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Macclesfield Babywearers Sling Library

Macclesfield Babywearers Sling Library is currently an online group where you can go to get support with babywearing. You can hire a sling or carrier for £10 a month which is a great way to try before you buy. You can also get support with a sling or carrier that you have bought or been…

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Melanie English Doula

Contact details: T – 07724 023612 Website  Facebook  Instagram  Blog

Edge Osteopathy

Specialist in Paediatric Osteopathy. Providing treatment including: Cranial Osteopathy Pre & post natal care Hands on treatment for musculoskeletal conditions such as neck & back pain. Located in Alderley Edge, flexible appointment times available including evenings and weekends. 24/7 Online booking available via the website. Tel: 07498 216308 Website Facebook  Instagram

Mental Health Support During Covid 19

There’s some great information out there from reputable sources about managing your mental health and wellbeing specifically during the Coronavirus outbreak. : MIND BBC MENTAL HEALTH.ORG NHS Every Mind Matters

We are busy gathering information for this page and we would really appreciate your help. If you know of something that should be included please let me know via the contact page. East Cheshire Mumbler endeavours to keep all information up to date but class providers can change class details at any time so please do…

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Private Midwives

We are the leading providers of private maternity services providing maternity care to couples throughout the UK. T: 0800 4702109  

Optimum Birthing

Optimum Birthing: Parenting Sessions, Breastfeeding Workshops, Hypnobirthing Courses, The Wise Hippo Birthing Programme, Aromatherapy for Labour and Reflexology. T: 07917 768 895

Happy Nest Doula

I can support you on your journey from pregnancy to parenthood, helping you to have positive, empowering experiences along the way. T: 07881 946003  

Doula Kate – Postnatal Doula Support

Postnatal Doula based in Knutsford, Cheshire. T:07875 711756

Creative Hypnobirthing

A creative approach to a calm and positive birth. I am a qualified Hypnobirthing practitioner trained by Katherine Graves.  The KGH course is recognised by the Royal College of Midwives. T: 07749 461897  

Babistic Baby and You

Baby Massage & Baby Yoga, Baby Reflexology classes, Hypnotherapy, The Wise Hippo Birthing Courses (Hypnobirthing). Manchester and Cheshire based. T: 07799 032191  

North West Human Milk Bank

We can supply donor milk anywhere in England, Wales and Ireland. Our aim is to make donor milk available to any baby who needs it regardless of the location of their birth. We can supply donor milk via safe, cost effective, frozen transport anywhere in England, Wales and Ireland. For moe informatie see the North West…

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NCT Courses for Parents

Our antenatal courses aren’t like those you might see online, or get at your maternity unit or hospital. With NCT you get the time and attention to explore what’s important to you. Our courses bring local parents-to-be together whose babies are due around the same time.  NCT East Cheshire (for classes in Macclesfield, Wilmlsow, parts…

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Well Baby Clinics (baby weigh ins)


Wilmslow Hypnobirthing

The HypnoBirthing course is taught in a series of 5 classes over 5 consecutive weeks with each session lasting 2 1/2 hours. T: 07927 346480  

Bump & Me – Hypnobirth Courses

I trained as a Hypnobirth Instructor in 2011 and have been running courses in the Northwest ever since, teaching over 400 couples at the last count. T: 07900 900 233  

Private Midwifery Care East Cheshire

Enhanced NHS Midwifery Care in Cheshire For a free consultation call 01625 663696

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…

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Gingerbread – Support for Single Parents

Gingerbread is the leading national charity working with single parent families.  They have a wealth of information and advice on topics including housing, bereavement and money on their website. The Gingerbread Single Parent Helpline provides support and expert advice on anything from dealing with a break-up to going back to work or sorting out child…

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The Doula Element

The Doula Element provides families in Cheshire with maternity support and education during pregnancy, birth and the early days and weeks with a baby. Services include antenatal classes and breastfeeding support. T: 07421 991158

Manchester Lactation Consultants (a little further afield in Hale)

We are currently practicing as NHS Infant Feeding Coordinators with a special interest in breastfeeding and tongue-tie, and we provide a comprehensive service including the assessment, diagnosis and treatment for babies presenting with both feeding problems and tongue-tie. Our consultations take place at our clinic in Hale, Cheshire. T: 07907 308287

La Leche League

Mother to mother support for all breastfeeding mums at every stage of their breastfeeding journey via our helpline, social media, online help forms and face to face at local meetings. Congleton and Macclesfield group contact details:- T: Francesca 01625 261253 T: Beverley 07846 773919  

The Daisy Foundation

The Daisy Foundation offers you  a range of classes and workshops across our Daisy Birthing, Daisy Parent and Daisy Baby programs. For classes in and around Sandbach call 07813 032919 For classes in and around Warrington call 07879 984089 For classes in and around The Heatons, Cheadle and Wilmslow call 07791 693092 For classes in and around…

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Cherubs Breastfeeding Support

Cherubs of Cheshire offers breastfeeding support across Cheshire East. We run support groups, offer one-to-one home support, telephone support and online information. Please get in touch for breastfeeding support! Contact us on our breastfeeding support line: 03001234579; available 9-5 Monday-Friday You can also check out our Cherubs YouTube Channel and join our Facebook group for…

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I CAN and Talking Point – children’s communication charities

I CAN’s mission is that no child should be left out or left behind because of a difficulty speaking or understanding. There is a wealth of information, help and advice on the I CAN website. There is also a helpline which you can call to speak to a speech and language specialist for advice and guidance…

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Booktrust – Inspire a Love of Reading

Every child in England and Wales is entitled to a free Bookstart pack before they are 12 months old and again aged 3-4 years (27 months in Wales). Bookstart also gifts additional needs packs for babies and toddlers, as well as black-and-white booklets for newborns and dual language books. Find out how you can get…

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Baby2sleep – sleep consultant

Sleep Consultancy In Manchester. T: 07488 376414

Cheshire Baby Whisperer

Since retiring from the NHS I have dedicated my life to baby and toddler research becoming a sleep consultant and trainer. T: 07715 305 331

The Smile Group

The SMILE Group was co-founded by Natalie Nuttall and Ruth Eglin in 2011 after they both experienced PND and felt passionate about the need for parents to benefit from sustained peer support at a local level. When we set The SMILE Group up we wanted it to be a place where families can relax and not…

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Congleton Sling Library

We offer a sling hire service to enable you to find out which type of sling is for you! Slings can be hired at a cost of £8 for two weeks or £15 for a month. A £40 refundable deposit is required for all hires. T: 07920 131971 Facebook – @congletonslinglibrary


Home-Start is one of the leading family support charities in the UK. Families struggling with post-natal depression, isolation, physical health problems, bereavement and many other issues receive the support of a volunteer who will spend around two hours a week in a family’s home supporting them in the ways they need. Fore more information see…

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Good Egg Car Safety – Car Seat Advice

The Good Egg website has lots of safety advice on buying a car seat for the little ones.

Family Fund

Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. For more information see their website –

Dental Care for Mother and Baby

The Oral Health Foundation is an independent charity (not for profit) dedicated to improving oral health and wellbeing.  They run a Helpline offering advice, help and reassurance about their oral health and wellbeing – you can call them on 01788 539780. Check out their website here – You are entitled to free dental treatment whilst you are…

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30 Hours Free Childcare

Cheshire East Council has produced a one page Checklist to help you understand if you are eligible for the 30 hours free childcare ones your child turns 3 – Click here to download the PDF