Bump and Beyond: Antenatal Classes

Classes are available in Hastings and Rother or in Eastbourner Hailsham and Seaford. further details can be found below.

Hastings and Rother

Free antenatal classes for first time pregnant women and partners or support person.

Bump Workshop

(1 session)….Between 16-22 weeks gestation

Discussing fetal development including the human brain, building a loving relationship, lifestyle choices and the changes for the pregnant women.
At East Hastings Children’s Centre. 46-48 Chiltern Drive Hastings TN34 3PZ.

Booking required


Birth & Beyond

Between 28 – 36 weeks’ gestation

Discussing preparation for labour, labour and giving birth, meeting baby,  caring for baby–safe sleep recommendations, crying baby, bathing baby, baby cues and feeding methods
Mental health awareness and support in the community.

Day sessions – 4 weekly sessions …..
At East Hastings Children’s Centre. 46-48 Chiltern Drive Hastings TN34 3PZ.

Evening Classes—2 weekly sessions ….
St Leonard’s Children’s Centre, Clyde Road, St Leonards, TN38 0Q

Booking Required


For ALL pregnant women

Antenatal drop-in sessions at Bexhill Health Centre 2nd, 3rd, 4th Thursday of each month. 

10am – 11.30am. No booking required.

Bexhill Health Centre. Holliers Hill, Bexhill TN40 2DZ
Discussing preparation for labour, labour and giving birth, meeting baby,  caring for baby–safe sleep recommendations, crying baby, bathing baby, baby cues and feeding methods
Mental health awareness and support in the community.

Aquanatal from 16 weeks gestation – Booking required
6 Week Course – Summerfield’s Leisure Pool Hastings


Bumps & babies

Small steps for first time pregnant women under 21 years of age.

6 week Antenatal course/group and postnatal sessions. 26 – 32 weeks gestation
(4-5 courses/groups a year) Looking at topics in both Bump workshop and Birth & Beyond

Hastings Town Children’s Centre Waterworks Rd Hastings TN34 1 RT.


For Bookings call Charlotte and Karen – Children Centre Admin. 01424726450 / 01424726440

Any questions or a referral contact Karen Farrow – Antenatal Specialist Health Practitioner
Mobile 07786111325. E mail [email protected]


Eastbourne, Hailsham & Seaford CCG

Free antenatal classes for first time pregnant women, and partners or support person.

Bump Workshop

(1 session)….Between 16-22 weeks gestation
Discussing fetal development, including the human brain, building a loving relationship, lifestyle choices and the changes for the pregnant women.
Hailsham Children’s Centre Vega Close Hailsham BN27 2JZ
Shinewater Children’s Centre Milfoil Drive BN23 8ED

Booking required


Birth & Beyond

Between 28 – 36 weeks’ gestation
Discussing preparation for labour, labour and giving birth, meeting baby,  caring for baby–safe sleep recommendations, crying baby, bathing baby, baby cues and feeding methods
Mental health awareness and support in the community.

Day sessions – 4 weekly sessions …..
Hailsham Children’s Centre Vega Close Hailsham BN27 2JZ
Shinewater Children’s Centre Milfoil Drive BN23 8ED

Evening Classes—2 weekly sessions …
The Elim Family Centre 1 A Hartfield Rd, Eastbourne BN21 2ET

Booking required



Bumps & babies

Small steps for first time pregnant women under 21 years of age.

6 week Antenatal course/group and postnatal sessions. 26 – 32 weeks gestation (4-5 courses/groups a year) Looking at topics in both Bump workshop and Birth & Beyond

Devonshire Children’s Centre 43 Seaside Rd, Eastbourne BN22 7ND


For Bookings call Charlotte and Karen – Children Centre Admin. 01424726450 / 01424726440

Any questions or a referral contact Karen Farrow – Antenatal Specialist Health Practitioner
Mobile 07786111325. E mail [email protected]