Antenatal Classes

Amba Yoga Dorset

Yoga, Pregnancy Yoga, Post natal ‘mum and baby’ Yoga, Midwife/Yoga led antenatal Classes with integrated hypnosis for pregnancy and birth and more.

For more information contact 07866 053360.



Baby Calm

Prenatal and postnatal workshops, supporting parents in Dorset understand their babies needs, how to meet these needs and how to parent calmly.

For more information contact Mary-Clare Buckle on 07775656782.

Best Births Midwife & Hypnobirthing

I am a registered midwife and hypnobirthing practitioner based in Poole. I work with women and their birth partners helping them to understand the changes they will experience in pregnancy and prepare for birth and parenthood.

To get in touch with any questions call Michelle Irving on 01202 625677.

Free Spirit Holistic Therapies

Run by Katy Wise, Free Spirit Holistic Therapies offers a range of classes and therapies in Bournemouth, Poole and the surrounding areas. From Pregnancy and Post-natal Yoga, Birth Rehearsal workshops, Baby Massage, Baby Yoga and much more. 

For more information, please contact Katy Wise on 07887526439.

Hypnobirthing Dorset

Hypnobirthing courses in Bournemouth, Dorset.

For further details contact Rose on 07766 167095.


Kim Jones Pregnancy Yoga

Pregnancy yoga, hypnobirthing, active birth preparation, breath and relaxation classes and more.

For more information e-mail

Lucinda Holman IBCLC

A certified lactation consultant in Dorset. Meeting you wherever you are in your breastfeeding journey.

For further details contact Lucinda on 079 3277 1987.

Lucy Ruddle IBCLC

A certified breastfeeding consultant, helping families in Dorset prepare for breastfeeding, and supporting them throughout their feeding journey. Newborn visits, advice on starting solids, telephone consultations and more.

For more details contact Lucy on 07531491739.


Birth preparation classes in Bournemouth, Poole and surrounding areas. Emphasis on preparing both, the mind and body for birth.

Bournemouth Mini First Aid

Would you know what to do in a medical emergency with your baby or child? Mini First Aid classes are for new and expectant parents, grandparents, carers and even children (aged 3-16). The 2-hour class covers CPR, Choking, Burns, Bleeding & Breaks, Bumps, Febrile Convulsions and Meningitis.

For more details, please contact


Talking Babies

Midwife-led antenatal courses and hypnobirthing classes in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole.

For more information please call 0120 397722.

The Daisy Foundation Poole

Pregnancy Yoga, Ante-natal and Active Birth workshops, covering traditional antenatal education as well as induction and medical interventions, should your birth take that route; and Tinies and Wrigglers, a  uniquely integrated classes for mum and baby, including baby massage, baby yoga, baby reflexology and calming techniques.

For more information contact Alex Fulton on 07968 527534.

The Dorset Doulas

We are a group of doulas working independently to provide antenatal, birth and postnatal support in Dorset and surrounding areas we all have different backgrounds and skills meaning we can provide a range of support to pregnant women.

For more information please head to the website to contact your individual Doula.

The Naked Midwives

Unique birth preparation classes for new parents and parents who are about to add a new member to their family. All courses are fun and led by experienced midwives across different venues in Dorset and nearby.

For more details contact Sam: 07725 303032 or Alex: 07590 203607.

The Positive Birth Movement Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

Free of charge discussion groups, led primarily by local doulas who are passionate about birth and positive birth experiences! These groups are an excellent source of support and inspiration for local expectant parents.

For more information contact

The Science of Birth

The Science of Birth is a unique birth preparation programme providing:

Preconception counselling, Antenatal Classes, HypnoBirthing Classes, Doula Support, Infant Feeding Advise, Birth Trauma Counselling and Belly Dancing. Covering Bournemouth, Poole and the New Forest area.

For more details contact Bernadette on 07583 415 293.

Wessex Independent Midwives

Professional private midwives for Ringwood and Surrounding Areas. Other services include birth preparation classes, pregnancy yoga, tongue tie reversal, placenta encapsulation and birth debriefing.

For more details please contact Erika on 07828719278 or Rachel on 07830261160.