Having worked with parents since 2002, I have specialised in 1:1 consultations since 2015. It makes such a difference to provide individual sessions.

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 consultations can focus on:

How consultations work

Your appointment will be professional, confidential, welcoming and informal so you can learn, share and ask questions.

Sessions can be by video-call as well as in-person if you are in the Newcastle & Tyneside area.

You will also receive relevant session notes, resources and follow-up emails.

Arranging your sessions

You can book an individual 90 minute session or a package of three 60-90 minute sessions.

I am able to offer morning, afternoon, evening and weekend appointments.

  • Simply make your first appointment here…
  • And then you can pay here…

Janine is calm and reassuring and nothing is too silly to ask.”

“You helped us to consider different options and to say what we needed, It made a huge difference.”

“As always the session was really useful and we were reassured to hear that we’re on the right tracks.”

“Janine has been an absolute saving grace for me in navigating the challenges of motherhood during lockdown. I would recommend her to everyone.”

Here’s why I focus on consultations with parents

Pregnancy, birth and being a parent are very personal so it felt important to provide personalised sessions that are tailored to each parent. Individual sessions are more effective because you have the time to properly focus and ask questions.

With a calm, knowledgeable approach, my role is to provide information – based on evidence and experience – with ongoing support and reassurance.

I am here to boost your confidence, to provide an experienced perspective and to help you develop effective coping strategies for you, your birth and your family.

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Working with parents since 2002


My face-to-face consultations are ideal for parents across Newcastle & Tyneside. With video sessions and digital courses, I also work with parents and families from across the North East and beyond.
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