Useful contacts & resources

Tongue Tie Practitioners

ContactAssociation of tongue-tie practitioners
ContactCW Genna – is my baby tongue tied?

Montessori parent workshops

ContactRochelle Cutler

Psychotherapy and mental health

ContactBernice Gorringe – trauma specialtist
ContactUK Council for Psychotherapy – find a local therapist near you
ContactAssociation of postnatal illness
Helpline:0207 386 0868 (open Mon – Fri, 10am to 2 pm)
ContactCry-Sis – support for parents with crying and sleepless babies
Helpline:08451 228 669 (open 7 days a week, 9am to 10 pm)
ContactFatherhood Institute

Weaning & starting solids

ContactSolid Starts

Holistic sleep guidance & coaching

ContactLyndsey Hookway

Antenatal & postnatal practical & emotional support from a doula

ContactDoula UK


ContactLucy Webber IBLBC
ContactLactation consultants of GB – find a local IBCLC near you
ContactEric Taylor – breastfeeding support for fathers
ContactExpressing and storing breastmilk – BFN
ContactBreastfeeding after a caesarean birth
ContactEating well for new mums
ContactHospital grade breast pump hire – Medela
ContactBreastfeeding advice and drugs in breastfeeding fact sheet
Facebook messenger:The Breastfeeding Network Drugs in Breastmilk information service (you can private message to speak to a pharmacists if you have a question about the safety of medication or medical treatments while breastfeeding)
ContactDonor breast milk – receiving and giving
ContactLa Leche League support
Helpline: 0345 1202918 (Open from 8am to 11pm, 365 days a year)
ContactBreastfeeding toddlers of 12 mths and older – support group
Facebook:Breastfeeding older babies and beyond
ContactNational breatfeeding helpline
Helpline:0300 100 0212 (Open from 9.30am to 9.30pm, 365 days a year)
ContactNCT infant feeding helpline
Helpline: 0300 330 0700 (Open from 8am to midnight, 365 days a year)

Using formula milk

ContactFirst Steps Nutrition – guides to different formulas available
ContactNCT infant feeding helpline
Helpline: 0300 330 0700 (Open from 8am to midnight, 365 days a year)
ContactNHS – how to make up baby formula
ContactUNICEF – bottle feeding resource

Baby first aid

ContactRed Cross
ContactNCT courses
ContactBaby Academy

Cow’s milk protein allergy advice

ContactAllergy UK – does my baby have a cows milk protien allergy
Helpline:01322 619898 (open Mon-Fri 9am – 5:00pm)

Support for parents of twins, triplets & more

ContactTwins Trust
Helpline0800 138 0509 (open Mon-Fri 10am–1pm and 7–10pm

Support for parents of premature or sick babies


Further Montessori reading

BookUnderstanding the human being – The Importance of the First Three Years of Life. Author – Silvana Quattrocchi Montanaro
BookThe child in the family. Author – Maria Montessori
BookBabies Build Toddlers: A Montessori Guide to Parenting the First 18 Months. Author – Mariana Bissonnette
BookAid to life – Montessori beyond the classroom. Author – Susan Mayclin Stephenson
BookThe Joyful Child: Montessori, Global Wisdom for Birth to Three – Susan Mayclin Stephenson

Montessori equipment suppliers

ContactAbsorbent Minds Ltd