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If you are pregnant, if you have a baby, if you need some information, support and reassurance or you have any queries about any of my sessions or services, you can just send me a quick message below. You can follow me on social media for more information, discussion and to be part of the conversation about pregnancy, birth and early parenting. Facebook Facebook Group For Parents Instagram And you can sign up for: Notes for Parents – regular, short emails with practical information, inspiration & stories With a calm and knowledgeable approach, my aim is to provide the knowledge, support and reassurance you need to be informed and confident parents. Janine Smith | A specialist in pregnancy, birth and early parentingWorking with parents since 2002


A range of digital birth & baby courses have been designed for you to complete at your own pace. Packed full of experience and expertise, each one will provide you with a foundation of robust knowledge, practical skills, strategies and ideas. Each course is clear and practical, based on evidence, experience and listening to parents. With resources to read and use at home, each digital course is interactive and tailored to you. Antenatal Course This is complete antenatal course for you to focus on being fully prepared for your birth and for your new baby. It includes all aspects of labour and birth, pain management, relax & breathe and life with a new baby. Relax & Breathe Course For you to focus on learning and using effective relaxation and breathing skills during pregnancy, throughout labour and birth and with your new baby. Or you can choose a workshop to focus on individual birth issues The birth workshops are also part of the Online Membership As well as a workshop to focus on individual postnatal issues …


Community is all about having a safe space for conversation, discussion and questions with ongoing support and reassurance. I am running online and in-person sessions each week for parents in pregnancy and with a baby or toddler. Mother Cuppa Groups Mother Cuppa Groups are weekly online and face-to-face sessions for conversations and questions to gather reliable information, support and reassurance. I love running small group sessions and mine are informal and practical, where you can chat, gain support and ask specific questions. It’s also a place where I can offer reassurance and support and answer your questions about pregnancy, birth and as you adapt, adjust and meet the needs of your baby. There are some weekly options for you: Mondays 10.30-11.30am: an online group for parents everywhere with a baby Wednesdays 10-11am (ish): walk & talk for parents with bumps, babies & toddlers in North Shields Fish QuayFollowed by Wednesdays 11am: a cafe session for parents with bumps & babies in North Shields Fish Quay Online Membership The online membership is an exclusive way for expectant and …

antenatal and postnatal consultations


Antenatal and postnatal consultations focus on your individual need for information, practical tools and confidence. Tailored to you, they provide a foundation of robust knowledge and skills you can rely on. You can ask questions and gather the knowledge, support and reassurance you need for your pregnancy, for your birth, for your baby and for you as a parent. Your antenatal and postnatal consultations can focus on: Pregnancy Birth & baby preparation Birth debrief New babies & new parents Baby sleep Postnatal issues & being a parent For you, the woman behind the parent Your consultations will work around your schedule to give you the information, support and reassurance you need. Arranging your sessions One 90-minute session or three 60-minute sessions, which can be arranged at a time to best suit you. Your sessions can be in-person if you are in the Newcastle area or by video call. Includes relevant session notes/resources and follow-up emails. Ideal for all parents. With a calm and knowledgeable approach, my aim is to provide the knowledge, support and reassurance …