
A progressive programme specifically designed to improve/regain fitness, reach personal goals and help the body adapt to the added demands of motherhood during the first year. The sessions will teach correct posture and technique for walking with buggies at the pace needed to make a difference. Special consideration to the pelvic floor, core strength and main muscle groups is given.
07973 890555

 

Postnatal Pilates

 

Bluebird Postnatal Pilates 
Whitwell (near Welwyn / Hitchin), Hertfordshire
Pilates offers one of the best ways to help your body recover from your pregnancy and get back into shape after having your baby. My specialist programme is designed specifically for new mums – focusing on rehabilitation and recovery, as well as realigning the body and posture, and also toning your whole body back into shape – banish that jelly belly!
07961 858 696

 

Bonfitness Pilates
Abington Pigotts, Arrington, Baldock, Barkway, Buntingford, Guilden Morden, Kelshall, Melbourn, Reed, Therfield, Whaddon
Pilates and its benefits Pilates is a whole body workout Holistic approach to health and wellbeing. Pilates is also suited to ante- and post natal women. If you have any questions regarding Pilates please feel free to contact me.
07867 675 389

 

Intelligent Pilates Post Natal Restoration
St. Albans, Herts
Once you are ready to get moving, Intelligent Pilates offers a targeted Post Natal Restoration programme that will help you to ease gently and successfully back into shape. Our Pilates for new mums focuses on: A series of core stability and trunk strengthening exercises for use for 24 months after the birth of your baby, gentle post-operative rehabilitation, how to self-test and correct diastasis recti, resolution of general pelvic and low back pain, foot and ankle restoration exercises, nutrition tips, walking programme.
07814 348 656

 

Lovett Postnatal Pilates
East Barnet, High Barnet, New Barnet, Potters Bar
A class specifically for new or not so new mums & babies are welcome as well. An effective and specific programme designed to provide safe post – natal abdominal retraining, pelvic floor re- education & retraining, back strengthening and realigning as well as the all important stretch & relaxation section to finish off with. Classes can be joined at any point, just call in advance to check availabilty. Max 14 student.
07852 760720

 

Mums and Babies Pilates
All Saints Studios, Allbright House, 156 St.Albans Rd, Sandridge, St Albans, Herts, AL4 9LP
Come along to our Mums and Babies class held on a Wednesday morning at All Saints Studios, Sandridge road (near DJ Jungles). The studio is light and airy.  The venue has lots of parking , baby changing facilities and even a kitchen for a cuppa after class). The classes run in 4 week blocks and are very friendly, sociable class with a relaxed atmosphere.
07745 227505

 

Pilates in Harpenden
Lourdes Hall & Roundwood Park Secondary School
Pilates in Harpenden is run by Slavica Stewart. I offer group and private sessions in Harpenden and surrounding areas.
0791 207 1406

 

Pilates with Angela – Pre & Postnatal
Kinsbourne Common Hall, 453 Luton Rd, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 3QE
My classes are suitable for beginners, improvers, older adults, pregnant ladies, postnatal mums and those rehabilitating.
0774 7778575

 

The Pilates Pod
Suite 4, 107 Bancroft, Hitchin, Herts, SG5 1NB
Our instructors are not only great Pre and Post natal Pilates teachers, but we are also specialists from Carolyn Anthony’s Centre of Womens Health for helping with things such as healing for Caesarean section, Diastasis Recti (abdominal separation) and Pelvic Floor Dyfunction and weakness. The Pilates Pod is a multi award winning company (having won 7 awards including Best Pilates studio in Herts, 2nd best studio in UK, Top 100 UK businesses) offering Classical and Contemporary approaches to Pilates in a dedicated studio environment. 
01462 338 002

 

Postnatal Pilates
Beane Valley Children’s Centre, Clappers Lane, Watton at Stone, Herts, SG14 3QA
A 6 week course for new mums and their babies. The classes will focus on improving posture, strengthening abdominals and pelvic floor and to help you deal with the demands of motherhood. No Childcare needed as babies come too, from 6 weeks to crawling. £30 for the 6 week course.
07710408974

 

