We started the virtual meet-ups to remind us all we aren’t doing it alone. What we quickly realised was how valuable all the knowledge our experts could impart was for Mush’s pregnant and new mums. So with huge thanks to the experts and providers for their time, please see below the archive of meet-ups, in video recordings.
Last week’s recordings ( w/c 12th April)
MUSIC CLASS WITH ELLA 🎹 Ella Emery joined us for a fantastic music class. She brought to life so many songs for us to sing along to with her beautiful voice and musical instruments. You can watch the session here.
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE WITH EMMA AND JUSTINE 💬 The wonderful Emma and Justine joined our session to answer all of our questions on speech and language development. They tackled the topics of raising bilingual children, using dummies and more. You can watch their session here
BABY CLASS WITH ELISE 🙌 Elise Betts joined us again for another vibrant baby class! You can move and groove along to all of her nautical themed songs with her here.
And now by popular demand you can browse the following sessions by topic. Scroll down for sessions on topics like: weaning, baby signing, swimming, emotions, sleep, play, pregnancy, finance, career, baby massage and yoga, fitness, breastfeeding, baby class, toddler, mental health, mum health, parenting, baby health, potty training, adoption, childcare, early education, lifestyle, travel, young mums and relationships.
WEANING: VEG-LEAD 🥦 We had the super Catherine Lippe from Babease answer our questions about weaning. She dives in to ‘the importance of veg-led weaning and variety during the weaning journey’. Double bib your baby up and embrace the mess. Happy weaning! You can watch the session back here.
WEANING INTRODUCTION 🍏 We had the hugely knowledgable infant nutritionist from Ella’s Kitchen, Claire Baseley, join us to share her top 10 tips for weaning and beyond. This really covered a lot of info- well worth a watch here.
WEANING A-Z WITH THERESA FROM HAPPY TUMS 🍌 Theresa McCarthy joined us for a session all about weaning. She gives us the low- down on baby led weaning and more. You can watch the session here.
WEANING WITH ALIYA 🥕 Aliya Porter joined us to dispel all the common myths around nutrition for babies and toddlers. She also answered all of our burning questions on weaning. You can watch the session here.
FUSSY EATERS 💪 Theresa McCarthy shares with us how to deal with the tricky topic of fussy eaters. Don’t panic. It is completely normal! Over time, exposure to a variety of foods will (hopefully) lessen these picky tendencies. You can watch the session here.
BABY SIGNING WITH CHARLENE 🤚 Charlene Beattie joined to share some extremely useful baby signing basics with us. Charlene emphasises the importance of baby signing to help your child’s language development. You can watch the session here.
BABY SIGNING WITH LAURA ☝️ We had the vivacious Laura Green from TinyTalk who taught us signs and communication interspersed with our most favourite rhymes. Watch the informative and entertaining session here.
BABY SIGNING NEWBORNS WITH DEBS✌️ Debs Hart from TinyTalk KentDowns joined us for a session on communicating with your under 3 month old. A fabulous mix of science and song, this was great for pregnant and brand new mums from this clever and perky teacher! Watch it back here.
INTRO TO BABY SIGNING UP TO 18 MONTHS 👋 Anna from Little Signer’s Club joined us for a session all about baby signing. Starting from the very basics, she teaches us how to get started to help us better communicate with our little ones. You can watch the session here.
BABY SIGNING WITH DEBS 💪 Deborah Hart from Tiny Talk joined for a session on baby signing. Combining her brilliant advice with nursery songs to help, this was a fantastic session. You can watch the session here.
BABY SIGNING WITH ANNA ☝️ Anna from Little Signer’s Club gave us a fabulous session on baby signing. It is a brilliant way to remove the guesswork when communicating with your little one. Signing is a great way to help give your baby a voice before speech. You can watch the session here.
LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT WITH LUCY 💦 Lucy Darby helps us to encourage language development in our little ones. She teaches us how to tune in to things that are extra helpful to boost their language development. You can watch the session here.
BABY SWIMMING WITH LYDIA (1) 💦 Lydia Philips joined us for a session on baby swimming. Not only does she cover the practical aspects of using the pool but she also educates us on the benefits that swimming can have for your baby’s development. You can watch the session here.
