Postnatal Group

Contact: 01727 260 041 or email
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A three week group for first time Mums and their 4-12 week old babies.

Especially designed for you in the early weeks after your baby's birth, the group offers a wonderful space to talk with other mothers, feel supported, reassured and receive up to date information from the Children's Centre and Health Team.

A range of topics are covered, including:

  • Routines (sleeping and crying)
  • Childhood llness and minor ailments (when to call a doctor)
  • Five to Thrive - the building blocks for a Healthy Brain
  • Oral Health
  • Children's Centre Services (eg, Baby Massage, First Aid and Bookstart Rhymetimes)
  • Feeling and Being Safe
  • Childcare Options

BOOKING ESSENTIAL - If you are interested in attending, please contact the Children's Centre for more information.

Please note that we alternate venues each month, so one month will be at our Children's Centre in Marshalswick, and the next will be in our Community Room at Fleetville Junior School.


If you would like to find out more about how the things you do every day helps your child's growing brain, please click here.

herts-postnatal-illness-support.jpgHertfordshire Postnatal Illness Support is a charity founded and run by mothers who have experienced postnatal illness or postnatal depression and are passionate about supporting other women and their families on their road to recovery.  You don’t need a referral from a GP or a health professional to start receiving advice, information or emotional support.

Hertfordshire Postnatal Illness Support provide a telephone service where you are teamed with a ‘Support Mum’ who is your one-to-one contact offering support, reassurance and advice.  Support Mums are all volunteers who have personal experience of postnatal illness and you can call 01727 826627 or 01727 823466 to start receiving telephone support.  If you prefer email then Hertfordshire Postnatal Illness Support also offer advice and emotional support on email, all you need to do is send a message to


Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

The Alban Way Children's Centres @ Marshalswick
Sherwood Avenue Recreation Ground, AL4 9QL
  • Thursday

Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

The Alban Way Children's Centres, Fleetville Junior School
Fleetville Junior School, Hatfield Road, AL1 4LW
  • Thursday