Courses & Guides

A range of practical information and expertise at your fingertips.

These birth & baby courses & guides 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 one 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 a complete antenatal course for you to become 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

Relax and Breathe is your complete breathing course with simple and effective techniques for pregnancy, birth and when your baby is here.

There are three modules to use during your pregnancy, for labour & birth and to use as a new parent.

Birth Guides

Enhancing your knowledge and skills, these workshops focus on specific issues.

  • Labour & Birth Essentials
  • Positions For Labour & Birth
  • Waterbirth
  • Having An Epidural
  • Being Induced
  • Challenges In Labour & Birth

Baby Guides

Providing you with reliable knowledge, strategies and tips, based on evidence and experience.

  • Baby Sleep
  • Weaning
  • 4th Trimester
  • How Babies Work

The following courses will be available soon…

  • Being A Mum
  • Going Back To Work

How it works

  • Each course and guide can be accessed online – on your phone, tablet or computer – at a time that is convenient for you.
  • Audio files accompany the courses and resources can be downloaded to print or use in your own time.
  • To supplement your course or guide you can also book a consultation to ask questions, plan and gather any reassurance.

“We don’t know where we would be without your antenatal course – such valuable information.”

“Your courses and tools were so informative and useful – they made a huge difference to our preparation for birth.”

“A massive thank you for the information and support on our antenatal course – it was invaluable in helping us make decisions and to get our waterbirth.”

“Having resources to download and use in my own time was really good for me.”

Here’s why I created digital courses & guides

When the pandemic hit I had to turn my antenatal groups into online courses to continue to work with and help expectant parents. My digital antenatal course has proved to be both popular and beneficial, with resources which can be used in pregnancy, for birth and when baby is here.

I then created short guides to focus on individual antenatal and postnatal topics, which have also proved popular with parents.

Based on evidence and experience they have been designed to inform, empower and reassure. I am passionate about creating individualised support for parents so, with the accompanying resources, each course can be personalised and tailored to you and your needs.

You can also arrange conversations with me to talk through your birth preparation, to ask questions and to develop an effective and realistic birth plan.

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Working with parents since 2002


My face-to-face groups are ideal for parents across Newcastle & Tyneside. With video sessions and digital courses, I work with parents and families from across the North East as well as the rest of the UK.
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