BABY SWIMMING WITH LYDIA (2) 🏊♂️ Lydia Philips joined us for an important session on helping your little ones get back into the pool! She taught us all the benefits of swimming and all the best practices of using the pool with your little one. You can watch the session here.
EMOTIONAL HEALTH WITH ANA 🦋 Ana Sanchez joined us for a very engaging and eye-opening session on emotional health and wellbeing. She emphasises on the importance of embracing your emotions and how to best deal with them. You can watch the session here.
TAPPING WITH KATE ⭐️ Kate Moryoussef joined to share practical skills to find life more manageable and a little less overwhelming. Through her tapping technique, she helped us to reframe and shift our perspectives to get out of our crazy busy brain and get us grounded in the present. You can watch the session here.
GROUNDING RITUALS (STONES) WITH LOUISE 💎 We had the calming Louise Hateley guide us through a grounding meditation session. She helps us to find some (much needed) calm amidst the chaos. You can watch the session here.
MEDITATION WITH ALI 🧘🏻♂️ Coach and counsellor Ali Pember lead a guided meditation and talked about what happens in your body when you need to take a break, a breath and a rest. Listen here.
GROUNDING RITUALS FOR NEW MUMS 💆🏻♀️ Helen Worrall lead a beautiful session as she helped to give us the tools to find clarity and keep grounded amongst the chaos. Creating a ritual and incorporating it into your daily habit is an amazing way to keep you centred in your daily life. You can watch the session here.
POSTNATAL EMOTIONS WITH JENNA 💦 Jenna Rutherford delves deep into all the confusing and anxious postnatal emotions that new mothers might be feeling. If you are having a difficult time, don’t be afraid to ask for help. You are not alone. You can watch the session here.
TAPPING AND EFT MEET-UP ⭐️ Kate Moryoussef helped us to understand how to unravel our emotions with EFT so that we can start feeling more positive. She taught us simple techniques that we can use to help us better understand and manage our emotions. You can watch the session here.
NEWBORN SLEEP WITH KATE 😴 We welcomed back the wonderful Kate Cohen as she gave us an overview on what to expect with sleep from newborns to 6 months. It covers it all! You can watch the session here.
NIGHT WAKINGS WITH KATE 💤 Kate Cohen answered all of our burning questions on sleep and night wakings. She discusses settling, feeding and your baby’s sleeping environment (and more!) to get you to understand how to help your child sleep better. You can watch the session here.
SLEEP FOURTH TRIMESTER WITH KERRY 💤 Kerry Secker took us through what to expect for baby sleep in the fourth trimester. It described how ‘routine’ is not really what you can achieve here, nor should you try. Learn about why by listening here.
SLEEP CLINIC- ALL QUESTIONS ANSWERED 💤 Kate Cohen answers all of our questions on sleep. In this session she touched on everything from clocks changing to self settling and more. Watch Kate’s session here
KATE COHEN’S SLEEP Q & A (all things baby sleep and older) 🎻 Kate Cohen gave us a run down of good sleeping practices for your little ones. She covers the fundamentals of ensuring that your little one has the right set up to encourage great sleep. You can watch the session here.
NEWBORN SLEEP FOCUS (0-6 MONTHS)WITH KATE 🧘🏻♀️ Kate Cohen covered the most important things you need to know about newborn sleeping practices. You can watch the session here.
SLEEP & SELF SETTLING WITH KATE 💪 Kate Cohen outlines all the self-settling techniques that you can use to help to get your little one’s sleep back on track and help them sleep better. You can watch the session here.
SLEEP FUNDAMENTALS WITH KATE 💪 Kate Cohen brings it back to the basics and teaches us the fundamentals around good sleeping practices for your little ones. She helped us to help our babies to get great sleep! You can watch the session here.
NIGHT WAKING MEET-UP WITH KATE 💪 Kate Cohen helped us with the tricky topic of night wakings. We all know it is near almost impossible to get 8 hours of sleep for ourselves these days…! But hopefully through her advice hopefully your little ones will be one step closer to sleeping through the night. You can watch the session here.
