Future Health Biobank
Future Health is the largest and most experienced cord blood bank in the UK, having stored more than 125,000 samples from over 75 countries worldwide, which is more than all other UK banks combined. Cord blood and tissue banking is a once in a lifetime opportunity to collect those precious stem cells at birth and is 100% match for your baby.
The New Mummy Company, is dedicated to the care of the new mother and her baby. Available for short term placements, Tessa Foulds will come to stay with you for a week or two following the birth of your baby. She will give you incredible practical and emotional support, cook and look after you and your family. We met recently and we highly recommend her postnatal care.
Tel: 07981 518462 01777 709948
Tel: 0800 3800 579
Hypnotherapy Directory, explains what hypnotherapy is, how to choose a hypnotherapist, which qualifications and experiences hypnotherapists should have. Hypnotherapy Directory only lists hypnotherapists who are members of a recognised professional body or those who have provided their qualifications and insurance cover. An excellent website with all you need to know.
Tel: 0844 8030242
Lulubaby Antenatal and Postnatal classes in Fulham, Wandsworth and Peter Jones, Sloane Square. Excellent classes with sisters-in-law Louise and Mary and a professional team of maternity professionals. Preparing you for life with your baby.
Email: email@example.com Telephone: 07970 700012 / 0207 371 9383
The Bump Class, Antenatal classes in South Kensington and Notting Hill run by Dr. Chiara Hunt and Marina Fogel. Book early as they are very popular and extremely good.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Telephone: 0208 932 1664
The Baby Company. Parents-to-be classes which give objective, practical, non-judgemental information on what it is really like to look after a baby and ways to get ready for birth and bringing your baby home. Second Baby Preparation class are also popular, tailored to meet other parents with the same age gap. The company also offers local postnatal support in South West London.
DrugWatch is an awareness group that aims to educate the public about prescription drugs, over-the-counter medications, and medical devices that have the potential to cause patients serious harm. Their website is continually updated with drug recall news, recent FDA approvals, drug interactions, side effects, and current developments in the medical field.
The Active Birth Centre provides information on The active birth programme with waterbirth, pregnancy, and professional training. It was founded by Janet Balaskas, pioneer of pregnancy yoga and active birth teaching. Janet Balaskas is internationally renowned for pioneering the concept of ‘active birth’ in the late 1970s. The central principle of an active birth, is for the woman to be free to move spontaneously and be led by her body, adopting upright positions during labour and birth. This practice is universal and cross cultural and makes birth easier, safer, more efficient and less painful.
The NCT, National Childbirth Trust is Britain’s largest parenting charity. It runs courses for new and expectant parents and supports over 80,000 parents each year.
This Private Pregnancy website is set up to provide a resource for mums-to-be in the UK who wish to look at private healthcare as an alternative to the NHS. Here you will find listings of carefully selected private clinics, hospitals and consultant doctors that provide fertility, IVF, maternity care, pregnancy scans and childbirth related services of high quality.
West London Physiotherapy is a purpose designed, modern clinic that offers excellent assessment and treatment. Just a few minutes walk from Kensington High Street; convenient for Notting Hill, Knightsbridge and Chelsea. The team of dedicated experts are highly trained and experienced Chartered Physiotherapists, specialists in treating musculoskeletal pain. We recommend a visit in order to prevent postnatal problems, focussing on backs and shoulders following pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Yummy yoga is run by Elinor and Sarah, two Hertfordshire mums, obsessed with yoga and pregnancy. They pride themselves in offering mums and mums-to-be relaxation, strength and encouragement for birth and motherhood. They run courses and private sessions in the comfort of your home.
huddle & bliss. Shop for all your basic baby clothes as well as baby gifts. The cotton is exceptional high quality and we especially liked the company as everything is made in Britain.
The Cuddledry concept was founded by Helen Wooldridge and Polly Marsh, two friends, now working mums. Their first product was the Cuddledry baby bath towel, now a multiple award-winner. It is safe, simple and snug, making bath time easier and therefore more enjoyable for all.
Water Babies is a baby swimming school, teaching core skill to hundreds of babies and children every week. Water Babies course is very different to traditional swimming lessons as you will be learn how to teach your baby. Babies can join from birth as they only use warm water pools.
Everyday Maternity brings together maternity clothes from all over the world to provide you with a great choice of stylish maternity clothing to wear throughout your pregnancy.
Sanamama is a baby back carrier that draws on the inspiration and wisdom of generations of African mothers, helping you get things done, while taking care of your baby.
The Essential Parent Company
The essential baby care guide includes 4 DVDs focusing on Feeding, Sleeping, Everyday Care and Development and First aid and Accident Prevention. The content is all research based and advised by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health. It is very thorough and full of information and advice.
Precious-cells is a Stem Cell Bank offering collection and long term storage of stem cells from umbilical cord blood.
Absolute Homeopathy. Cassie Everett specialises in treating hormone imbalance and infertility, as well as babies and skin problems, with homeopathy. Pre-conception, Cassie helps couples balance their hormones, which also improves egg and sperm quality.
Zita West runs early pregnancy health checks and planning consultations, as well as antenatal and birth preparation classes. Zita West is famous for her holistic approach to helping couples conceive. She believes that the human body has remarkable natural powers, especially when it comes to reproduction, and her team of midwives, doctors, nutritionists, fitness coaches and complementary therapists all help new mothers to make the most of their body’s potential.
Baby Concierge helps expecting couples to prepare for the birth of their baby. Firstly, you can see a vast number of products in a comfortable private showroom with guidance from experienced advisers. Then, you decide on exactly what you need, and finally you can sit back and let Baby Concierge deliver, all at John Lewis prices. This is an extremely helpful service for busy first time parents.