Postnatal Talks are one of the highly valued and exclusive benefit of NCT Membership. Gather knowledge, insights, and strategies from experienced NCT practitioners on key topics including sleeping, feeding and crying.

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Topics covered

The series of five, live talks are packed with information and support for NCT members with new babies aged 2-6 weeks. Designed to leave new parents feeling reassured and with greater understanding as they adjust to life with their baby, the talks cover these key parenting topics:

Feeding your baby: guides you through feeding cues, responsive feeding, breastmilk supply, signs feeding is going well, mixed feeding and expressing, and parenting at night.

Finding your feet: focuses on common experiences and feelings of adjusting to being a new parent, recovery after birth and changes to family relationships will also be explored. 

Getting to know your baby: helps you understand your newborn’s needs and equips you with ideas on how you can support your baby’s transition from womb to world. 

Newborn Sleep: informs you about the science of infant sleep, leaving you reassured on normal sleep patterns over the first year.

Crying and Communicating: gives you key information about how babies communicate, the reasons for crying and strategies to soothe your baby. 


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Talk schedule

NCT Members can access the series of 5 interactive and engaging 45-minute talks from the comfort of their own home. There's a different talk each week, delivered as a rolling series, held every Thursday at 2pm.

Each talk is led by one of our experienced postnatal practitioners, sharing their knowledge and insight to broaden your understanding whilst giving you the confidence to embrace the rewarding journey with your new baby. There will also be an opportunity for you to have any questions answered at the end of the talk. 


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Parents say

“Fantastic content and plus of being an NCT member. Would recommend as a first time mum.” - Paris

“The talk was realistic with expectations and empathetic - the information was invaluable.”  - Sophie

“A wealth of information from exceptionally knowledgeable presenters, supportive and understanding of all types of situations”  - Stacey

“Very reassuring and helpful. Thanks NCT!”  - Gemma

How to join

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Postnatal Talks are exclusive to NCT Members - just one of the benefits NCT Membership offers to enhance your parenting journey and reward you for supporting NCT Charity.

A 12-month NCT membership for two people at the same address, costs £48 per year (or £12 per quarter) - additional options and discounted membership are also available.


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You can also visit NCT Membership to preview the benefits of NCT Membership, select your options and sign up. To get in touch directly please email us at or phone us on 0300 330 0700 - option 3 (please leave a voicemail for a call back).

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