SLEEP MEET-UP WITH KATE 💤 Kate Cohen helped us to understand more about our little one’s sleeping habits. From forming a good sleep routine to ensuring a comfortable sleep environment she tackles all of this and more. You can watch the session here.
OUTDOOR PLAY IDEAS WITH MICHELLE 🌤 ️ Michelle Poulson gave us some fabulous ideas for outdoor play with your little ones. She emphasises that using ordinary utensils and making use of your surroundings is a fantastic way to encourage play. You can watch the session here.
LEARNING THROUGH PLAY WITH LAURA ⭐️ Laura House gave us plenty of inspiration on simple things we can do to support playful learning at home. She encouraged us to look within your own family for play inspiration— it doesn’t have to be ‘Instagram worthy’ nor do you have to spend a fortune either. Suitable for any age child, you can watch the session back here.
PLAY IDEAS FOR DEVELOPMENT 🎲 We heard from the amazing Susie who has made it her mission to understand play ideas to help the development of little ones. We understood just how many things we often overlook that are wondrous toys for our kids, and what we can do to engage them beautifully in play. Watch it here.
MAKING FUN AT HOME FROM HOUSEHOLD ITEMS WITH CLARE(1) 🪑 In this session Clare Stead covered the science of the first 1000 days, why learning is important for your little one and more. You can watch the session here.
CHRISTMAS PLAY IDEAS WITH CLARE (2) 🎄 Oliiki founder Clare Stead joined us to give us ideas about play with babies and little ones at Christmas. A good reminder that we are our child’s best and most favourite toy. Listen here.
CARDBOX BOX PLAY WITH CLARE (3) 📦 Clare Stead from Oliiki app joined us to display the many amazing play ideas with a humble cardboard box. With a whole hour’s worth of ideas, this session is a must see for parents who are feeling uninspired by ‘modern toys’. Watch the session here. Or you can access her resource on cardboard box play and water play here.
MIDWIFE Q & A 👋 We had the lovely Marie Louise speak to us about the physical and mental aspect of birth preparation. She reminds us how important it is to prioritise (and look after) yourself during pregnancy. You can watch the session here.
PACK YOUR HOSPITAL BAG WITH BRIDIE 👝 Midwife Bridie Black gave us the low down of what we really need in our hospital bag. This was an incredibly comprehensive session to help you stay organised and feel prepared for your big day. You can watch the session here.
HYPNOBIRTHING WITH LEANNE ⭐️ Leanne talked us through how to mentally and physically prepare for a positive birth experience. You can watch the session here.
HYPNOBIRTHING WITH CHARLOTTE 🧘🏻♂️ We had the calm and collected Charlotte share with us how to be more confident and relaxed whilst giving birth. She ends off the session by leading us through a guided relaxation session to chiiiill. Watch it back here.
VAGINAL BIRTHS WITH SHELLEY 🎁 Midwife Shelley Wilson took us through what happens when you give birth and how to optimise for vaginal birth in yur preparation and on the day. Listen here.
HYPNOBIRTHING WITH KATIE 🧘🏻♂️ We had a brilliant session all about Hypnobirthing with Nurse Katie Campion. Complete with slide show and medical facts, this was a comprehensive hour long guide about what hypnobirthing is and how it can help. Watch it here.
BIRTH PLANS WITH LAURA 🗒 We had midwife Laura Carr talk us through what happens when the birth plan doesn’t go to plan. Far from scaremongering, this will leave you feeling reassured that you can take control in birth even if its not what you planned. Watch it here.
BREATHWORK FOR PREGNANCY WITH TZADDI 🙏 Tzaddi taught us the importance of and the techniques of breathwork. She guides us through this tool to help us relax and stay stress free as possible. You can watch the session here.
FOURTH TRIMESTER WITH EMILY 🌼 Emily Hoare joined us to help prepare you for the arrival of your newborn. She also touches on the physical and mental aspect of postnatal recovery. You can watch the session here.
HYPNOBIRTHING MEET-UP WITH SAKINA (1) 💪 Sakina Ballard shared the practical elements of hypnobirthing. She helped us to unpick and confront our thoughts and how that makes us feel about birth. Join us for this incredibly insightful session here.
