Check out what our happy New Life customers have to say about our antenatal classes…

Kate Holden, Bishopston antenatal classes (Zoom)

"I would thoroughly recommend New Life classes to anyone looking to meet a great bunch of local Mums and Dads and receive some very informative, non-judgemental birth and post-natal advice. Iona does an exceptionally professional job running everything smoothly and our midwife Kate who led the teaching was straight talking, …

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Ana & Pedro, Bedminster antenatal classes (Zoom)

"Enrolling in this classes was the best decision my husband and I could have done. If you are pregnant and wondering if this is the right course for you, know I could not recommend it more! Not only did we learn all the essentials (and much much more), we also received …

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Margarita, Baby 1st Aid (Zoom)

"Really useful and informative. Great for new parents or for a paediatric first aid refresher!" Margarita, Baby 1st Aid

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Kate & Stuart, Bedminster antenatal classes (Zoom)

"The New Life antenatal class was invaluable! Knowledge is power, and especially so during labour: knowing what to expect — from the normal to the potential surprises — helped us feel much more in control and at ease throughout. Being able to call on the reserves of those lessons on nappy …

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Alessia Lattuca, Bedminster antenatal classes (Zoom)

My husband and I chose new life after listening to Iona speak at a parent event. Iona’s expertise, professionalism and friendly manner immediately helped us make the decision as we loved the intimate, family vibe we got from the introduction! Despite current circumstances, we cannot recommend and praise Iona and the …

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Charlotte Barnard, Bishopston antenatal classes (Zoom)

We have now had our 4th antenatal class via Zoom and I would definitely recommend them. I am thankful Newlife have managed to move their classes onto Zoom rather than cancelling them and they have put a lot of thought into how they will work as much like a real …

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Jess Quarterman, Bedminster antenatal classes (Zoom)

The classes via Zoom have been fantastic; really informative and a great way to meet other couples in the same boat. It's a shame that we can't meet face to face, but Iona has been great at creating time for virtual socials both around the class and as sessions on …

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Lee & Chris, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"New Life's antenatal classes were very informative and it was really useful having a midwife deliver the course as the information and examples used were relevant and current. Thank you Carley for being so amazing!" Lee & Chris, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

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Lawrence & Kath, Bedminster antenatal classes

"New Life Classes have been invaluable to us as expectant parents. Each class was really informative and has changed the way we felt during pregnancy, from nervous and naive to prepared and excited!! Our course midwife as amazing, so enthusiastic and engaging. Thank you to all involved." Lawrence and Kath, …

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Charlotte and Jonathan, Bradley Stoke antenatal classes

"We chose New Life as its local and we felt it would be helpful to be taught by midwives and health professionals 'in the know'. We absolutely loved the antenatal classes in Bradley Stoke run by Kate. Each session was so informative and helpful in preparing for birth and beyond. …

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Will, Bishopston antenatal classes

" Thank you Iona and Cristina for bringing energy and knowledge to the sessions, we feel much better prepared! " Will, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Jenna Fulford, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"My husband Ceri and I attended the New Life classes at Westbury run by Carley. It has been a life changing experience, and every session taught us valuable skills both mentally and practically. Before coming to these classes my husband and I felt quite overwhelmed by the idea of birth and …

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Stephanie & Dan, Bradley Stoke antenatal classes

"We both found the course really useful for finding out lots more information about having a baby and also to meet other first-time parents in the local area. Kate, our course leader, did a fantastic job of explaining everything. Would definitely highly recommend doing the course." Stephanie & Dan, Bradley …

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Stephanie Wyatt-Jones, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"I had so much fun during the classes and feel sad that they are now over but so can't wait for the next bit!!" Stephanie Wyatt-Jones, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

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Beth C. – Google review

"We had heard a lot of negatives about NHS antenatal classes and debated whether or not to attend. Our midwife recommended Newlife Classes so we thought we’d give them a try as we liked the idea that they were taught by a midwife who had hands-on, primary experience. We were …

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Nikita Bennett – Google review

