Volunteers frequently describe their volunteering experience as “life changing". Read more
93% of the parents we support report improved wellbeing 3 months after the birth. Read more
We have over 25 years’ award winning expertise in designing, developing, implementing and evaluating high quality early years volunteering. Read more
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Dads have told us that they would like to meet up with other Dads and would like more information about pregnancy, birth and becoming a parent.
We offer a range of friendly and free activities during pregnancy, birth and after the birth.
93% of the parents we support report improved wellbeing 3 months after the birth.
Play The Essex Lottery and help to support families in your local community by raising funds for Parents 1st Read more
Room hire now available at the Parents1st offices in Laindon, Basildon, Essex. Our meeting rooms are available both weekdays and weekends, at various rates to commercial/ business organisations and not-for-profit organisations, community and voluntary groups. Read more
We have received a request to ask pregnant mums to participate in the Wrisk project survey. Read more
Congratulations to Terina and Celia on reaching milestones in their VIG training. Read more
Midwife-led workshops for parents-to-be in Chelmsford, Essex to help you have a happy, healthy pregnancy. Open to individuals and couples, learn how to look after your health and wellbeing throughout pregnancy. Read more
Paediatric First Aid for Parents
A paediatric first aid course which focuses on expectant parents, and parents of young babies up to pre-school age. Aimed at preparing attendees for real life scenarios which could occur at any time.
For mums-to-be living within Canvey.
A set of informal themed antenatal information drop-in sessions, covering health and wellbeing for mum and baby, practical baby care and preparing for labour and birth. Read more