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good information | an experienced perspective | practical skills | with a trained birth professional

Congratulations on your pregnancy!
I’m here to help get you prepared for labour, birth and meeting your baby…

I started working with parents in 2002, when I began my training as an antenatal teacher. Since then I have completed additional training and a lot of experience so I can work with parents beyond pregnancy. I am a specialist in pregnancy, birth and early parenting, meeting very different needs for information, support and reassurance.

My expertise means I can provide you with the knowledge, skills, support and reassurance you need. I work with expectant parents who just want straight-forward information and I work with parents who are anxious or who have specific needs for information and support because of a previous birth experience or due to a medical need. Here’s some feedback from parents.

I provide a range of antenatal classes and sessions…

Pregnancy Support – a private session to talk through…
anxiety & concerns | birth debrief | pregnancy after loss

The Antenatal Course – a small group course to prepare you for…
everything from early labour to meeting your baby | 4 sessions | ideal for first-time parents

The Birth Class – a small group workshop to focus on…
labour and birth |  ideal for first & second time parents

The Breathing Class – a relax & breathe for birth workshop to help you…
be calmer | have more control | ease any anxiety or panic | work with your contractions

Birth Consultations – private sessions to focus on your needs…
labour and birth | birth after loss | birth debrief | induction | caesarean | life with your baby |birth peptalk

 As an antenatal teacher with 15 years experience and as a doula who attends births, you are in good hands. I work with parents from Newcastle, Gateshead, Tyneside and Northumberland – if you have any queries about how I can help you prepare well for the birth of your baby, please just send me a message. As a thank-you, the parents who book an antenatal sessions with me can also receive discounts on some brilliant services and products.
Janine

antenatal classes, birth preparation, north shields, Whitley Bay, Tynemouth, Tyneside, Newcastle, Gateshead