Information, reassurance & support for Tyneside parents

Birth, Baby & Family is all about relaxed, down-to-earth, parent-focused sessions, along with reassurance, coping strategies and confidence boosts when they are needed.

I have worked with parents since 2002 and my practice focuses on providing good information, reassurance and support for parents with:

  • pregnancy support
  • birth preparation
  • birth & postnatal doula support
  • postnatal support when parents are on maternity leave
  • ongoing 1: 1 support for parents throughout family life


Pregnancy Relaxation Sessions | Thursdays 7-8.30pm | £20
to de-stress, relax and practise breathing skills

Antenatal Course | Mondays 7-9pm | £135
5 sessions to get you better prepared for birth

Relax & Breathe for Birth | Thursdays 7-8.30pm | £35 
a specialist workshop to develop practical skills for labour and birth

1:1 Birth Preparation Sessions
to help all parents be better prepared for birth: birth debrief, birth refresher, birth preparation, caesarean preparation, induction plus issues specific to you

Birth & Postnatal Doula Service
individualised support for parents

Family Café | Wednesdays & Fridays 10am-12 | £5 | Weekly
For parents & grandparents with babies, toddlers & preschoolers – conversation, play, relax, sensory den, tea & cake

Baby Session | Wednesdays 1-3pm | £5 | Weekly
For parents and babies up to 1 – conversation, reassurance and support on all things baby: sleep & tiredness, feeding, being a mum, baby development & growth spurts and going back to work

Weaning Workshop | Thursdays 1-3pm | £15 | Monthly
For parents with babies from 3 months old

Baby Massage | Fridays 1-2.30pm | £35
5 relaxing, informal and beneficial sessions

Birth Debrief Service | 1:1 Sessions
For parents to talk through and make sense of the birth of their baby

Sleep Support | 1:1 Sessions
Ideas, support & reassurance for parents

1:1 Parent Sessions
For all aspects of parenting and for you to focus on you

I am based in North Shields and parents from Newcastle and across Tyneside attend my sessions. I am also developing online support sessions who live further away.

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If you have any queries, you can just send me a message.

a specialist in pregnancy, birth and parent support

About Janine 664 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.