Local Directory

We’ve taken the stress of finding those essential products and services by putting together this local directory of businesses and services.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Did you know, 30% of domestic violence starts in pregnancy?(Lewis & Drife, 2001, 2005; McWilliams & McKiernan, 1993). Domestic violence has been identified as a prime cause of miscarriage or stillbirth, and of maternal death during or immediately after childbirth.

Merton Council and Wandsworth Council have information outlining the support and advice they offer.

Jessica's Recipe Bag

Imagine a bag bursting with fresh ingredients and recipes delivered to your door, saving you time spent shopping. We plan, we shop and we deliver time to cook at home.

Recipes are all planned and tested by Jessica Andersson, a working Mum living in London with teenage kids. Jessica is also a qualified nutritional therapist and experienced cook, specialising in meal planning for individuals and families, health coaching and nutrition education. Order your first recipe bag online on our website at an unbeatable price!

Contact: Jessica Andersson
Telephone: 020 3609 8696
Email: support@jessicasrecipebag
Website: http://www.jessicasrecipebag.co.uk

WATER BABIES

Swimming with your baby is one of the most extraordinary, thrilling and bonding things you’ll do.But, along with the fun and developmental aspects, there’s lots of technical stuff to consider too. And that’s where we come in: Water Babies, the UK’s leading baby swim school.

We’ve the wealth of knowledge and desire to ensure you’ll experience something truly extraordinary; enhancing an already magical time.
Our instructors are world-class, delivering a uniquely structured programme that will see your baby swimming by around 30 months.
And, in the last two years, five of our Water Babies have saved themselves from drowning.
The best reason for doing what we do.
 
Water Babies
the start of something extraordinary...

Contact: Lo Winchurch
Telephone: 0207 585 1510
Email: readygo@waterbabies.co.uk
Website: http://www.waterbabies.co.uk
Location: Tooting

TOT ART

Regular Art classes for tots aged 18months - 5 years old.

Classes last for 45 minutes & are limited to a maximum of 10 children per class.
Run by a qualified Artist & teacher of Art, the classes use Award Winning teaching methods in a relaxed & friendly atmosphere to equip tots with skills for life whilst learning about Art, thinking creatively & using a large variety of media, materials & techniques.
Mums enjoy engaging in an activity with their child, enjoying an activity together which someone else has gone to the trouble of planning & preparing, & then clears up the mess for them at the end of the class.

Please do not hesitate to ring with any questions.

Contact: Wendy Briggs
Telephone: 020 8544 9049
Email: enquiry@totart.co.uk
Website: http://www.totart.co.uk
Location: Wimbledon, South Wimbledon & Raynes Park

  

Blueberry Playsongs

Blueberry runs lively, interactive music classes for children from 6 months to 3+ years in Wimbledon and Wandsworth (and other centres in London). Join us for a great sessions full of singing, dancing, instruments and fun!

Wimbledon - We're at Holy Trinity Church, next to the Polka Theatre on Thursday mornings. Call or email us now to check availability for this term.

Wandsworth - Blueberry Playsongs is happy to be running classes for 4 months to 4 year olds at common ground Cafe in Wandsworth Common. We're there every Wednesday morning for drop-in classes at 9.45, 10.30 and 11.15am. Cost is £5 per child, £8 for two. Hope to see you there!

Contact: Margo
Telephone: 020 8677 6871
Email: Info
Website: Blueberry Playsongs
Location: South West London

 

Crying Babies - Wimbledon Osteopathy & Cranial

There are many reasons why a new born may cry excessively. Where no medical reasons can be found, gentle cranial osteopathy could provide the answer. We offer safe and gentle treatment for new born babies. Together with our professional guidance, we can help you help your baby back to peaceful sleep.

Treatment is visibly pleasurable and often you can see your baby relaxing during treatment. We explain the common reasons why your child maybe crying and what simple measures you could take at home to help. All family members are welcome. Enjoy these early days of your child's life in harmony.

