Preston mum revives local branch of the National Childbirth Trust

Posted on - 2nd July, 2021 - 7:00am | Author - | Posted in - Education, Health, People, Preston News, What's On in Preston
Practising baby first aid on a doll
The Daisy first aid course. Pic: NCT Preston

A Preston mum has revived the local branch of the National Childbirth Trust (NCT).


Anna Sky Hulton, along with several other Preston-based volunteers, has reestablished NCT Preston, which is part of a network of over 300 local NCT branches in the UK.

Run by volunteers, the NCT is dedicated to supporting parents via a range of services, including Walk and Talks, coffee mornings, baby first aid courses, nearly new sales, and more.

Anna Sky Hulton, NCT Preston Branch Coordinator. Pic: NCT Preston
Anna Sky Hulton, NCT Preston Branch Coordinator. Pic: NCT Preston

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Anna, who is the NCT Preston Branch Coordinator, said: “We decided to relaunch the Preston branch after meeting on an NCT course in 2020.

“Despite being on Zoom, many of us kept in touch, and strong friendships formed. We’d like other parents-to-be and new parents to benefit from meeting others, as all parents need support and friendship, especially in the early days of having a baby.

“We want them to get together to form a friendly and accessible support network, as well as local antenatal courses. We already have lots of activities planned, including Walk and Talks and a baby first aid course.”

The Walk and Talk team. Pic: NCT Preston:

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The Walk and Talks will take place every Wednesday at 2pm from 30 June in Haslam Park, and the first baby first aid course will take place over Zoom on Tuesday 6 July at 7pm.

The events are available to anyone; the Walk and Talk is free, and the baby first aid course is £23 per person.

Those interested in joining can book via the NCT Preston Linktree.

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