"New Life Classes in Bristol were recommended to us by a number of different people including friends, neighbours and midwives and boy did they not fail us. These classes are 5 star across the board...we literally cannot fault them!!! Right from the start we were put at ease and the …

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Fernanda Ash – Facebook review, Bath antenatal classes

"I can't recommend NL enough! We've met amazing like-minded people and learnt so much! Really helped us (absolutely clueless first time parents) learn a huge amount and make our own informed choices!" Fernanda Ash, Bath (Facebook review)

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Gem Sly – Facebook review

"I met a wonderful group of mums through new life classes and also loved how practical and useful the information we received was. The session on ‘what happens if birth doesn’t go to plan’ was particularly useful." Gem Sly (Facebook review)

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Dan Tangent – Facebook review

"Cannot say enough good things about new life classes. The teachers were incredibly knowledgeable, experienced, and really care about people. The course was well structured and contained so much useful information. Their no nonsense, empirical based course meant that we know exactly what does and doesn’t work. Would recommend as …

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Jess & Chris, Bishopston antenatal classes

"This course is fantastic for first-time parents - as a couple with very little experience of babies between us, there was a lot we needed to know and we feel so much more prepared now. Each topic was well-defined and delivered clearly and informatively with plenty of opportunity for questions. …

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Charlie, Bishopston antenatal classes

"Really helped prepare us in a low pressure and judgement-free environment." Charlie, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Alexandra, Bishopston antenatal classes

"It was relaxed, not preachy, fun and easy to understand. Lucy was great!" Alexandra, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Fenella & Tom, Bishopston antenatal classes

"Friendly, relaxed atmosphere with practical advice. We would happily recommend this course to others." Fenella & Tom, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Michael, Downend antenatal classes

"From no knowledge to baby expert in five weeks!" Michael, Downend antenatal classes

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Cat & Mark, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"Thank you, really great supportive course. We feel a lot more prepared." Cat & Mark, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

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Charlotte & Luke, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"We found the new life classes so informative and useful, and feel much more prepared for baby's arrival. Having the course run by a qualified midwife was brilliant for asking questions. Would recommend to everyone." Charlotte & Luke, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

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Ros & Rich, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"The tutors were all really approachable and informative. Kept the classes fun and upbeat." Ros & Rich, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

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Tory, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"I felt this course was really realistic in terms of preparation for delivery and possible birth scenarios and I found the practical information feeding and caring for a baby incredibly useful. Thank you xxxx" Tory, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

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Jemma & Ben, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"Really helpful and informative. Lucy was brilliant, friendly and informative and made it easy to ask even basic questions. Thank you so much! " Jemma & Ben, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

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Monica & Barney, Bedminster antenatal classes

"We couldn't recommend these sessions enough. It's great to meet new people. Carley has been especially brilliant. She is extremely passionate about what she does. We will miss seeing her on Tuesdays." Monica & Barney, Bedminster antenatal classes

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Charlotte & Vaq, Bedminster antenatal classes

"We would definitely recommend this course to others. Thanks Carley." Charlotte & Vaq, Bedminster antenatal classes

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Cleone & Sam, Downend antenatal classes

"Thank you Kate for a brilliant, informative and friendly course." Cleone & Sam, Downend antenatal classes

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Laura & Craig, Downend antenatal classes

"The course was well taught and a friendly environment. It put me much more at ease. Thank you so much Kate!" Laura & Craig, Downend antenatal classes

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Kim & Matt, Bishopston antenatal classes

"I was really scared at the thought of becoming a parent but the course has put my mind at ease. Ema was incredibly thorough and patient and we couldn't have asked for a better coach!" Kim & Matt, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Kate & Rich, Bishopston antenatal classes

"A very educational and enjoyable course with friendly and knowledgeable course leaders." Kate & Rich, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Sarah & James, Bishopston antenatal classes

"Great course for both mum and dads-to-be!" Sarah & James, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Laura & Alec, Bishopston antenatal classes

"We found the New Life antenatal classes extremely informative and fun. The evidence-based knowledge was great - Thank you!" Laura & Alec, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Rachel & Paul, Bishopston antenatal classes