For more information please call the Living Centre Clinic. Our mature and knowledgeable reception team is ready to answer your questions or pass them on to our Cranial & Baby Osteopathy team.

10% discount on your first visit for all NCT babies - mention this ad!

Telephone: 020 8946 2331
Email: Info
Website: Wimbledon Osteopathy & Cranial
Location: South West London

 

Jelly Belly - Exercise Post-Caesarean

Jelly Belly offers exercise programmes that cater for mums who have had a caesarean birth, helping to aid the recovery process whilst improving energy levels, postural alignment, body shape and tone. Classes are available where babies are also welcome along. One to one training is offered for those looking for a personal approach to their training needs and goals.

Contact: Kellie Moore

Telephone: 07985 700879
Email: Info
Website: Jelly Belly
Location: South West London

Local Dentist with special interest in Paediatrics

High quality affordable private dental care in an environment that is designed to set both you and your children at ease.

Orthodontic and general Dental treatments for children from the age of 3. Symptoms and features of possible future orthodontic and growth problems that could be easily be addressed at a younger age include: mouth breathing, chronic ear aches, lethargy, poor school performance and thumb sucking.

Call to arrange a complimentary consultation.

Contact: Dr Kamburov
Telephone: 020 8715 9970
Website: Polar Dental
Email: Info 
Location: Merton Park, SW19

Vie Health

Vie Health provides Baby Massage, Baby Yoga & Jiggle and Jam (music & movement classes for babies & toddlers) in South
Wimbledon SW19 and Clapham SW12. Our classes are designed to nurture your baby's development while, at the same time, giving you both an opportunity to have fun and meet other mums and babies in your local area.

Contact: Vicki Simmonds (Baby Massage instructor) on 07723 091055 /
Vici Hoban (Baby Yoga & Jiggle and Jam teacher) on 07951 573928
Email: Info
Website: Vie Health
Location: SW19/ SW12

First Aid for life

First Aid for Life courses run by Emma Hammett, a qualified Nurse, First Aid Trainer and local Mum.
HSE and Qualsafe approved.
Paediatric courses fulfil Ofsted criteria.
Practical training using adult, baby and child manikins. 

Contact: Emma Hammett
Telephone: 020 8675 4036,
Email: Emma
Website: First Aid for Life
Location: SW12, SW1 or in your home

To Baby and Beyond

To Baby and Beyond specialises in Baby and Child First Aid for Parents, Carers and Professionals. Our courses teach you the emergency life saving techniques you will need if a baby, child or adult stops breathing, becomes unconscious or is choking. We will also cover first responder actions to common accidents, illnesses and injuries. All of our First Aid Courses are facilitated by specialist Paediatric Nurses,  Health visitors and Midwives. Our instructors have many years experience working with and training health professionals, childcare workers and parents.

Contact: Julie Cleasby
Telephone: 01273 702496
Email: Info
Web: To Baby and Beyond
Areas covered: South, East and West London, Surrey, Kent, Sussex

Water Life Swim School

Specialising in baby swimming, toddlers and pre-school swimmers.
Warm pools, "in water" instructors. Fun filled lessons teaching your child the joys of swimming!
 
Contact: Lizzie Emler.
Telephone: 020 8947 2149
Email: Info
Website: Water Life Swim School
Location: SW12 ,SM4, SM3 , TW10, RH8

Caterpillar Music

Captivating music classes for babies and young children! Exciting puppets, colourful percussion instruments and different weekly themes. Birthday parties also available. Free trial class.

Contact: Helen Simmons
Telephone: 020 8286 3754
Email: Helen
Webste: Caterpillar Music
Location: SW4, SW11, SW15, SW17, SW18, and SW19

Maternity Reflexology with Carly Garrett

Relaxing treatments in the comfort of your own home.  Helping to alleviate common pregnancy ailments such as back pain, oedema, constipation, fatigue and many more.

Contact: Carly Garrett
Telephone: 07932 741473
Email: Info
Website: Carly Garrett
Location: SW19 and surrounding areas

 

 


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