Links and Useful Contacts for local services
Antenatal & Postnatal Services: Therese Solon – www.theresesolon.co.uk
Therese is a qualified antenatal teacher with over ten years’ experience. She offers private antenatal courses around Balham, Battersea, Clapham, Earlsfield and Wandsworth. Services include: One-to-one and one-to-couple antenatal classes in your own home; Women only group antenatal courses for mothers expecting again; Postnatal home visits to support you with breastfeeding, recovery after birth and early parenting.
The Baby Care Company – www.thebabycarecompany.co.uk
Tailored and local 2 hour morning or evening classes to get you prepared for life with your second baby. Discover tricks and techniques for coping with two, learn simple techniques to avoid sibling jealousy, and maintain that special relationship with your first child. Also get a refresher on pain-free breastfeeding, good sleep routines and keeping the family involved. 1-2-1 or group sessions available so you can meet other second time mums at the same time.
The Butterfly Preschool (formerly The Baby Drop) – www.thebutterflypreschool.co.uk
Formerly The Babydrop crèche, The Butterfly Preschool has changed to a termly based preschool for children aged 2-5 years with holiday clubs during term breaks.
Balham Osteopathic Practice – www.balham-osteopathic.co.uk
The Balham Osteopathic Practice has been providing relief from back pain, sports injuries, headaches and many other conditions for the people of Balham over several years. Located in the heart of Balham, founder, Philip Hartley B. Ost, Dip APNT and his colleague Dorothy Smith M. Ost, provide treatment for adults, children and babies at times that are convenient in a calm, peaceful and reassuring environment.
Battersea Yoga – www.batterseayoga.com
Offering yoga classes and workshops, mindfulness meditation courses, pre & post natal yoga, mum and baby yoga, doula services, yoga holidays and private therapy.
The Beaumont Osteopathic Practice – www.osteopathy4health.co.uk
Based at Neal’s Yard Therapy Rooms on Northcote Road, Adam Beaumont D.O, B.A. is a fully qualified registered Osteopath providing safe, gentle, hands-on treatments for a wide range of conditions. Adam has particular expertise in Osteopathy for pregnant mothers, babies and children, and in Osteopathy for general healthcare.
Children’s Therapies – www.childrenstherapies.co.uk
Children’s Therapies is a team of independent child therapy practitioners based in Wandsworth offering speech and language therapy, child psychology, child psychotherapy (including play therapy and drama therapy) and yoga for children.
Expectancy – www.expectancy.co.uk
Expectancy is the leading provider of professional education on complementary therapies in maternity care and the definitive source of information for expectant mothers on the safety of natural remedies.
Zoe Lake Acupuncture & Tui Na – www.zoelake.co.uk
Zoe Lake is an established acupuncturist working from Neal’s Yard in Clapham & Battersea. She specialises in fertility and pregnancy and often combines the use of Acupuncture and Tui Na.
London Acupuncture – www.londonacupuncture.com
London Acupuncture is run by Julia Davis, a qualified and experienced acupuncturist working in South London. She practices from clinics in Tooting Bec, SW17 and Battersea, SW11 and is available for day and evening appointments.
Maternity Reflexology Consortium – www.maternity-reflexology.com
The Maternity Reflexology Consortium are a group of midwife reflexologists who facilitate maternity reflexology courses for reflexologists and midwives. Therapists who have gained The Certificate of Competency in Maternity Reflexology from the consortium can be found on this site.
NCT – Clapham & District Branch – http://www.nct.org.uk/branches/clapham
Offering support, information and friendship to parents and parents-to-be to as they make the transition to parenthood.
Neal’s Yard Remedies– www.nealsyardremedies.com/clapham-junction-store
Stocking a full range of Neal’s Yard organic skin care and natural remedies. Also offering a wide range of complementary therapies with experienced therapists.
Nutritio Nutritional Therapy – www.nutritio.co.uk
Nutritional Therapy with Joanna Lyall, a qualified nutritionist. Joanna’s practice is based in Balham and offers tailored practical nutritional advice. Joanna has a particular interest in nutritional therapy pre, during and after pregnancy.
Consultations can be done via Skype if you are not able to get to the practice.
Paul’s Cancer Support Care Centre – www.paulscancersupportcentre.org.uk/
Established in 1983, the Centre is a registered charity that helps anyone who has been affected by cancer. This includes not just people who have cancer but also those who have a family member or friend with the disease as well as health care professionals.
South West Yoga with Lucy Paul –www.swyoga.org
SW Yoga is a yoga company based in South West London. Classes are taught at all levels in Wandsworth and Balham.
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