– Baby First Aid Workshop (Online)

The Pregnancy and Parents Centre recognises how valuable basic first aid knowledge is as a parent and in general. This is a online non-certificated session and aims to give confidence to parents in dealing with common childhood emergencies. The workshop uses demonstrations, videos, quizzes and class discussions. The course is hands on and participants are […]

– Active Birth Workshops – few spaces left in our final course of the year

Our Active Birth workshops give information and support to pregnant women and their partners in preparation for their births. Our courses run on Sundays from 10am – 4.30pm on the below dates. The next and final course of 2020 will be running on Sunday 13th December.

The suggested donation is £85 per couple. It is […]

– Preparing For Breastfeeding Workshop- 2020 dates announced

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.

– DADS TO BE – last course in December *Sign up now*

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 […]

– WE CANNOT ACCEPT ANY CLOTHES, EQUIPMENT OR NAPPY DONATIONS

Hello everyone,

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 […]

– Black Lives Matter

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 […]

– All OUR SESSIONS ARE ONLINE NOW!!!!

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 […]

– Our new home: read all about it here

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 […]

– Vacancies for members of our Board of Trustees

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 […]