PREPARING FOR BIRTH MEET-UP WITH SAKINA (2) 🗒 Sakina Ballard joined us again for a session on birth preparation. Taking us through the techniques of hypnobirthing, she helps us to connect with our inner selves and feel supported for birth. You can watch the session here.
POSITIVE BIRTH MEET-UP WITH MILLI 🙏 Milli Hill talks us through how to have a positive birth during any situation (not least a global pandemic!). This is an incredibly important session for all expectant women. You can watch the session here.
PREGNANCY ADVICE MEET-UP WITH MITTAL ✨ Mittal Patel joined us for a very informative session on pregnancy during a global pandemic. She tells us all about the latest practices in hospital during labour as well as after delivery. You can watch the session here.
FINANCIAL PLANNING WITH MICHAEL (1) 💰 Michael Hayes joined us for a session on financial planning. He covered all the key areas of financial planning for new families and more in this informative session. You can watch the session here.
FINANCIAL PLANNING WITH MICHAEL (2) 💵 Michael Hayes joined us for a session all about financial wellbeing and financial planning for new families. He answered all of our questions on insurance, investment, tax, mortgages, savings accounts and more in this session. You can watch the session here.
MONEY SAVING TIPS WITH CHERYL (1) 💰 Cheryl Holmes talked us through her best tips on saving money. She offers step by step practices that make dealing with finances a little less daunting. You can watch the session here.
MONEY SAVING TIPS WITH CHERYL (2) 💵 Cheryl gave us her top tips on money saving! She shared how to navigate the supermarket on a budget, doing a bill audit and more! A useful and highly practical session, you can watch it here.
BACK TO WORK AND ENTREPRENEURIAL IDEAS 🧸Victoria and Laura shared their brilliant advice on Career Transitions. Victoria helped us to work out our super strengths to have a smooth and confident transition back to work. Laura highlights the importance of working on problems that move you and lays out step by step how to successfully set up your own business. You can watch the session here.
LAUREN’S RETURNING TO WORK SESSION 💥 Lauren Bentley joined us to talk about the transition of returning to work. She gives us her best advice on how to ready yourself to get back to work confidently. You can watch the session here.
JOB LOSS COACHING WITH WORKING WONDER (1) 🌪 We had Calli and Nichola talk us through coping with redundancy, job loss and furlough leave. During such a time of uncertainty, this is an incredibly useful and motivating session. You can watch the session here.
CAREER CONFIDENCE WITH WORKING WONDER (2) 🌼 Calli and Nichola joined us to build our confidence in returning to work and how to manage the juggle of being a working mum. They provide us with the right tools and techniques to succeed at whichever stage of your career you are in. You can watch the session here.
STARTING A BUSINESS MEET-UP WITH BETHAN 💦 Bethan joined us for a session starting your own business. She talked to us about overcoming your fear of failure but equally how to get over your fear of success as well. Learn more about Bethan’s journey here.
Baby Massage and Yoga
MASSAGE AND YOGA WITH JAY ✌🏻️ Jay Ehrlich joined us for a wonderfully relaxing baby yoga session. Not only did Jay teach us all these movements but she also shared some helpful tips and advice on helping your baby’s development. You can watch the session here.
MASSAGE AND YOGA WITH KAREN 🌷 Karen Sanderson- Moss taught us some baby massage strokes and baby yoga movements that we can use with our babies to support their development and enjoy some wonderful bonding time together. You can watch the session here.
BABY MASSAGE WITH MARISSA ✊ Marissa Pepper taught us some baby massage techniques whilst combined with nursery rhymes! It made for a very engaging session and a great way to bond with your little ones. You can watch the session here.
BABY MASSAGE LEGS AND FEET WITH KAYLEIGH 🍭 Kayleigh talked us through all the wonderful benefits of baby massage and led us through a leg and feet routine for your little ones. You can watch the session here.
BABY BONDING YOGA WITH HANDE 💪 Hande Lulu supported us in a lovely bonding yoga session for us and our little ones. She emphasises how yoga is a fantastic way to connect with your baby. You can watch the session here.
BABY MASSAGE MEET-UP WITH CRISTINA 🌼 Cristina taught us a brilliant full body massage routine for our little ones. She also answers all of our questions on baby massage. You can watch her session here.
