• Honest, evidence based, and realistic accounts from practising midwives with first hand experience. 

  • Intimate groups of up to eight couples. Friendships blossom through WhatsApp groups and regular meet-ups.

  • Classes are interactive and dynamic, and provide plenty of opportunity for questions and  discussion.

  • Held in a private room in a pub for a relaxed atmosphere. 

  • 50/50 split of content covering labour and birth, and early days with a baby

  • Tailor made handbooks 'Path to Birth' and the '4th Trimester'.

  • Stay for dinner following two of the classes (lunch on weekend courses).

  • Two of our previous couples return to tell their Birth Stories.

  • We provide useful links following each class and unlimited email support from Emily and Vicky.

  •  Enable couples to feel confident in making informed choices for themselves and their new babies.

Please click on links to find out more about your local group and book with us:


  • Week 1:  Signs and process of labour and birth. Where to give birth: home, birth centre, or hospital?

  • Week 2: Coping strategies and Pain relief. An Introduction to Hypnobirthing and Aromatherapy. 

  • Week 3: If birth doesn't go as planned, and the birth partner’s role. Two couples come back to tell their birth story! Stay for dinner!

  • Week 4: Early days with your baby, recovery time, looking after yourself and your baby, and life as new parents.

  • Week 5: Feeding your baby: Breastfeeding - what to expect, how to do it, and common problems. Bottle feeding - with expressed breast milk or formula.

  • Week 6:  Common practicalities such as swaddling, bathing and nappy changing, along with a babywearing taster with Rachel from  London Slings.  Stay for dinner! 

Our intensive weekend courses cover all these topics over two days at The Half Moon Pub, Herne Hill.


You can join The Group at any time following your 12 week scan (when your due date is confirmed). We advise that you join a group where the last date session is at least 3 weeks before your baby's due date. If you are not sure which course to choose, then contact us and we will be happy to advise you.


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Please contact us if you do not live close to East Dulwich, Forest Hill or Herne Hill and would like to register your interest in your local area.