"An excellent course. Emma was a brilliant tutor. We feel very well informed and much more confident to face the challenge ahead!" Rachel & Paul, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Sarah & Shaun, Bedminster antenatal classes

"We would recommend this course to anyone about to have their first baby. Not scary and up-to-date information." Sarah & Shaun, Bedminster antenatal classes

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Fiona & Tom, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"We feel really well prepared with the information we need. These classes set you up for realistic situations and cover so many different approaches. A really helpful and enjoyable course." Fiona & Tom, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

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Emily & Xander, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"Thoroughly enjoyed the course. Thank you for all your help in the world of parenting!" Emily & Xander, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

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Paul & Elly, Bishopston antenatal classes

"A fantastic course - really informative, basing each session on the latest evidence without dictating 'the' way to do things. Emma was a brilliant course leader - funny and informative. We now feel ready (we think!)" Paul & Elly, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Laura & John, Bishopston antenatal classes

"Really enjoyable and informative class. All advice was evidence based and up to date." Laura & John, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Caroline & Chris, Bishopston antenatal classes

"Excellent course for providing a good overview of key areas to help build confidence about caring for a newborn." Caroline & Chris, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Suzannah & Edward, Bath antenatal classes

"Hannah is wonderful - made us feel really informed and relaxed. A great course with very easy going advice, not pressing too much in any particular direction but emphasising common sense." Suzannah & Edward, Bath antenatal classes

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Gina & Scott, Bath antenatal classes

"We found this course very informative! We're so glad we signed up, we are much more confident going into parenthood now! Would recommend to anyone having a baby." Gina & Scott, Bath antenatal classes

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Polina & Nikolay, Bath antenatal classes

"Very friendly and well organised course." Polina & Nikolay, Bath antenatal classes

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Rachel & Zahed, Bath antenatal classes

"We would highly recommend this course, it was very informative and a fantastic experience." Rachel & Zahed, Bath antenatal classes

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Henri & Sam, Bishopston antenatal classes

"New Life Classes were exactly what we needed - run by a real life midwife who really knows her stuff, we felt empowered, informed and even (slightly) looking forward to putting it all into practice! :) Thanks to all the team who made it such an enjoyable experience!!" Henri & Sam, …

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Maayan & Robin, Bishopston antenatal classes

"We'd recommend this course - really helpful and honest. Now to put it into practice!" Maayan & Robin, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Esther & Hyunho, Bishopston antenatal classes

"We found New Life Classes very thorough, with a good open ethos. Plus, a good emphasis on bonding with the baby and helpful extra tips on Facebook - thank you!" Eshther & Hyunho, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Emily & John, Bedminster antenatal classes

"New Life Classes have really helped us prepare for our new arrival - lots of practical information so that we feel as ready as we can be!" Emily & John, Bedminster antenatal classes

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Rob & Sarah, Bedminster antenatal classes

"New Life Classes were really useful, fun, thought-provoking and valuable to us. We would recommend them to anyone becoming a parent. We feel confident we're ready for the next chapter and feel we've made friends along the way." Rob & Sarah, Bedminster antenatal classes

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Kate & Andy, Bedminster antenatal classes

"We feel so much more relaxed about impending parenthood now. Thank you :)" Kate & Andy, Bedminster antenatal classes

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Anna & Mike, Bath antenatal classes

"Better than NCT. Fun, relaxed, informative, not cringy, not cheesy, not preachy." Anna & Mike, Bath antenatal classes

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Marina & Chris, Bath antenatal classes

"Thank you to New Life Classes - a great way to meet other expectant parents and learn in a non-pressured environment. Lots of up-to-date information!" Marina & Chris, Bath antenatal classes

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Hannah & Greg, Downend antenatal classes

"Kate, thank you and New Life for a great course. We really enjoyed your instruction and enthusiasm. We feel much more confident to proceed now! All the best!" Hannah & Greg, Downend antenatal classes

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Katherine & Steve, Downend antenatal classes

