Expectant mums and dads in South Essex Get help in South Essex Why a Pregnancy Pal? How do I know I can trust a Pregnancy Pal? A Pregnancy Pal has first-hand experience of the realities of being a parent. They are good listeners and we have strict rules about keeping things confidential. We take great care in the way we recruit Pregnancy Pals including references and enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) criminal record checks. We give all our Pregnancy Pals excellent training which provides them up to date and reliable information. They are supervised by our experienced team including a fully qualified antenatal teacher.