We love hearing from happy customers! If you’re thinking about booking onto one of our classes, why not check out what some of the mums and dads who’ve already ‘been there and done that’ have to say about their experiences.

Cat & Mark, Westbury-on-Trym

"Thank you, really great supportive course. We feel a lot more prepared."

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Charlotte & Luke, Westbury-on-Trym

"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."

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Ros & Rich, Westbury-on-Trym

"The tutors were all really approachable and informative. Kept the classes fun and upbeat."

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Tory & Ed, Westbury-on-Trym

"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"

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Jemma & Ben, Westbury-on-Trym

"Really helpful and informative. Lucy was brilliant, friendly and informative and made it easy to ask even basic questions. Thank you so much! "

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Monica & Barney, Bedminster

"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."

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Charlotte & Vaq, Bedminster

"We would definitely recommend this course to others. Thanks Carley."

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Cleone & Sam, Downend

"Thank you Kate for a brilliant, informative and friendly course."

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Laura & Craig, Downend

"The course was well taught and a friendly environment. It put me much more at ease. Thank you so much Kate!"

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Kim & Matt, Bishopston

"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!"

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Kate & Rich, Bishopston

"A very educational and enjoyable course with friendly and knowledgeable course leaders."

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Sarah & James, Bishopston

Great course for both mum and dads-to-be!

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Laura & Alec, Bishopston

We found the classes extremely informative and fun. The evidence-based knowledge was great - Thank you!

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Rachel & Paul, Bishopston

An excellent course. Emma was a brilliant tutor. We feel very well informed and much more confident to face the challenge ahead!

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Sarah & Shaun, Bedminster

We would recommend this course to anyone about to have their first baby. Not scary and up-to-date information.

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Fiona & Tom, Westbury-on-Trym

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.

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Emily & Xander, Westbury-on-Trym

Thoroughly enjoyed the course. Thank you for all your help in the world of parenting!

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Paul & Elly, Bishopston

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!)

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Laura & John, Bishopston

Really enjoyable and informative class. All advice was evidence based and up to date.

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Caroline & Chris, Bishopston

Excellent course for providing a good overview of key areas to help build confidence about caring for a newborn.

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Suzannah & Edward, Bath

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.

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Gina & Scott, Bath

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.

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Polina & Nikolay, Bath

Very friendly and well organised course.

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Rachel & Zahed, Bath

We would highly recommend this course, it was very informative and a fantastic experience.

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Henri & Sam, Bishopston

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!!

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Maayan & Robin, Bishopston

We'd recommend this course - really helpful and honest. Now to put it into practice!

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Esther & Hyunho, Bishopston

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!

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Emily & John, Bedminster

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!

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Rob & Sarah, Bedminster

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.

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Kate & Andy, Bedminster

We feel so much more relaxed about impending parenthood now. Thank you :)

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Anna & Mike, Bath

Better than NCT. Fun, relaxed, informative, not cringy, not cheesy, not preachy.

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Marina & Chris, Bath

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!

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Hannah & Greg, Downend

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!

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Katherine & Steve, Downend

Thank you Kate for running the sessions. We feel a lot more ready for the arrival of the baby.

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Leigh & Katie, Downend

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.

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Hannah & Alex, Downend

Excellent course. Really informative and covered lots of areas which were new to us. Thoroughly recommend.

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Matt & Kiera, Bath

Great course, run by midwives. Would recommend if you would like more knowledge about raising your child.

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Suzannah & Edward, Bath

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.

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Tom & Fiona, Bishopston

It has been very helpful and reassuring to receive lots of information about all the options and risks associated with pregnancy and birth!

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Nell & Duncan, Bishopston

Really useful course. Loved that it is all based on evidence and NICE guidelines. Much better than NCT!

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Sam & Tim, Bradley Stoke

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.

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Milly & Diarmaid, Bishopston

Excellent and informative. Thank you!

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Claire & Simon, Westbury-on-Trym

We came away feeling much more prepared than we expected!

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Katy & Guy, Bishopston

Thoroughly enjoyed the course – thank you.

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Jo & Adam, Bedminster

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

Really useful and informative, we feel (almost!) ready for our baby now.

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Hannah & Karl, Bradley Stoke

We really enjoyed the course and found it really helpful. All the staff were brilliant!

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Allex & Tom, Bishopston

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.

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Amanda & Craig, Bradley Stoke

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.

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Lynsey & Jon, Bishopston

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.

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Steve and Emily, Bishopston

We feel so much better prepared than when we started the course – hopefully we’ll now know what we’re doing!

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Laura & Adam, Bedminster

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.

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Felicity & John, Downend

We really enjoyed the course and Violet was an excellent tutor! We feel much more prepared from the course.

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Kate & Tim, Downend

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

It’s a really informative course and Violet is a knowledgeable course leader. We feel a lot more confident in having a baby now.

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Alicia & Daniel, Downend

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!)

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Claire & Joe, Bedminster

2 thumbs up.

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Georgia & Dave, Downend

We have learned so much valuable information and it’s great to know it’s coming from an experienced professional.

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James & Jess, Bishopston

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!

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Kathryn & Adam, Bedminster

Very useful info, we’re now feeling more prepared for having a baby. 5 Stars!