Postnatal Pilates at Carmenta Life
Carmenta Life, Chesham House (Ground floor), Church Lane, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 2AX
Come along with your baby to strengthen, shape up and stretch out. The class is suitable for complete beginners and babies are welcome until they are mobile. Due to popularity of the class it is run on a course basis for 5 weeks, costing £40 and pre-booking is required.
0775 1234899

 

Vikki Davis Pilates
Welwyn village, Herts
“Postnatal Pilates – Bring the Baby” is a delightful class which will help mum’s get back to fitness by gently introducing the correct exercises in order to re-balance the pelvic organs after carrying a baby and childbirth.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet other Mums too.
07956 157956

 

Your Pilates – Pre and Postnatal
Quaker Meeting House, 7 Upper Lattimore Road, St. Albans, Herts, AL1 3UD
Kinsbourne Common Hall, Luton Road, Harpenden, Herts, AL5 3QE
I gained my specialist Pregnancy and Postnatal qualification with the Pilates Foundation. I love working with women at this wonderful time and I am committed and passionate about giving you the tools for a healthy pregnancy, birth and beyond!
07958 556 455

 

Postnatal Yoga

 

Babywearing Yoga Classes
Carmenta Life, Chesham House (Ground floor), Church Lane, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 2AX
Babywearing Yoga classes are suitable for anyone that enjoys wearing their baby, but if you’ve recently given birth please wait for your 6 week check (or 10 weeks in the case of a C-section). In class we will review sling safety, practice various breathing techniques, and move gently through yoga poses that are safe for everyone.
01442 872591

 

Natal Wellbeing Ante and Postnatal Yoga
Chorleywood and Croxley
Restabilise, reactivate, restrengthen – mum and baby group classes and private classes.
07967 659225

 

Post-Natal Yoga & Baby Massage
The Letchworth Centre for Healthy Living, Rosehill Hospital, Hitchin Rd, Letchworth Garden City, Herts, SG6 3NA
In this post-natal Yoga class you will learn to massage your baby and provide a loving, fun and positive interaction that has been proven to nurture a baby’s health and development. One hour of post-natal Yoga will follow exercising and strengthening core muscles and easing tightness in shoulders and upper backs.
01462 678804

 

Postnatal Yoga at Carmenta Life
Carmenta Life, Chesham House (Ground floor), Church Lane, Berkhamsted, Herts HP4 2AX
Come along with your baby to strengthen, shape up and stretch out. The class is suitable for complete beginners and babies are welcome until they are mobile. Due to popularity of the class it is run on a course basis for 5 weeks, costing £40 and pre-booking is required.
07951 440255

 

YogaBellies Kings Langley & Wimbledon
Rucklers Lane Village Hall, Rucklers Lane, Kings Langley, WD4 8AY
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. We offer class and water based sessions where baby is never left to one side and is integral part of your sessions and your new life as a mother.
07894 561964

 

Yoga by Mala
Cassio Metro Studio, Linden Avenue, Watford, Herts, WD18 7AY
I run variety of yoga classes around the week in Watford from beginners class to advanced. These classes are suitable for men and women. I also offer a specialist yoga for pregnancy and post natal mum & baby yoga and Baby Massage.
07881 966073

 

The Yoga Hall Baby and Postnatal Yoga
11 Hatfield Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 3RR
Baby Yoga classes at The Yoga Hall are a welcoming place to connect with your baby through movement and touch. Post Natal Yoga and Baby Yoga are interspersed throughout the class encouraging both mother and baby to be present in the body in order to understand and relate to each other. Classes combine flowing movement, songs, games, holds and lifts in a relaxed environment.

 

Yoga 4 You – Mother and Baby
36 Dulwich Way, Croxley Green, Herts, WD3 3PY
St Martins Church, Eastcote Road, Ruislip, HA4 8DG
Mum & baby combined baby massage and postnatal yoga. From 6 week check up (or as appropriate) up to babies crawling.
07905 410431

 

Yummy Yoga for Mum and Baby
Loudwater Farm, Loudwater Lane, Croxley Green, Rickmansworth, Herts, WD3 4HG
Yummy Yoga love babies and yoga so our Mum & Baby Yoga classes are a joy! These classes are very popular and fill up quickly so do book early to avoid disappointment.
07765 171538