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Natal Hypnotherapy Main Website

Yogita London Pregnancy Yoga in Islington (Yogita also offers baby massage and mum & baby yoga)

Association for Improvement in maternity services (Great info on pregnancy and childbirth care and knowing your rights)

Independent Midwives UK

Maya Midwives (The wonderful midwives who supported me to have a breech birth at home)

Doula UK Website

A couple of lovely local doulas who helped me prepare for my second birth:

  • Carol Smith
  • Maisie Hill                                                                             (Maisie also offers acupuncture, massage, reflexology, and placenta encapsulation)

Another fantastic local doula:

For all your baby sling needs: North London Sling Library

Friendly breastfeeding support:

Mother’s talking post-natal group with Naomi Stadlen:                                                      

And now for some interesting articles on induction, dates, the perineum, meconium, cord clamping, decision-making and life after baby :

 Recommended Reading books

For Birth:

  • Ina May’s Guide to Childbirth by Ina May Gaskin
  • Effective Birth Preparation: Your Practical Guide to a Better Birth by Maggie Howell
  • Why Hypnobirthing Matters by Katrina Berry
  • Childbirth & The Future of Homo sapiens by Michel Odent

For Fathers-to-be:

  • Men, Love and Birth by Mark Harris

For Breastfeeding:

  • The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding by La Leche League

For Parenting/ Mothering:

  • What Mothers do by Naomi Stadlen
  • How Mothers Love by Naomi Stadlen