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Birth, Baby & Family Directory – The Core Team

The Birth, Baby & Family Directory is an essential guide to the best services and practitioners for parents, along with a range of brilliant shops and products.

As a trusted source of information for parents and families from pregnancy through to teenagers, it is essential for me to be able to provide links to the best services, products and practitioners for children, parents and families across Newcastle & Tyneside. I only work alongside businesses who are experienced, professional, recommended and who fit in well with the supportive ethos of Birth, Baby & Family.

Supporting small businesses is important to me and this is a network of wonderful people who are passionate about what they do, who are excellent at what they do and I recommend them to parents…

wp-1547457075517..jpgThe Core Team is a pool of specialist knowledge…

The Birth, Baby & Family Practice – antenatal classes, postnatal support, baby massage, weaning an ongoing parent support

Debbie Donaldson – pregnancy & postnatal fitness specialist plus running and hulahoop courses

Julia McCarthy at Sanctuary House – massage and reflexology

Puddle Ducks – aquanatal, baby & toddler swimming plus swim academy

North East Sling Library – for baby & toddler carrying expertise

Tumbles & Grumbles First Aid – for parents, grandparents and children

Piccolo Music – the original baby & toddler music group

Decote Dance Academy – from toddlers to teenagers

Branch Counselling – specialising in family counselling


We are all well trained and very experienced specialists in our field so you are in good hands.

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

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Janine Smith | Birth, Baby & Family
A specialist in pregnancy, birth, babies & parent support