BABY MASSAGE WITH JENNY 💪 Jenny Parke led us through a fabulous baby massage session for us and our little ones. You can watch the session here.
MUM AND BABY DANCE WITH AILSA 💃 Ailsa McPhee led a fabulous and energy-packed dance class! Grab your little ones (or not) and start grooving to all of your favourite songs. You can watch the session here.
BABYWEARING WORKOUT WITH CAMILLA (4) 🏋🏻♀️ We had the sparkly Camilla take us through this energising babywearing postnatal workout! We couldn’t have thought of a better way to bond with your baby and break in a sweat! You can watch the session here.
MAMMA METHOD WORKOUT (BABYWEARING OR NOT) (3) 💃 Camilla led us through this energising babywearing workout. Join with or without your baby! You can watch the session here.
SLING DANCE WITH CAMILLA (2) 💦 Camilla hosted a brilliant babywearing session for us and our little ones. Get ready for a pilates and barre inspired workout! You can watch the session here.
BABYWEARING PILATES MEET-UP WITH KEZIAH(1) 💪 Keziah led us through a babywearing workout session. This is a fabulous way to bond with your little one. You can watch the session here.
HOW TO START HOME WORKOUTS WITH CLAIRE 👟 Claire gave us her take on home workouts. From finding the time and the energy she helps us to figure out the right workout for you. She also takes us through a fabulous core workout that you can do at home. Watch Claire’s session here
POSTNATAL FITNESS TIMELINES WITH RACHEL (2) 👟 Rachel Prince gave us an introduction to postpartum timelines and considerations for exercise. She gave us advice on how to aid your recovery and get strong again. You can watch the session here.
BACK TO BASICS FITNESS MEET-UP WITH RACHEL (1) 🧘♀️ Rachel Prince took us back to basics with this fitness class. During pregnancy your body goes through a lot of trauma and you need to take some time to work your way back to full form. Rachel takes us through this transition. You can watch the session here.
POSTNATAL EXERCISE CLASS WITH FITNESS MONKEY 🏃🏻♀️ Lynsey Parkins took us through a fabulous postnatal exercise class. This class is guaranteed to make you break a sweat. You can watch the session here.
PREGNANCY YOGA WITH LEX 🧘🏻♂️ Lex took us through a very cool and calming yoga session suitable for second and third trimester mums. Watch it back here.
POSTNATAL YOGA WITH ALEXIS 🙆♀️ We had the vibrant Alexis Fletcher lead us through a gentle yoga class for new mums. Designed to focus on movement, pelvic floor and relaxation, you can watch the session here.
MUM & BABY AEROBICS WITH ABBIE 👶 Abbie Thomas took us through a fabulous aerobics class. You can watch the session here.
CORE WORKOUT WITH CLAIRE 💦 Claire led us through an amazingly energetic and sweat inducing workout class. You can watch the session here.
SLING DANCE WITH DEBI 👶 Debi (and her little one) led us through this fabulous baby wearing dance workout! You can watch the session here.
YOGA CLASS MEET-UP WITH LIBBY 👶 Libby gave us an introduction into pre and postnatal yoga. This was a fabulous and informative introductory class to yoga. You can watch the session here.
BABYRAVE WITH STEPH 💃 Steph McGarrick kicked off our morning with the most electric and upbeat dance party! She encouraged us to let go and feel comfortable and confident in our own skin. Join in with or without your little one. You can watch the session here.
BREASTFEEDING WITH ERIN (3)🤱🏻 We had the wonderful Erin Zohrehie talk us through the “6 Myth Busting Truths for How Best To Feed Your Baby in These Uncertain Times”. She creatively uses a lipstick and a balloon to demonstrate how to improve your baby’s latch! You can watch the session here.
BREASTFEEDING COMMON HURDLES (2) 🤱🏻 We had the brilliant Erin Zohrehie talk us through the common hurdles of breastfeeding. She also answers all of our questions on breastfeeding. You can watch the session here.
BREASTFEEDING WITH ERIN (1) 👶 Erin Zohrehie spoke to us about the “6 Myth Busting Truths for How Best To Feed Your Baby in These Uncertain Times”. You can watch the session here.
