Travelling When Pregnant: How to Enjoy a Holiday With a Baby on the Way. This guide is an excellent resource offering plenty of useful information such as tips on the best babymoon destinations, advice for travelling in different trimesters, as well as a list of frequently asked questions that will help any pregnant traveller enjoy a safe and comfortable journey.
Diana Pavlova, a newborn, baby and family photographer based in Chelsea, London. We loved her photographs and we are happy to recommend her to our clients.
Tuck Sleep is a community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources. Tuck has been referenced by NBC News, Smithsonian Magazine, and Harvard University and is referenced by many health providers and sleep organisations across the web.
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 many areas of Central London. Excellent advice and preparation with sisters-in-law Louise and Mary and a large team of maternity professionals. Preparing you very well for life with your baby.
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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. Order their excellent Bump Class book.
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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.
Drug Watch 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.
Birth Choice UK site which offers information for women on where to have their baby, with details of Home Birth, Hospital Birth and alternative maternity choices.
The Laleche organisation provides friendly mother-to-mother breastfeeding support from pregnancy through to weaning.
Caesarean Birth and VBAC (vaginal birth after caesarean) research-based information and support on all aspects of caesareans and vaginal birth following caesarean section.
Doula UK, Doulas support women and their families during pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood. This support is practical and emotional but non-medical in nature.
The “Informed Choice” leaflets produced by Midirs help women and healthcare professionals to access reliable, evidence-based information to support maternal choice and professionals’ clinical decision making.
The Fetal Medicine Centre provides care for pregnant women by doctors who have trained in ultrasound scanning and fetal medicine under Professor Kypros Nicolaides. Ultrasound scans are performed to the highest standards and are backed up with informative and sensitive counselling.
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.
The Portobello Clinic is a private medical practice providing a wide range of quality medical services all under one roof, based in Notting Hill in West London. The Clinic comprises The Notting Hill Private Medical Practice, as well as a dedicated team of specialists and therapists providing in-house private secondary and complementary care.This “polyclinic” approach represents a new and integrated way of providing healthcare to the local community, with a range of everyday services all available in the same building.
Marino Kids. Shop for 100% natural merino wool for your baby. Marino Kids is the best kept secret in baby sleeping bags, swaddles and nightdresses in lovely colours and most importantly warm and snug. We highly recommend keeping babies warm by dressing them in real wool at night.
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.
Princess and the Pram, Amateur blogger and London mum to ‘Little A’ shares all the handy hints, tips and products discussed by all the mums at the playground. Giving you the lowdown on all the latest for the mini me in your life. Now in his toddling years ‘Little A’ enjoys the great outdoors, petit pois, hide and seek, books, clothes and has a strange predilection for wandering around with a lego box over his head. With a notoriously cheeky smile Little A is an adventurer and an explorer who is certainly keeping his mummy on her toes.