"Thank you Kate for running the sessions. We feel a lot more ready for the arrival of the baby." Katherine & Steve, Downend antenatal classes

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Leigh & Katie, Downend antenatal classes

"This class has been great and have learned lots of things that we will use with our baby. Also meeting new friends in the same position as us has been great. Thank you." Leigh & Katie, Downend antenatal classes

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Hannah & Alex, Downend antenatal classes

"Excellent course. Really informative and covered lots of areas which were new to us. Thoroughly recommend." Hannah & Alex, Downend antenatal classes

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Matt & Kiera, Bath antenatal classes

"Great course, run by midwives. Would recommend if you would like more knowledge about raising your child." Matt & Keira, Bath antenatal classes

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Suzannah & Edward, Bath antenatal classes

"Informed and educated advice given by a working midwife made me feel so secure. Also very easy-going advice, not pressing too much in any particular direction but emphasising common sense. Hannah is wonderful – made us feel really informed and relaxed. A great course." Suzannah & Edward, Bath antenatal classes

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Tom & Fiona, Bishopston antenatal classes

"It has been very helpful and reassuring to receive lots of information about all the options and risks associated with pregnancy and birth!" Tom & Fiona, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Nell & Duncan, Bishopston antenatal classes

"Really useful course. Loved that it is all based on evidence and NICE guidelines. Much better than NCT!" Nell & Duncan, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Sam & Tim, Bradley Stoke antenatal classes

"Great course to cement what you already know and an opportunity to ask any silly questions. Also a great way to meet people going through the same thing as you." Sam & Tim, Bradley Stoke antenatal classes

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Milly & Diarmaid, Bishopston antenatal classes

"Excellent and informative. Thank you!" Milly & Diarmaid, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Claire & Simon, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"We came away feeling much more prepared than we expected!" Claire & Simon, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

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Katy & Guy, Bishopston antenatal classes

"Thoroughly enjoyed the course – thank you." Katy & Guy, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Jo & Adam, Bedminster antenatal classes

"We really enjoyed the class – especially the knowledgeable leaders and learning about how to welcome our baby."

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Doug & Kate, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"Really useful and informative, we feel (almost!) ready for our baby now." Doug & Kate, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

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Hannah & Karl, Bradley Stoke antenatal classes

"We really enjoyed the course and found it really helpful. All the staff were brilliant!" Hannah & Karl, Bradley Stoke antenatal classes

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Allex & Tom, Bishopston antenatal classes

"A really useful course that put both our minds at rest. It was great to meet new people in the same situation as us who knew equally as little as us at the beginning. Dany was lovely and very welcoming." Allex & Tom, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Amanda & Craig, Bradley Stoke antenatal classes

"The course is very helpful for first-time parents. It goes through things we wouldn’t have even thought about. Well worth the money and great to meet new parents too." Amanda & Craig, Bradley Stoke antenatal classes

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Lynsey & Jon, Bishopston antenatal classes

"New life classes have been brilliant. We thought we knew things but it really provided us with with more information. We feel more prepared for our baby. Thank you." Lynsey and Jon, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Steve and Emily, Bishopston antenatal classes

"We feel so much better prepared than when we started the course – hopefully we’ll now know what we’re doing!" Steve & Emily, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Laura & Adam, Bedminster antenatal classes

"Brilliant course. We feel much more confident about both the experience of childbirth, but also the practicalities of dealing with a newborn. Thank you so much." Laura & Adam, Bedminster antenatal classes

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Felicity & John, Downend antenatal classes

"We really enjoyed the course and Violet was an excellent tutor! We feel much more prepared from the course." Felicity & John, Downend antenatal classes

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Kate & Tim, Downend antenatal classes

"Violet was fantastic and provided us with so much helpful advice and comprehensive information in a really reassuring way. Thank you!"

