Useful Contacts

Tongue Tie Practitioners

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

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