American Hospital: Antenatal classes run in the evening over eight weeks and should be completed before the 36th week of pregnancy.
04 309 6614.
BreastfeedingQ&A: An online support group for mothers to discuss breastfeeding issues.
Cooper Health Clinic: This Umm Suqeim clinic offers antenatal classes, a well-baby clinic, lactation consultant, baby massage and baby yoga courses. A baby café invites mums and bubs (under a year old) to discuss the challenges of motherhood with nurse and midwife Deborah Williams and other new mums.
04 348 6344.
Doulas of Dubai: Trained professionals providing support before, during and after birth.
Dubai Doulas: Offering expert support before, during and after labour.
Emirates Home Nursing: Provides a superior level of nursing and caring service to meet all your home care needs. +971 4 3963137 www.emirateshomenursing.ae
Dubai London Clinic: Provides quality, patient focused, cost effective healthcare. 04 344 6663; www.dubailondonclinic.com.
Fetal Medicine & Genetic Centre: This specialised centre in Healthcare City carries out gynaecological scans and prenatal examinations and is equipped with 4D ultrasound technology. It also offers antenatal classes, genetic and diabetes counselling, midwifery and lactation advice.
04 360 4040. For Antenatal classes call Mahnaz Golshan 055 902 3500; firstname.lastname@example.org.
GMC Village Branch 2, Chinese Medicine Department: UK-trained woman’s health coach offers individual and couples coaching for pre-conception, pregnancy wellness, pre-birth preparation and post-birth support.
04 344 2050.
Health Bay Polyclinic: Midwives Dru Campbell and Joanne Francis run antenatal classes (Dhs1,500 for four weeks). Midwives also run well baby clinics, baby massage and baby yoga sessions and offer lactation advice and home- and clinic-based postnatal care.
04 348 7140; www.healthbayclinic.com.
Infinity Baby Clinic: An extensive range of classes, including a four-week antenatal programme, and an ‘early months’ course to prepare you for the arrival of the baby bombshell. Infinity also runs pre- and post-birth home visits (similar to the UK health visitor system) as well as courses for nannies and has an on-site baby clinic.
04 394 8994; www.ihcdubai.com.
Paula Miller: Nurse, midwife and health visitor Paula is renowned for her breastfeeding advice and she also offers general post-natal support and baby massage courses.
050 650 1189.
Keith Nicholl Medical Centre: Well-baby clinic offers parents an opportunity to talk about all aspects of baby care.
04 394 1000.
Cecile de Scally: Cecile offers antenatal teaching and postnatal support, including breastfeeding advice and a focus on baby’s sleep and routines.
050 694 7938; email@example.com.
Welcare Hospital: Antenatal classes cover diet and exercise, special lessons for dads, plus labour and baby care. Enrolment recommended from 26th week of pregnancy.
04 213 7151 / 055 550 6186; www.welcarehospital.com.