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The Birth, Baby & Family Directory

The Birth, Baby & Family Directory is an essential guide to the best services and practitioners for parents, along with a range of brilliant shops and products.

As a trusted source of information for parents and families from pregnancy through to teenagers, it is essential for me to be able to provide links to the best services, products and practitioners for children, parents and families across Newcastle & Tyneside. I only work alongside businesses who are experienced, professional, recommended and who fit in well with the supportive ethos of Birth, Baby & Family.

Supporting small businesses is important to me and this is a network of wonderful people who are passionate about what they do, who are excellent at what they do and I recommend them to parents…

wp-1547457075517..jpgThe Core Team is a pool of specialist knowledge

The Birth, Baby & Family Practice – antenatal classes, postnatal support, baby massage, weaning an ongoing parent support

Debbie Donaldson – pregnancy & postnatal fitness specialist plus running and hulahoop courses

Julia McCarthy at Sanctuary House – massage and reflexology

Puddle Ducks – aquanatal, baby & toddler swimming plus swim academy

North East Sling Library – for baby & toddler carrying expertise

Tumbles & Grumbles First Aid – for parents, grandparents and children

Piccolo Music – the original baby & toddler music group

Decote Dance Academy – from toddlers to teenagers

Branch Counselling – specialising in family counselling

We are all well trained specialists in our field.

wp-1547457216544..jpgFor pregnancy & birth

Antenatal Classes & Birth Preparation Consultations with Birth, Baby & Family

Aerobic Bumps with Debbie Donaldson

Aquanatal with PuddleDucks

Reflexology & Pregnancy Massage with Julia at Sanctuary House

Birth, Baby & Family Birth Debrief Service


wp-1547457175916..jpgServices & sessions for parents with babies & toddlers…

The North East Sling Library

Branch Counselling Service

Tumbles & Grumbles Baby & Toddler First Aid

Birth, Baby & Family – Mother Cuppa

Buggyfit & Aerobic Mums with Debbie Donaldson

Birth, Baby & Family Weaning Workshop

Birth, Baby & Family Sleep Support

Birth, Baby & Family Baby Massage


wp-1547457110719..jpgBaby and toddler groups…

Puddle Ducks Baby & Toddler Swimming

Piccolo Music

BabyBallet | Decote Diggers

Tots Play North Tyneside

Sing & Sign – Newcastle & North Tyneside

wp-1547457970282..jpgClasses & services for older children and families…

Branch Counselling Service

Birth, Baby & Family – 1:1 Parent Sessions

Decote Dance Academy

Puddle Ducks Swim Academy

wp-1547457252016..jpgJust for you…

Birth, Baby & Family – 1:1 Sessions for Women

Hula Hooping


Reflexology & massage 

wp-1547457284696..jpgProducts & Services…

Captured Forever Family Photography 

Emily Ward Art 



I am in the process of expanding the Birth, Baby & Family Directory to include more classes and services for older children, families and parents as well as family friendly cafes, shops and days out. Get in touch for more information if you would like your small business or organisation to be involved.


Birth, Baby & Family is run by Janine Smith
A specialist in pregnancy, birth and parent support



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