These are some of the people I value in terms of the work they do.
Cranial Osteopath B.Sc. Ost. – Nargis Ahmad
I am always happy refer pre and post natal mums & babies to Nargis (She does treat all family members). She is very knowledgeable in her field and will explain your situation in a language you understand. Myself and my family have also had the pleasure of her treatments. She is always available to offer a complimentary chat to make sure it is the right treatment for you.
A passionate Teacher who has come highly recommended by so many local mums ( & mums to be) specialising in
She also offers: Meditation and Chakra Dancing, Yoga Counselling (form of Yoga Therapy or Life Coaching), which is designed to help people through major life changes.
Acupuncturist, Midwife, Craniosacral Therapist – Christine Grabowska
Christine offers 1 to 1 or small group antenatal classes to help prepare mothers to be and their partners for the exciting weeks and months ahead. Christine has been a practising midwife for 35 years. She has been teaching students to become midwives for 25 years. She specializes in teaching moxibustion to midwives for turning the breech.
Christine is dedicated to the education of pregnant women, in order to achieve the best birth and encouraging women to know and trust they can do it! Christine’s philosophy is for women to feel confident and empowered in their experience and to ease the way into giving birth and enjoy the postnatal period. Acupuncture and craniosacral therapy are offered in support of pregnancy, family life and for couples thinking of becoming pregnant.
Homeopath – Melissa Wakeling DI Hom Practitioner MARH RHom, CEASE Therapist
Melissa is a calm and relaxed person, and is well informed to advise you on homeopathic remedies. I have been treated by her as have my children. She treats all family members and has a special interest in Special Needs ( Cease Therapist). She also provides homeopathic labour kits to pregnant women.
Dhriti Medra – Meditation for kids, Hypnobirthing, Intuitive Readings and Massage Therapy
Dhriti Mehra began a journey in my early 20s of personal development and alternative medicine, studying, learning and experiencing: Transcendental Meditation, Homeopathy, NLP, Shamanism, Healing, Intuition, Holistic Massage, Hypnobirthing. “I believe we are all here for a reason, we all have a purpose here on this earth and we all have the ability to change and evolve if we choose to do so.”
A birthing and postnatal doula, working in the Twickenham area. As a birth doula she helps you prepare antenatally so you go into your labour with confidence. During the birth she works quietly alongside you, protecting your birth space and helping you feel secure and calm. Importantly she will help you voice your wishes to medical staff.
As a postnatal doula she provide continuous emotional and physical support to help you in the early days, so you will be able to rest, relax and enjoy your baby. Rosie can help with the routine care of a newborn as well as cooking and helping with older siblings. Whatever you find helpful in supporting you in the early days.
Andisheh Thomson has a fun, glowing personality that would put any family at ease, a ‘photographer of happiness’. Professional photographer trained at University of the Arts London.She’s been privileged enough to have my work published in most major UK papers. You can therefore rest assured that she’ll get some beautiful photos of you and your children!
“I love pictures that show genuine happiness and those quiet tender moments when you forget there’s a camera there. As a maternity and newborn baby photographer my passion is to produce beautiful, simple and minimalist photographs that will survive the test of time”.
The Arnica Network was formed in 2007 by parents concerned about the vaccination program and interested in the role of Natural Health in disease. Within 5 few years, 75 new Arnica groups have started nationwide, which we feel reflects the strong interest in natural immunity and the need for like-minded friendship and support systems when making such choices for our families.
Association of Reflexologists
An independent Professional Reflexology Association in the UK since 1984, providing benefits, advice and guidance to reflexologists and working with other external bodies and advisory groups to promote the highest standards in the profession.
Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)
The Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT) is the largest and leading professional association for therapists in the UK and Ireland. With thousands of members offering a broad range of specialisms – from sports and remedial therapies, to complementary healthcare and holistic beauty treatments – the FHT is the association of choice for professional therapists.
Maternity Reflexlogy – Susanne Enzer
Susanne has a passion for using Reflexology with maternity care. She is both inspiring and full of wisdom in this field.She has used reflexology in her midwifery practice for over 20 years, and has found that the natural therapy had enhanced the wellbeing and health of pregnant women pre and post natally.
Baby Massage – Peter Walker
Peter specializes in supporting parent and child relationships from conception to seven and the well-being and fitness of mothers and babies including those babies with developmental delay. He is a pioneer of Developmental Baby Massage from the 1980s onwards. All certificated ‘Developmental Baby Massage’ teachers are personally taught and certified by Peter Walker who has some 35 years teaching experience in this field.