What is a Preparing for Breastfeeding workshop?
Many pregnant women and their partners have told us that they worry about breastfeeding – they have heard stories of mothers encountering problems when breastfeeding. They know that breastfeeding is healthy for mothers and babies, but often they don’t know much about the practicalities.
Becoming a parent, particularly for the first time, is an emotional experience. It is a very important time for both mum and dad-to-be but expectant dads sometimes feel left out of pregnancy and not involved in the birth.
“For me the course was a lifeline. Previously I wasn’t sure even which questions to ask or […]
As many of you will know, we are in the midst of a move to our new home and so we are unable to accept any donations of clothes, equipment, toys, books or other items that will require us to physically move.
We will let you know when donations can be accepted as […]
In making this statement, we acknowledge that, as a group of white women we speak from a position of privilege. This statement is intended to show support and solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement. If any of the following causes offence, please tell us – we promise to listen.
In the aftermath […]
Our sessions and groups were suspended face to face on 17th March 2020 following guidelines from the UK and Scottish Government but fear not! We are running our groups and sessions online and whilst we can’t offer you the lovely homely atmosphere of our centre (and our renowned tea and biscuits) we can offer you […]
February 2020 update:
Renovations in our new home at the Pleasance are well underway!
We’ve been working hard to make our new home just as homely as our current premises at Lower Gilmore Place.
We hope that the renovations will be completed during the last two weeks of this month, so that we can start […]
We are very keen to broaden the diversity and breadth of our Board of Trustees, in order to better represent all those who use or could use our services. The Trustees are a group of volunteers who are responsible for the good governance and strategic direction of the PPC. The centre is about to undergo […]