For you & your baby

I have worked with parents since 2002 and, as a practitioner with professional training and experience, I am trusted to provide a balance of reliable knowledge, non-judgemental support and much needed reassurance.

My approach is not to tell you what to do – it is to listen, to provide you with the opportunity to ask questions, it is about providing ideas and information, helping you to formulate plans and to find what works for you and for your family.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to send me a message.

From the early days and weeks with your new baby and throughout the first year.

Babies are always developing, growing and changing – as a parent, you are always learning and adapting to these changes.

Reliable information with good support, reassurance and simple coping strategies can help you manage the different challenges. Expectations and pressure to get it right can also be overwhelming, so talking it through is beneficial.

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These sessions are tailored to you so you can focus on and talk through:

  • the early days and weeks with your new baby
  • baby sleep and being tired
  • taking the stress out of weaning
  • going back to work after maternity leave
  • being a mum – guilt, parenting challenges, juggling, loss of identity
  • feeling overwhelmed
  • meeting the needs of more than one child
  • managing stress & anxiety

Your appointments can work around your schedule and, with video sessions, I work with parents everywhere.

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Postnatal Guides

A range of 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.

  • Baby Sleep
  • Weaning
  • 4th Trimester
  • How Babies Work
  • Being A Mum
  • Going Back To Work

Group Sessions

My small group sessions are about a warm welcome and a safe space for conversation, questions, support and reassurance.

These are face-to-face sessions so they ideal for parents from across Newcastle and Tyneside.

  • Mother Cuppa
  • Baby Sleep Workshop
  • Weaning Workshop

“You enabled me to survive and to help me be me, the mum I am – not perfect but what felt right for me and for us.”

“Always on hand when I am stressed or worried. Janine is a wonderful listener and offers calm advice.”

“Janine was my absolute rock – she was there to answer all my questions, she reassured me, she gave me advice and she was brilliant support.”


With video sessions and digital courses, I work with parents and families from across the UK as well as internationally.
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