Read our latest press releases and media comments.

Latest news

Released on: 11/01/2021

NCT responds to today’s strategy announced by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) to improve information for pregnant and breastfeeding women

Released on: 06/01/2021

The announcement of a new national lockdown for England this week has left many parents with questions and concerns.

Released on: 16/12/2020

In response to NHS England’s latest guidance on maternity services during the coronavirus pandemic, Elizabeth Duff, Senior Policy Adviser, NCT, said:

Released on: 07/12/2020

NCT is helping new parents across the UK meet face-to-face to get much needed support from other mums and dads.  

Released on: 19/11/2020

NCT is delighted to have appointed the equality and social justice charity brap as an external partner to help affect a major culture shift in its equality, diversity and inclusion practices. Together with the formation of a charity-wide Diversity Network, this is the next step in a comprehensive and reinvigorated plan of work to improve, update and embed the charity’s approach to equality, diversity and inclusion.

Released on: 16/11/2020

In response to today’s survey from the Royal College of Midwives which found the safety of maternity services under serious threat, Angela McConville, Chief Executive, NCT, said:

Released on: 22/09/2020

NCT was delighted to attend an engagement event hosted by the Duchess of Cambridge today, focusing on the value of peer support for new parents’ mental health.

Released on: 11/09/2020

Following the changes to Covid-19 guidance in England and Scotland this week, Sarah McMullen, Director of Impact and Engagement, NCT, said:

Released on: 25/08/2020

In response to a rapid review from MBRRACE-UK about recent maternal deaths and actions needed to improve management of COVID-19, Sarah McMullen, Director of Impact and Engagement, NCT, said:

Released on: 31/07/2020

Due to the tremendous efforts of our staff, practitioners and volunteers, NCT, the UK’s largest charity for parents, evolved rapidly in response to Covid-19 to continue to support pregnant women, their partners and new families and meet rising demand for our services.

Courses & workshops

NCT Antenatal course

Find out more

NCT Antenatal refresher course

Find out more

Local activities and meetups

NCT Membership
Support NCT Charity by becoming a member
Excited couple holding pregnancy test
Sign up to our weekly Pregnancy & Baby Guide