All you need to know

When you are expecting a baby, it's the perfect time to connect with us at HappyMOMents. We are here to support your parenting journey right from conception:

  • HappyMOMents Support
  • Birthing Options
  • Pregnancy Apps & Resources
  • Pregnancy Apps & Resources
  • Faith-Based resources for pregnancy
  • Baby supplies

In Kirklees, once you have taken a pregnancy test at home, book an appointment with the midwife at your GP's surgery before you are 8 weeks pregnant. Your midwife will help you navigate the local maternity services and systems. 

HappyMOMents Support

The HappyMOMents Team offers you wellbeing support during your pregnancy, as well as specialised expert advice from our Positive Birthing  instructors through our antenatal classes.

You can also contact Originatal, Little Lavender Birth School, Bloom 'n' Birth or Awoken Birth for more support.

Our Whatsapp groups give you instant access to our experienced team as well as hundreds of local Moms who are happy to share their experiences to help you get through yours

Birthing Options

Discuss where you want to deliver your baby with your midwife.  Local options in MidYorkshire Trust are:

  • Freestanding birth centre at Dewsbury and District Hospital called the Bronte Birth Centre (reopening Mid 2024)
  • Alongside birth centre at Pinderfields Hospital
  • Hospital labour ward at Pinderfields Hospital
  • Home birth service

Pregnancy Apps & Resources

Your Maternity Notes will be on the BadgerNotes App; Make sure this is updated on your phone for easy access to your maternity information and appointments when you need it.

Other local moms recommended the following apps, sites and books as the most useful during their pregnancy:

Emma's Diary
Ina May

Lullaby Trust

Faith-Based Resources For Pregnancy & Labour

Becoming a mother gives a highly respected status, especially within the Islamic Faith. Local moms recommended the following Islamic resources to help you prepare for this special time:
Heaven Under Your Feet: Pregnancy for Muslim Women

Need help with Baby supplies?

Rainbow Baby Bank (Supplying Preloved clothing up to 16 years, baby supplies and support to families in need). Children's clothes & Baby equipment donations are welcome.



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