About me

All Pregnancy to Parenthood classes are run by Moira McLoughlin. Moira is a mother of 3, an antenatal educator, trained and licensed by Antenatal Ireland and registered with the Federation of Antenatal Educators (FEDANT), an Infant Massage Instructor (IAIM), a certified kids and family yoga teacher, and a breastfeeding councellor with Cuidiu, the parent support charity.

My Classes

My wish for every parent is a positive birth experience, whatever that may be.

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Antenatal Classes

An empowering one day class filled with information and skills to help you prepare for the birth of your baby.

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Breastfeeding Workshop

An interactive workshop covering the information and skills needed for a successful breastfeeding journey.

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Baby Massage Classes

A five week class where you and your baby enjoy the many benefits of baby massage. This is a beautiful way to relax and bond with your baby.

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Kids Yoga Classes

Yoga builds confidence, reduces stress and anxiety and improves children’s overall well-being. But mostly, it’s a whole lot of FUN!

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Need a time that suits you?

Private Online Classes

Private antenatal classes and breastfeeding preparation classes are available on request. A private antenatal class can be tailored to your needs and can take place in your own home or Live Online. In view of the current necessary restrictions, most hospital classes classes have been cancelled. Pregnancy to Parenthood can still support you in your preparations for the birth of your baby. Group Live Online classes can be booked here. For private classes please complete the contact box and we can discuss your requirements and suitable dates.

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    Upcoming Classes

    Antenatal Classes

    Antenatal Class March 13th and 14th

    March 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
    €140

    Breastfeeding Classes

    Breastfeeding Preparation Workshop Feb 28th

    February 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    €75

    Baby Massage Classes

    5 Week Baby Massage March 2021

    March 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
    €80

    5 Week Baby Massage April 27th

    April 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am
    €80

    Kids Yoga Classes

    Toddler / Preschool class (suitable from walking to preschoolers).

    Wednesdays 11.00-11.50, Portmarnock Sports and Leisure Centre.

    Drop in €10 per class.

    5 class pass €40 – valid from 8 weeks from date of purchase.

    My Blog

    Maternity Restrictions are Inhumane.

    In a recent statement, the Chief Clinical Officer of the HSE announced an easing of the visiting restrictions in maternity hospitals. I want to be positive and believe […]

    Covid-19 What the first week of restrictions has taught me.

    It is only March and we can already be certain that 2020 will never be forgotten. In decades to come we will recount stories of social restrictions on […]

    Women’s Health After Motherhood – Participating in the Mammi Study

    I first heard of the MAMMI study in 2012 during the booking visit for my first pregnancy. A team of researchers in Trinity College were looking into the […]

    Breastfeeding Tips to get you started

    We all know breastfeeding is very natural, but we also know plenty of women who had problems in the early days. Many breastfeeding journeys end much earlier than […]