Useful contacts

If you know of an organisation that you feel would be helpful to expectant and new families please let us know at Thank you!
freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline 0808 2000 247
survivor support for domestic abuse, based in the Thames Valley
BIBS (Babies in Buscot Support) is a registered charity that supports babies and their families in the special care baby unit (Buscot Ward) at the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading.

Support during social distancing

Ordinarily we do not promote businesses or organisations offering services and products, but during the Covid-19 outbreak we have relaxed our rules and include some organisations offering services remotely to expectant and new families. Please note we are not endorsing any of these offerings; we are providing a list to help you find the right support for you during these unprecedented times. If you would like a line added below please email

    Instagram @gentlystrongyoga Pregnancy yoga twice a week email Classes, doula and peer support.
    Hypnobirthing classes online, via live video call (not pre recorded) . Free telephone consultation at a time to suit you.
    Virtual yoga and hypnobirthing classes and tutorials for spontaneous labour, massage for children and baby massage courses. Join their WhatsApp group – text 07711938856 or email
  • Fit Mums Berkshire on Facebook and Instagram online classes pilates and yoga