Doula Cafe

Doula cafe. Free doula support uk

We have opened our first dedicated Doula Cafe space in Accrington Arndale Centre, Lancashire. This space is dedicated for expectant and new parents to gather for support, whether through our groups or drop in clinics with our Doulas or feeding support specialists.

Our Doula Cafe ™️ model is available, with our support, to branch across the country with our training and mentoring.

See below for current groups. Check our services and classes for more of what we do

Stay and play playgroups

Stay and play group timetable


Doula drop in

Our Doula drop ins provide a chance to get support before, during or after pregnancy with one of our trained Doulas or Counsellors. Drop in, have a coffee and a snack (if you want) and have a chat about whatever you need in relation to your family life and we will help and support where we can.

Family food club

Lunch and after school meals for families. We will provide healthy meals for children and parents with a pay what you can afford menu. Monday to Friday affordable family food sessions with play activities
Check our social media for more.

First aid and food hygiene courses

We are working with Lancashire Adult Learning to bring some baby and children’s first aid (and adult) courses and food hygiene and catering courses. Book via the link here.

Cook with toddler

A class you can book weekly or just come along for parent/carer and pre school child. Learn together and safely cook together some tasty meals. You will take home a number of recipes to use again and again. (Babies also welcome along).

Recommended cost £2 per child.

Cook with toddler classes in Accrington Arndale centre

First foods

A 3 week class for mums/parents/carers to do to learn about weaning and ideal first foods. A lovely class where you will learn about weaning, the current guidelines and cook simple and healthy recipes to take home. Babies are welcome to come along and we can work around feeding and napping.

Grow your own

A workshop session to make a starter grown your own food container. Simple starter kit with help and information to start to grow your own vegetables.

Pay as you can to help more people access the classes. 

Magic Garden

This is our workshop for parent and child making a “Magic Garden”. 
Planting edible “magical” flowers and plants and including arts and crafts. Perfect for magical creatures to come and visit.

Tea Pot

A workshop for parents and the child. Make a pot full of sensory herbs and flowers that can be used to make gorgeous herbal teas.

Test them out and plant your own to take 

Healthy Foods on a budget

Coming soon

Arts and crafts

We have arts and crafts available when open. We have specific Mini Artist sessions on Tuesday mornings.

Messy play

We have a messy play and sensory play session on Wednesday mornings in the Doula Cafe in Accrington Arndale centre. These sessions vary from week to week and we love to hear what is wanted.