Birth Essentials – Newcastle & Tyneside



With Janine Rudin – a specialist in pregnancy, birth and early parenting


To effectively focus on all you need to know for giving birth…

signs of labour

early labour, established labour and giving birth – what to expect and how to manage your contractions

your options

knowing what helps labour and what doesn’t

pain relief

effective birth support

if you need a caesarean

meeting your baby

£35 per person/£50 per couple | SATURDAYS 12-3pm
with Birth Booklets and ongoing information and support when you need it

These sessions run at The Birth & Baby Family Centre, George Street, North Shields NE30 1EL


What are the benefits for you and your birth partner?

  • Informal and friendly sessions
  • Effective, practical information and skills from a knowledgeable and experienced birth practitioner
  • Beneficial birth support
  • Ongoing support and information when you need it
  • Access to the Birth & Baby Family Centre

What to expect

  • 1-8 people – groups are kept small so the sessions are friendly, informal and focused
    on your needs
  • There’s always tea and cake and you can ask all the questions you need to feel better prepared for the birth of your baby.
  • Good information and practical skills to benefit you from your first contraction to
    meeting your baby

Who is this workshop for?

  • If you are pregnant for the first time or you are pregnant again, this workshops can help
    you and your birth partner focus on getting prepared for the birth of your baby.
  • You can come along anytime in your third trimester – book early, book late – there will
    always be space for you!

family centre

Book your place…

April 19 & 26 (the last 2 session workshop| 7-9pm) | £50

May 14  – Individual 

May 14  – Couple  

July 16 – Individual  

July 16  – Couple  

September 10 – Individual 

September 10 – Couple 

November 12 – Individual 

November 12 – Couple 

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You can also book:

Pregnancy & Birth Group

One-to-one Sessions

Relax & Breathe for Birth

Baby Essentials Workshop

“You have an easy, no nonsense but kind and generous teaching style. You listen and you empower and your sessions have made such a difference to me and to my family”

If you have any queries, please don’t hesitate to get in touch…

The Birth & Baby Network

About Janine 653 Articles
As an experienced and qualified practitioner, I specialise in pregnancy, birth and parent support - my aim is to listen, inform, support and reassure when needed. I have worked with parents since 2002 and I set up Birth, Baby & Family in 2011 to provide good information, different voices and links to the best products and services for families.