Local Support

Bradford Choices is the 2nd Tuesday of the month, beginning at 7.30pm.  You can call Ruth on tel. 07824 990 345  for more information and venue.

Wharfedale Birth Choices Group meets at Ilkley Children’s Centre, on the 3rd Saturday of the month at 10:30am. Would love to see you there, and please do help us get the word out by inviting friends and colleagues to join the group. Speak to Caroline for more information HERE or find them on Facebook HERE

Huddersfield Birth Support Group meet on the third Thursday of the month at the home of Karen Himendra, 58 Longcroft, Almondbury, HD5 8XW. A small, friendly, informal group – come along for help, advice and support on the services available for Mums-to-be in Huddersfield area. Call Karen on 07702 706711 for directions. New members very welcome.

Calderdale Home Birth Support Group meet every six weeks. Find them on Facebook HERE

Leeds and Bradford Caesarean and VBAC Support Group. A ‘peer’ support group for women and their partners and children who are considering caesarean, who have had a caesarean and want to discuss their emotions relating to their experience, for women planning another baby or already pregnant and wondering about their options and choices to birth normally next time around. Click HERE to go to their Facebook Page.

Harrogate Homebirth Support Group. 3rd Sunday of the month, 10.30am – 12noon. Contact Margaret on 0757 401675 or Email: margaret.clough@ntlworld.com

Leeds Choices – Beechtree Kindergarten, Moor Road, LS6 4DB Leeds Choices is known as Leeds Homebirth Group and runs the second Sunday morning of the month, facilitated by Kerry Murphy. There are toys and the room is child friendly. Donations are requested to help cover the cost of the room and refreshments. Call Kerry on 07979 400033 for info and directions or email HERE.

Manchester Homebirth Group. Contact Jay Stratford on 0161 439 8505 or 07807 189562  or email: bethandtash@hotmail.com.

Wakefield Choices Meets at 8pm on the first Monday of the month at different locations in Wakefield.  We are a friendly, supportive lay group helping parents-to-be to work through their options and to find our more about their choices in Wakefield, and to discuss the various services available.  Children unable to be left are welcome.  No charge.  Please call or text Emma on 07967 569282.

Choices in York is known as the local homebirth group for women and their partners who want a home birth or are thinking about it and want more info. Other birth choices are discussed, ie 3rd stage/ Vit k, induction / water/ tens/ hypnobirthing. The York contact is Alison Goodwin 01904 799097. Generally the meetings are held on the first Monday of the month.

Sheffield HomeBirth Group go to www.sheffieldhomebirth.org.uk  or contact Michelle Barnes mmmbarnes@blueyonder.co.uk