Links – National & local Hampshire/West Sussex based companies
Daisy Foundation Daisy Birthing classes are a gentle movement programme designed to aid common pregnancy ailments such as heartbearn and fluid retention, encourage baby in to the best position for birth and to build muscle memory so that the movements become second nature when you go in to labour. The classes are very much about empowering mums-to-be, making them feel positive about their upcoming labours and providing them with a ‘toolkit’ of movements and techniques to use during labour. Classes now available in the Cosham/Portsmouth area Contact Sarah: 07837 647713 Ask about the discount offer from Lazy Daisy members for Zenses Holistic Therapies
Portsmouth Yoga Pregnancy Yoga offers you the opportunity to enjoy your beautiful changing body as you blossom into motherhood. At our workshops you will explore positions for active birth, positive interventions & comfort measures, and pain coping techniques; you will also explore your emotional and mental attitudes to labour, birth and parenting, and develop a calm, positive attitude as you move towards the most transformational experience of your life. Contact Lucy on 07944 123 620. Ask about the discount offer from Portsmouth Yoga members for Zenses Holistic Therapies
Pilates Intuition Pre and post natal Pilates sessions provided by a Pilates Foundation and pre/post natal specialist accredited matwork instructor. Our specific pre-natal programme of exercises are adapted for either early or late pregnancy and will help to create a supported posture and prevent pregnancy related backache. To find out more, please contact Josie Williams on 07809 141274. Ask about the discount offer from Pilates Intuition members for Zenses Holistic Therapies
Alverstoke Chiropractic A small family friendly clinic using McTimoney method of chiropractic, gentle, yet effective and suitable for all ages. Philippa comes highly recommend to help treat symptoms of SPD
Cardio Buggies Workout with your little ones using the buggy as part of the workout. From cardio to toning and stretching, it’s perfect for new mums and mums with toddlers too
Breathe & Birth Louise, founder of Breathe & Birth, covering West Sussex. Teaches The Wise Hippo Birthing programme which uses hypnosis techniques. There are many birthing programmes that use hypnosis that are collectively labelled ‘Hypnobirthing’. The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme has a unique approach as we do not focus on one specific way of birthing with any one specific outcome in mind
Prega-Mummas Yoga, Small midwife led classes to gain inner strength & connect with your unborn baby. Promote health & restore core strength to meet the demands of motherhood Classes are in Bosham
Chichester Pilates – Postnatal Group – Designed for new mothers, the postnatal Pilates group is a great way to get back into exercise after having a baby.
Reach Your Goal Postnatal Whether you are newly post natal or way beyond the baby stage, Gemma provides sessions with a basis of pelvic floor and core healing that will build your strength and progress you on to full fitness. As a Holistic Core Restore® Coach Gemma also offers specialist programs for one-to-one or small group training, providing a calm, relaxing environment which is all about You
Mindful Mamma Mindful Hypnobirthing is a bestselling book on hypnosis and mindfulness for birth. Written by Sophie Fletcher one of the UK’s leading hypnotherapists for pregnancy and birth, it will help you to prepare your mind and your body for a positive experience of birth. The downloads on this site are written and recorded by Sophie and are designed to be flexible. Whether you are doing hypnobirthing or wanting to try out some relaxation for pregnancy you will find something here for you.
Little Leaf is a local company based in Surrey. Organic cotton babywear in eye-catching designs and organic cotton sheets and pillowcases in a luxurious 300 thread count.
Johnny Black Photography a man with a licence to shoot. Available for all your occasions whether it be personal (i.e. weddings, christenings, family portraits) where my style is relaxed and unobtrusive to capture the more natural shots, or more formal posed and professional portfolios and corporate events. Johnny Black is Zenses Holistic Therapies registered photographer
Libby Edwards New born Photography an experienced newborn and baby photographer. Libby’s passion is capturing those cute little dimples and curls, long eye lashes and rosy lips, chubby rolls, fingers and toes. A member of both the International Professional Photographers Network and the Baby & Newborn Photography Association.
Earthside Birth Photography Bianca has experience at photographing home and hospital births, and will work quietly and unobtrusively while you labour and birth. We feel that being there to capture the magic of, and leading up to, the first moments of your journey into parenthood is a great honour and privilege.
Skinvelop Skincare a comprehensive range of natural & organic skincare, made in small batches using my very own unique recipes. I use ethically sourced botanical ingredients from around the world and my aim is to produce a brand that is both ecological and ethically sound! The range is suitable for all skin types and is especially valuable for anyone with dry problematic skin, as echoed by just some of the testimonials on my website. Let your skin GLOW with natural radiance!
Netmums is the UK’s fastest-growing online parenting organisation with over 1.2 million members and 5 million visits. Netmums is a family of local sites that cover the UK, each site offering information to mothers on everything from where to find playgroups and how to eat healthily to where to meet other mothers.
Mummies Club – a local resource for everything, each site offering information to mothers on everything from where to find playgroups and how to eat healthily to where to meet other mothers.
Baby Hampshire is a monthly magazine that packed full of information of baby related services, advertising, events and so on in the Hampshire area
BabyMate have gathered together a comprehensive range of service providers and specialist suppliers for babies and toddlers in the Portsmouth and south Hampshire area. We have simple directory listings of businesses and more in depth pages where you can find specific details of services on offer in Portsmouth and the surrounding areas.
Solent Mother & Baby Network is a group page on Facebook for all Solent mums to connect.
The Positive Birth Movement – We are a global network of free to attend antenatal groups, linked up by social media. We connect pregnant women together to share stories, expertise and positivity about childbirth. We aim to challenge the epidemic of negativity and fear that surrounds modern birth, and help change birth for the better. Join us as we meet up, link up and shake up birth! We have around 250 groups in the U.K, and over 150 in the rest of the world!
We have groups in 36 different countries!
Havant Borough Council Breast Feeding Scheme Zenses Holistic Therapies is now a registered member of this scheme. The ‘Breastfeed Welcome’ scheme, which is funded by Hampshire County Council, aims to encourage mums to feel confident and welcome to carry on breastfeeding for as long as they choose to.