East Lancashire

Run by local parents, we offer support, information and friendship to new parents and parents-to-be. We are a friendly bunch who like to welcome new people.

Bumps and Babies Groups (babies under 1yr)

Our popular and long standing Bumps and Babies group is a fabulous place for expectant and new parents and babies to make friends and pick up tips about parenthood, local events and much more. You do not need to be an NCT member or a breastfeeding Mum to come to our groups, everyone is welcome!

Bumps & Babies Burnley is held every Wednesday 1pm - 2.30pm at Padiham Road Methodist Church Hall, Brassey Street, Burnley. The group is hosted by Alex and Lucy, breastfeeding support is available.

Bumps & Babies Clitheroe is held every Thursday 10.30am-12.30pm in the cafe area at The Grand, York Street, Clitheroe. The group is hosted by Lisa and Carol, breastfeeding support is available.


Babies and beyond (babies and children >1yr)

We have recently started a new regular weekly session for older babies/toddlers/preschoolers at 4Kids play centre, Clitheroe. This takes place on Thursdays from 10.30am-12.30 and the cost is free for babies, £2.50 for over 1s and includes a hot drink (mention you're with the NCT to get the reduced rate) .

More information on our groups is available via the 'Events Search' link on the right hand side of this page or join us on Facebook where you can also ask questions to other local parents.

Antenatal Classes

Our locally run Antenatal classes are designed to help you focus on your pregnancy and get you ready for labour and birth. They're also a great place to meet other parents-to-be. Our classes are booked according to your due date, so you'll get to meet a group of parents whose babies will be born at a similar time.

Our teachers liaise with local midwives and have a good relationship with the local maternity services teams. East Lancashire is very lucky to have a fabulous Birth Centre in Blackburn (opened 6th September 2010) as well as a new Mother and Baby unit which opened in Burnley in November 2010.

Our course format varies, we currenlty run courses at Blackburn Birth Centre and Springwood Childrens Centre, Whalley. 

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Depending on your circumstances, we have several payment options available. Please speak to the course organiser in confidence for more details. There are discounts of 10% - 90% available for under 18s, students, those with a household income under £26,000 and those on benefits.

Call Helen - 0208 752 9008 please leave a message or email: bookings2b@nct.org.uk


Further Info

For more information about our branch and the NCT in East Lancashire please call/text Louise on 07849 663365

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East Lancashire contacts

Main branch contact:
Tel: 07849 663365 | Email: NCTeastlancs@yahoogroups.com

Next event

Date: Tue, 12/08/2014 - 19:00 | Venue: Red Triangle Cafe

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