Olney NCT is one of a network of local branches of the National Childbirth Trust, organised and run by volunteers from Olney and the surrounding villages.
Throughout the year the branch provides offers friendship and support to families new to the area or new to parenthood. The Olney Branch offers a range of resources and support: a quarterly 'Lifelines' magazine, weekly drop-in Bumps and Beyond group, NCT library, breastfeeding counselling, postnatal support, twice yearly Nearly New Sales, Cheeky Monkeys Tea Party and a guide to playgroups in the area, as well as antenatal courses.
The NCT (also known as the National Childbirth Trust) is the UK's leading charity for parents. Every year the NCT supports thousands of people through the incredible life changing experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood.
Started in 1956, the NCT have worked successfully to improve the experience of becoming a parent in the UK. A membership charity with over 96,000 members across the UK, it’s strength comes from the dedication of its volunteers, who work through a network of branches to provide and support local services, training and evidence-based information for parents, families and health professionals. The NCT is trusted and respected by health professionals and governments as an organisation that represents the needs of parents.