"And also a twice over HypnoBirthing™ Mummy which is why I have such empathy with my mums. Both my births were amazing and I put it all down to HypnoBirthing".
I have met some wonderful people along my HypnoBirthing™ journey. Below you will find their websites.....why not take a look?
HypnoBirthing Mongan Method Official US Website
HypnoBirthing Mongan Method Official UK Website
Association for Improvements in the Maternity Services ...know your rights. Working towards normal birth, providing independent support and information about maternity choices, raising awareness of current research on childbirth and related issues, protecting women's human rights in childbirth.
Birth Choice UK has teamed up with the consumer organisation Which? to create a new website to help you choose where to have your baby and find out more about your local maternity units statistics.
National Childbirth Trust (NCT)
The Wonder Weeks why your baby is fussy, when and what are Wonder Weeks, what you can do to help during a leap. Worldwide bestselling infant development book, app andFacebook Page
Cheltenham and Gloucester Sling Library and Facebook Page
Gloucestershire Breastfeeding Supporters Network and Facebook Page
Glosnatal Directory from conception to toddlerhood - a resource for all parent and parents to be to find out what services, groups and resources are available in Gloucestershire.
Worcstershire Antenatal for all local pregnancy services, groups, classes and education throughout Worcestershire.
Worcestershire Postnatal for all postnatal and baby services throughout Worcestershire.
Bea Embroidery Freehand machine embroidery lovingly made with vintage fabrics by the lovely Louisa, each piece is unique and can be made bespoke to order, handmade in Cheltenham. In Louisa’s own words “anything is possible with a needle and thread!” Please have a look at her fabulous Facebook page gallery and some of her beautiful work. Now you all know my secret where I get my beautiful handmade cards from!
Emma Jackson Photography Emma offers beautiful, soft, natural newborn photos across The Cotswolds! She is very passionate about capturing those precious early moments of motherhood and as a mum to a little boy; she understands how fleeting childhood is and at times challenging in those early days! She makes everything easier for you and she offers in-home newborn portrait sessions using exclusively natural light to capture those earliest memories. She is also a registered member of The Guild of Newborn & Baby Photographers so you know that you are in safe hands.
Jane Aucott Reflexology Reflexologist and Craniosacral Therapist based in Leckhampton in Cheltenham, for treatments in pregnancy and babies. Jane is amazing I visited her during my first pregnancy, get ready to feel soothed and relaxed!
JoJo Maman Bebé French influenced boutique selling gorgeous maternity clothes, babywear, children's clothes and nursery products, get in touch with the lovely staff at the Cheltenham store. You will receive a 10% off voucher in your goody bag at the end of your course!
Mini Moments Offering Pregnancy Yoga classes to help you to promote balance, harmony, joy, trust, well-being, and self-confidence; Baby Massage classes that enhances and nurtures the bond between parent and baby; and Birth Together workshops designed to empower both individuals through exercises, an understanding of labour and each other’s needs. Get in touch with the lovely Emma to find out more and have a peep at her website.
Mothercare Gloucester Offering a fantastic range of products located in the St Oswald Retail Park, go pay the lovely staff a visit for some expert advice.
Mums Fit Joan will keep you fit and strong during your pregnancy, and help you get your body back afterwards….she is absolutely amazing! In fact I miss my classes in the park, now my boys are older.
Neal’s Yard Remedies Offering a fantastic range of ethical organic health and beauty products.......complementary therapies, aromatherapy oils and natural products for pregnancy and a fantastic range of beautiful “Mother & Baby” and “Organic Baby” products as well as lots of lovely organic products to help promote women's wellness. Get in touch with myself as I also act as a local NYR Organic Independent Consultant so to find out more have a peep at my website.
Puddle Ducks Gloucestershire Offering unique pre-birth Aquanatal classes and baby swimming lessons which are suitable from birth. Highly trained Puddle Ducks teachers are experts at helping you start your journey with Aquanatal classes. These are designed to give you a lovely combination of gentle exercise and relaxation, plus an opportunity to bond with your baby and meet other mummies-to-be. Once baby is born, their baby–led approach ensures that your child’s needs are expertly fulfilled – nurturing confidence and unlocking their potential to swim. Get in touch with Charlie and her team on 01452 473073 to find out more and also have a peep at their website. Aquanatal classes are free, with a one off initial charge to cover insurance. Plus, our customers receive 10% off their first block of 8 baby swimming lessons – what’s not to love?
Sandra Lewis Yoga for Pregnancy and Birth and Postnatal Yoga with your Baby Sandra is a highly recommended, qualified and experienced British Wheel of Yoga teacher, and has been teaching in the Gloucestershire since 2004. Sandra’s very friendly and relaxed weekly classes gives you time and space to bond with your baby and prepare for its birth, through gentle movement, relaxation and breathing techniques in a friendly, safe and nurturing environment which compliments HypnoBirthing perfectly. Sandra also offers Postnatal Yoga with your Baby focusing on postnatal recovery; this 6 week course is a great way to enjoy gentle, appropriate, exercise after the birth of your baby, in the supportive company of other mums and babies. It will help you to reconnect with your body, to stretch tone and relax.
The Rose Photography Co. Need a fabulous photographer? Then get in touch with the lovely Laura Parkin….award winning newborn and maternity photographer specialising in maternity, baby and toddler fine art photography. She is also a member of BANPAS (Baby And Newborn Photography Association) so you know your little one’s are in safe hands. plus, our customers receive a lovely discount of 25% off your newborn photography session!
Vikki Kelly Photography Need a fabulous photographer? For relaxed but exquisite shots, grown up family of teenagers, hectic fun-and-up-for-it kids or the tender moments of a newborn get in touch with the lovely Vikki Kelly.