BREASTFEEDING 🤱🏻 The fantastic Maria joined us to do a Q & A on breastfeeding, sharing tips to overcome hurdles, busting myths and supporting mums to understand some of the things that they are finding tricky, and why. A great session whether you are pregnant or already on your breastfeeding journey. Watch it back here.
INFANT FEEDING (INCLUDING BOTTLES) 🍼 We were joined by Clare Byam Cook for a session about infant feeding, with a particular focus on bottle feeding, for whatever reason. A very frank and honest discussion about what you can do if you are finding or found breastfeeding more difficult than expected. Watch it here.
SAFE FEEDING MEET-UP 👶 Aziza Begum covered what to expect from breastfeeding and bottle feeding. She shares helpful resources You can watch the session here.
BABY CLASS WITH JULIE 👶 Julie Story is back with another interactive class for you and your baby! Filled with music, movement and massage to help your baby’s development. You can watch the session here.
BABY CLASS WITH ELISE ✨ Elise Betts kicked off the week with a fantastic and energetic music and movement class. We moved and grooved along with her and her side- kick Norman. You can watch the session here.
TOTS PLAY WITH CATHRYN ⭐️ Cathryn Hunt got all of us moving and grooving to the music with this fun and energetic baby class! This session is filled with instrument play, baby signing and even baby yoga! You can watch the session here
BABY CLASS WITH LAURA 🧸 Laura Davidson ran a 30 minute song and activity based baby class with a funky soundtrack! This is a fantastic way to get your little one moving to the beat! You can watch the session here.
MUSIC CLASS WITH AMY 🎸 Amy Heggart performed all of our favourite nursery rhymes with the help of her pal, Pupster! Enjoy this class, suitable for all ages. You can see the session here.
MONKEY MUSIC 🐒 We had the super Natalie Norris from Monkey Music lead us through a fun- filled and super energetic baby class! Enjoy this class, suitable for all ages. Watch it back here.
BABY CLASS WITH WRIGGLY JIGGLERS 👣 We had the wonderful Rebecca from Jiggy Wrigglers give an enthusiastic baby class filled with song and dance to jiggle and wriggle along to! Watch it back here.
BABY CLASS WITH HARTBEEPS 🐒 Kerraleigh ran a 30 minute song and activity based baby class with a funky soundtrack. Maggie loved it! Watch here.
BABY CLASS (SITTING BABIES) 🎼 The excellent Steph from Hartbeeps give an interactive baby class suitable for small and sitting babies. Massage, yoga, song and dance- this session covers the lot. Watch it back here!
BABY CLASS FOR UP TO 1s 🐻 The lovely Abi from Baby College take us on a journey of ballroom dancing, signing, play ideas and heuristic play. Watch the session here.
BABY DEVELOPMENT CLASS: 🎯 We had the vivacious Julie Storey from Baby College who ran a baby development class for babies up to 1. Some ballroom dancing included, the session also focussed on tummy time. Watch it here.
MUSIC CLASS: 🎼 We had a song-filled 30 minutes from the Tennesee belle Temple who runs Music Tots. Some really catchy tunes in there, well worth a play with your babies, or children up to 5! Watch it here.
MUSIC AND RHYME: We had the brilliantly creative Tina Fellows from Lambeth libraries and her puppet pals join for music, rhyme and story telling. Watch it back here.
HALLOWEEN BABY CLASS: Georgie from TotsPlay Stafford and Rugeley did a very spooooooky Halloween baby class. Full of energy and fun songs- a great one to watch back if you aren’t sick of Halloween yet!. Watch the session here.
JULIE’S BABY CLASS WITH JULIE 🤗 Julie led us through a baby development class. Filled with music, movement and massage to help your baby’s development. You can watch the session here.
BABY DEVELOPMENT CLASS WITH JULIE 👶 Get moving and grooving Julie in this fun- filled and very informative baby class! You can watch the session here.
BABY SENSORY WITH KATY 👶 Katy Anderson led a fabulous multi-sensory session for our little ones. Suitable for newborns to 14 weeks. You can watch the session here.