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Rosie & Ben, Bedminster

Thanks Ellie – you were a great course leader and really knowledgeable.

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Charlotte and Ed, Bishopston

An excellent course – really friendly and engaging course leader, and useful tips and tricks.

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Irina & Lee, Bishopston

Excellent course. Informative and interestingly presented and great chance to meet people.

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Terri & Mark, Downend

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!!!

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Will & Meg, Bishopston

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.

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Amy & Simon, Bishopston

The course has been extremely helpful. We feel equipped with the practical knowledge we need to take the next step.

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Hannah and Jon, Downend

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!

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Jainika & Nimesh, Bradley Stoke

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!

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Ffion & Edan, Bedminster

The course is very useful and provides a depth of important information on all aspects of pregnancy, birth and caring for the baby.

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James and Nida, Bishopston

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!

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Jane & Jon, Bedminster

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.

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Abby & Chris, Westbury-on-Trym

Great trainer (Kate), useful and practical advice. Good fun too!

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Carly & Liam, Downend

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!

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Mark & Leyna, Downend

Very informative but casual enough to feel at ease and ask questions. Great teachers! Great biscuits!

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Beth & Jamie, Westbury-on-Trym

Very informative, excellent knowledge. Learnt masses, especially on labour and childcare. Great teachers 🙂 !!

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Hayley & Phil, Bishopston

A very good, practical and research-based course in an open and friendly environment. The course leader was very experienced and offered excellent advice.

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Naomi & Sam, Bedminster

We have thoroughly enjoyed the New Life Classes and would definitely recommend to other new parents to be. Very insightful and informative.

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Leila & Jon, Westbury-on-Trym

This course has been incredibly valuable and informative. Excellent social interaction and discussion, covering everything that you need to know, in a relaxed and informal manner.

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Becky & James, Westbury-on-Trym

Could not recommend New Life Classes highly enough – very practical advice and thorough course content.

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Nichola & Jason, Downend

Fantastic course, worth every penny. Violet was lovely and very knowledgeable. I feel much more prepared for baby’s arrival now. Thank you!

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Nic & Chris, Bedminster

We would recommend New Life Classes to anyone, they have been informative without being overwhelming, and they have filled us with confidence in starting parenthood. We always look forward to Tuesday evenings and found them relaxed, friendly, interesting and fun! The biscuits were nice too! Thank you so much.

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Niki & Tom, Westbury-on-Trym

Amazing course – fun, honest and more in line with modern-day parenting. Thank you for easing us into parenthood. No question seemed too silly…we’ve left with so much more understanding. Thank you.

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Zoë & Dave, Bishopston

Great course as an alternative to NCT. Really liked that it’s midwife-led and evidence-based and felt like I could trust the experience more going into the uncertain times of not knowing whats next with my pregnancy.

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Nic & Jola, Bishopston

“A wonderfully engaging and informative course delivered with care, sensitivity and the right amount of fun by a midwife with an obvious passion and bags of real-life NHS experience.”

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Alice & Dave S. (Netmums)

"My husband and I decided to attend New life classes after NCT cancelled on us last minute. They were really excellent, couldn't recommended them more. Really friendly, relaxed and laid back with a very realistic view of birth and beyond. Ceri was an excellent teacher with such a lot of …

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Vicky & Tom (Netmums)

"My partner and I booked onto the New Life classes in Bedminster, after finding I'd left it too late to get on to NCT in our area. We loved the classes. They were really informative, but also informal, in that we were able to ask lots of questions (and we …

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Phil & Philippa, Bedminster

"My wife and I signed up for New Life Classes before the birth of our little boy, Edward. Neither of us were quite sure what to expect going in, but after just the first class we realised that we had made the right choice. The classes were very informative and …

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Sarah & Paul, Bedminster

“As a doctor (and in my case an obstetrician) I chose New Life Classes the evidenced-based approach really appealed to me. I was really impressed with the sessions, which were comprehensive and fun.Although some of the content was familiar to me, I learnt loads and found the classes a great …

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Samantha & Rich A. (Google)

"My husband and I really enjoyed our NLC classes. We both feel much better prepared for starting a family now, we hadn't realised how little we knew till we started the classes. The course is run by professional midwives so all the information is really up-to-date. The classes are very …

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Abi G. (Netmums)

"We have just finished our New Life Classes and could not praise it enough. Sessions were informative in a personal, relaxed manner. Topics covered everything we need to know before our baby arrives. All sessions were led by amazing midwives who could offer guidance in a non judgemental way. I …

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Tim & Estelle, Bedminster

"We would highly recommend Bonny and Iona's New Life antenatal courses - they deliver very professional sessions in a really fun, interactive, practical, and informative way. There can be an overwhelming amount of information and opinions flying around when you have your first child and New Life really helped to …

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Kate B. (Netmums)

"I couldn't more highly recommend the New Life Classes in Bristol which are led by experienced midwife Bonny and course organiser Iona. In the six pre-birth sessions we've done so far we've covered pregnancy, labour, labour complications/interventions, feeding, looking after a newborn and mental health/relationship changes. I feel like Bonny …

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Louise W. (Netmums)

"We have just finished our New Life Classes and are waiting for our first baby to make an appearance! We have been so impressed with the course and feel like we have learned everything we need to know and met some lovely people along the way.Iona and Bonny are a …

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