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Tom and Silvia, Downend antenatal classes

"It’s a really informative course and Violet is a knowledgeable course leader. We feel a lot more confident in having a baby now." Tom & Silvia, Downend antenatal classes

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Alicia & Daniel, Downend antenatal classes

"We came in lacking knowledge and not knowing what to expect. We left feeling informed and ready for parenthood (or at least as best we could be!)" Alicia & Daniel, Downend antenatal classes

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Claire & Joe, Bedminster antenatal classes

"2 thumbs up." Claire & Joe, Bedminster antenatal classes

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Georgia & Dave, Downend antenatal classes

"We have learned so much valuable information and it’s great to know it’s coming from an experienced professional." Georgia & Dave, Downend antenatal classes

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James & Jess, Bishopston antenatal classes

"Before we started this course we had no idea. Now we feel ready as we can be and can’t imagine having a baby without it!" James & Jess, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Kathryn & Adam, Bedminster antenatal classes

"Very useful info, we’re now feeling more prepared for having a baby. 5 Stars!" Kathryn & Adam, Bedminster antenatal classes

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Rosie & Ben, Bedminster antenatal classes

"Thanks Ellie – you were a great course leader and really knowledgeable."  Rosie & Ben, Bedminster antenatal classes

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Charlotte and Ed, Bishopston antenatal classes

"An excellent course – really friendly and engaging course leader, and useful tips and tricks." Charlotte & Ed, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Irina & Lee, Bishopston antenatal classes

"Excellent course. Informative and interestingly presented and great chance to meet people." Irina & Lee, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Terri & Mark, Downend antenatal classes

"I came to New Life Classes clueless about what to expect and my responsibilities. I feel that we have learned a lot and we feel prepared!!!" Terri & Mark, Downend antenatal classes

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Will & Meg, Bishopston antenatal classes

"Thank you. Now we're so much better informed. All bases were covered in the course. Thanks again! So nice to have a knowledgeable professional imparting their experience." Will & Meg, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Amy & Simon, Bishopston antenatal classes

"The course has been extremely helpful. We feel equipped with the practical knowledge we need to take the next step." Amy & Simon, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Hannah and Jon, Downend antenatal classes

"Fantastic course that has prepared us well for the weeks ahead! Violet and Iona are very experienced, friendly and good fun! As this course is led by midwives, the information provided is current and evidence-based. Thank you!" Hannah & Jon, Downend antenatal classes

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Jainika & Nimesh, Bradley Stoke antenatal classes

"We are really glad we attended New Life Classes, not only to meet other people in the same boat as us, but because we learnt lots!" Jainika & Nimesh, Bradley Stoke antenatal classes

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Ffion & Edan, Bedminster antenatal classes

"The course is very useful and provides a depth of important information on all aspects of pregnancy, birth and caring for the baby." Ffion & Edan, Bedminster antenatal classes

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James and Nida, Bishopston antenatal classes

"Informative and the course really does prepare you! Emma was fab and the attention-to-detail was second-to-none. See you at the birth!" James & Nida, Bishopston antenatal classes

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Jane & Jon, Bedminster antenatal classes

"Really good classes for first-time parents. So glad we signed up to them. We now feel much more prepared for the arrival of our baby. Carley was great, approachable and friendly. Thank you so much." Bedminster antenatal classes

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Abby & Chris, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"Great trainer (Kate), useful and practical advice. Good fun too!" Abby & Chris, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

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Carly & Liam, Downend antenatal classes

"The course has provided us with an insight into the joys and challenges of parenthood. Thanks to a supportive and friendly environment we feel more confident to deal with many eventualities. Thank you!" Carly & Liam, Downend antenatal classes

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Mark & Leyna, Downend antenatal classes

"Very informative but casual enough to feel at ease and ask questions. Great teachers! Great biscuits!" Mark & Leyna, Downend antenatal classes

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Beth & Jamie, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

"Very informative, excellent knowledge. Learnt masses, especially on labour and childcare. Great teachers 🙂 !!" Beth & Jamie, Westbury-on-Trym antenatal classes

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Hayley & Phil, Bishopston antenatal classes

"A very good, practical and research-based course in an open and friendly environment. The course leader was very experienced and offered excellent advice." Hayley & Phil, Bishopston antenatal classes

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