Birth-related resources in Berkshire, Surrey and Hampshire

Pregnancy & Birth

NHS Pregnancy & Birth guide

IMUK is the membership organisation for independent midwives in the UK.

NICE Guidelines
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – Clinical Guidelines for all aspects of birth in the UK

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists information for pregnancy and birth

Saving babies lives

The Positive Birth Group Sandhurst
Monthly free pregnancy meet up classes in Sandhurst, Berkshire

Find a Doula

Gestational Diabetes
AIMS Gestational Diabetes book
Gestational Diabetes Support

Maternity Voices Partnership for Frimley Trust

Rights in birth

Founded in 1960 by Sally Willington to support women and families to achieve the birth that they wanted.

Birthrights is the UK’s only organisation dedicated to improving women’s experience of pregnancy and childbirth by promoting respect for human rights.

Why Human Rights Matter in Childbirth matter
A book written by Rebecca Schiller who is involved with the charity called Birthrights


Breastfeeding Support

Here are some well-known breastfeeding support sites, please do call them if you need any advice or support whilst you are both establishing breastfeeding.

NHS Breastfeeding Clinic by appointment only – Frimley Trust Breastfeeding Drop in Clinic

Breastfeeding Support Group – Breastfeeding Support Groups UK

Biological Nurturing –

The Breastfeeding network –

La Leche League –

The National Childbirth Trust –

Association of breastfeeding mothers –

Nature’s  Mother is a non-profit Community Interest Company that helps with any breastfeeding support or problem you may be experiencing, including
help with Tongue Tie problems.

Facebook a breastfeeding page for Berkshire parents –

Various popular sites
Home of midwife, teacher, author and researcher Dr Sara Wickham. It contains hundreds of free articles and blog posts for anyone seeking
information about birth

Spinning Babies
Have you been told that your baby may be breech, back to back or lying on the wrong side?
Whilst many of these positions will resolve on their own accord, Spinningbabies provides you with a gentle form of exercise which may help baby find their optimal
position ready for labour.

Birth Without Fear
A mother of 5 children. With each of her birth experiences being different, she wanted to inform women of their birth options and then support them in their own
individual choices. She started the Birth Without Fear as an outlet for this passion in May 2010.

Tell me a good birth story
Natalie Meddings a Doula came up with the idea to hook people up when they wanted to connect with other women who experienced a positive birth regardless of their medical condition.