TOTS PLAY BABY DEVELOPMENT CLASS 🙏 Cathryn Hunt got all of us moving and grooving to the music with this fun and energetic baby class! This session is filled with instrument play, baby signing and even baby yoga! You can watch the session here.
SEA-THEMED SINGALONG WITH ! 🙏 Vera Shattock performed a fabulous nautical themed music and singing class for us and our little ones to enjoy. You can watch the session here.
MUSIC CLASS MEET-UP 👶 Katy Slater got all of us singing together in this wonderful music class. You can watch the session here.
BABY CLASS MEET-UP 👶 Julie Storey led us through an interactive development class for our little ones. Filled with music and movement this class is a great way to help your baby’s development. You can watch the session here.
COMMUNICATION FROM 0-4 💭 The superb Jodi from Jam Therapy present a handy slide show on what ‘normal’ development of speech and communication looks like. So much to learn from this and from her. Enjoy watching it here.
AVOIDING BAD BEHAVIOUR WITH CAMILLA We had the fantastic Camilla McGill join to share her G.R.E.A.T methodology for encouraging good behaviour in kids. Whether you are struggling with tantrums or bad behaviour or not, you can learn a lot from this session. Watch it here.
LOCKDOWN BEHAVIOUR WITH LIVVY 🤯 Livvy answered all our questions around behaviour. She encourages us to look at your child’s behaviours analytically to find out why these behaviours are happening and how you can try to prevent or encourage positive behaviour moving forward. You can watch the session back here.
SEPARATION ANXIETY OR STARTING NURSERY WITH KIMBERLY 🏘 Kimberly joined to talk to us about separation anxiety. She also touched on brain development, attachment science and how best to support your little ones during this time. You can watch the session here.
TODDLER TANTRUMS WITH LIVVY 🌼 Livvy Gormally helps us to understand more about why certain your child exhibits certain behaviours and how to find strategies to help that work for you and your little ones. You can watch the session here.
KEEPING TODDLERS ENTERTAINED MEET-UP WITH GEORGIA 🙏 Georgia Martell ran a session all about keeping toddlers entertained. She went through all these creative activities that your little one will love and stimulate their development. You can watch the session here.
MINDSET 🧠: The fantastic Sophie talked to us about the importance of taking care of yourself. How we can stop ourselves from feeling triggered by daily mothering and approach it with a refreshed and positive mindset. Watch it back here.
STRESS 🧨: Dr Emma came to talk about stress. Including what causes it (ie the science) and how to temper it. She included some real insight into the state of the nation’s mental health and us mums within it. A great session- watch back here.
PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH 🧠 We heard from the wonderful Dr Carolina about perinatal mental health. Clarifying what it is, what normal and not normal feels like, and the resources you can access, this session is a must see for mums-to-be and those that aren’t quite feeling themselves. Watch it here.
PREGNANCY LOSS WITH MICHELLE ❣️️ Dr Michelle Tolfrey joined us to discuss the emotional and psychological impact of baby loss. Michelle talked honestly and openly about her own experiences of loss. She also emphasised the importance of finding the right support for you. You can watch the session here.
PREGNANCY LOSS WITH TOMMY’S 💔 Midwife Amina talked us through the types of miscarriage, what actually happens and what it feels like, likely emotions for the family, the options available to carry through and how and when to try and conceive again. But most importantly, she reminds us that “you are not alone”. You can watch the session here.
12 TIPS TO GET MORE ENERGY WITH SUE ⚡️ Sue Richards joined to give us her best tips on how to boost our energy level. Get ready to feel energised! Listen to Suzanne’s session here.
WHAT MAKES you YOU 💥 Alice and Nic gave us the space to look inwards and focus on ourselves. They encouraged us to understand how our values have changed since becoming a mum and how to deal with these changes. You can watch the session here.
FINDING YOUR STRENGTHS 👶 Lulu Lincoln led us through an incredibly empowering and important session on how to finding our strengths. You can watch the session here.
HONOURING YOURSELF 🌼 Jennifer Ogunyemi joined us to remind us about the importance about caring and honouring yourself. As mums, we are so busy juggling everything, but it is so important to take care of yourself too. You can watch Jennifer’s session here.
