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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

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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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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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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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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