Here you'll find details of some amazing local businesses in the Southampton area that can support you through your pregnancy, birth and into new parenthood!
Bursledon Breastfeeding Babes
A weekly drop-in support and social group where I have been a volunteer since 2017. We welcome all families from the local area, however old your baby or child is. Find us at St Paul's Church, Bursledon every Thursday from 1 to 2:30pm.
Sophie Wheeler Photography
Sophie is a local maternity, newborn, family and wedding photographer. Sophie has a beautiful, relaxed style to her art, using natural light to create meaningful and timeless photos. Do find her over on Instagram to see examples of her amazing work.
Laura's Treasured Prints
Laura captures precious moments such as the birth of a child, memory of a loved one or celebration of a wedding or anniversary through her detailed casting process. Laura also specialises in personalised finger and handprint jewellery. I would have loved to have had my bump cast to remember my pregnancy journeys!
The Reflexology Barn
Claire offers Reflexology and Clinical Aromatherapy services from her relaxing treatment room in Whiteley. Claire specialises in women focused treatment, from Wellness, Fertility, Maternity and Menopausal treatments as well as Pregnancy Massage using bespoke aromatherapy blends. For further information on all her treatments please visit the website.
South Coast Placenta
Kimberley is a local placenta encapsulation specialist, covering South/Mid Hampshire and neighbouring counties. Kimberley is fully trained and holds a Level 5 Food Hygiene Rating so you can be sure your placenta is in safe hands. You can request a free digital information pack to find out more on Kimberley's website.
Mindfully making it
Antonia is a mindfulness and craft teacher based just outside Southampton. She is passionate about helping people feel calmer, more connected to themselves and others, and have the confidence to get creative. Antonia offers support to mothers through specialist mothers wellbeing retreats, workshops and sharing circles. She also offers women's retreats and will soon be offering corporate wellbeing. Additionally to her wellbeing work she does art & craft pop-ups across Hampshire for children.
Bryony creates beautiful keepsakes and milestone products to celebrate your breastfeeding journey, from enamel milestone pins and decorations through to innovative breastfeeding clips (which meant I could wear my jumpers again whilst nursing my youngest!)
Have a look at her extensive range!
After finding out firsthand how limited infant carseat safety awareness and support is, Hayley set up her local business to provide that specialist awareness, and guide families toward the best and safest carseats for their specific circumstances and budget. Hayley has also added a Baby Shop to the business offering a range of baby equipment, including reusable nappies, slings and prams.