SELF-CARE WITH CLO 🙏 Clo joins us to talk about how to take care of yourself whilst taking care of your baby. Two very daunting but nonetheless very important tasks to try to balance. You can watch the session here.
SELF-CARE MEET-UP 🌼 Tamu Thomas encourages us to celebrate ourselves in this self-care meet up. It is so important to regularly check in with yourself and Tamu shares with us how. You can watch the session here.
LAUREN’S CBT SESSION ABOUT POST LOCKDOWN ANXIETY (2) 😬 Lauren Bell gave us a fabulous presentation all about overcoming post lockdown worry and anxiety. She gave us a ton of practical advice. You can watch Lauren’s session here.
COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY WITH LAUREN (1) Lauren Bell’s session here
PELVIC FLOOR WITH EMMA 🦵 Emma Brockwell answered all our questions about pelvic floor health! She reminds us that every woman should be taking care of their pelvic floor. Whether you are pregnant, a new mum, or a less new mum who still needs help in this area, you can watch the session here.
PELVIC FLOOR WITH RACHEL 💪 Rachel Prince joined us for a session all about pelvic floor health. She emphasises the importance of strengthening your pelvic floor at every stage. She also answered all of our questions about the pelvic floor. You can watch the session here.
NUTRITION FOR MUMS WITH MEL 🥦 Melissa Finlay helps us to understand how to use food and lifestyle intervention to maximise health and boost your mental clarity. You can watch Mel’s session here.
BIRTH RECOVERY MEET-UP WITH SAKINA 💪 Sakina Ballard talks us through the mental and physical transformations that happen to you postpartum. You can watch the session here.
MINDFUL PARENTING WITH MATILDA 🌼 Matilda Rizzo takes us through the importance of being mindful, how we can apply mindfulness to parenting and how we can use that to connect with our children. You can watch Matilda’s session here.
ECO-PARENTING WITH HELEN 🚽 We heard from the gentle and eco-friendly mum Helen about eco parenting in this day and age and the little things that you can do to be raising your child in the most environmentally sympathetic way. Covering food prep potty training and how kindness trumps all, you can watch the recording here.
PRODUCTIVITY & MOTHERHOOD WITH TE 💦 Te joined us to run a session for us on productivity. In this session she talked us through the importance of being productive, how to be productive and staying high- energy and reach your full potential. You can watch the session here.
CAMPAIGNING AND BEING A MUM WITH ANTINUKE 🙌 Antinuke shares with us her story and brings to light a very important discussion on racial inequality. You can watch Antinuke’s session about FiveXmore here.
OLIIKI LOCKDOWN TIPS MEET-UP 🙏 Clare Stead joined us to host a session on confident parenting. She talked to us about the importance of nurturing your little one’s development at their crucial first 1000 days of their life. You can watch the session here.
NEW SIBLINGS WITH ANITA 🐣 Anita Cleare helped us to help our little ones prepare for the arrival of a new baby. From what to do in advance to managing the transition, Anita gave us her best and most practical advice. You can watch the session here.
FIRST 6 WEEKS WITH CLAIRE: Claire Maguire aka BabiesWithClaire joined us to share what to expect in the first 6 weeks of your baby. Practical, emotional and hugely pragmatic tips from this wonderfully gentle and knowledgeable person. Watch the session here.
PAEDIATRIC Q & A WITH DR VICTORIA 👩🏻⚕️ The brilliant pediatric Dr Victoria Agunloye shared her top tips on how to manage fever, rashes, reflux, coughs and cold and colic! You can watch the session here.
REFLUX WITH SOPHIE 👶 Dr Sophie covered all of our questions around reflux. She reassured us with the science and gave us great tips on you can support your little one when they are experiencing it. You can watch the session here.
BABY MILESTONES WITH DR OSCAR DUKE 👊 He reassured us that every child is different and might not always go through the stages at the same time. Among all the worry that comes with the pandemic and not seeing your health visitor as much, this session seeks to inform and comfort… You can watch it back here.
BABY GUT HEALTH WITH DR SOPHIE 🧫 Dr Sophie Niedermaier Patramani introduced the science behind your baby’s microbiome. Explaining the importance of gut health as paramount to your overall health, this was a fascinating insight into how we are what we eat. You can watch the session here or access her presentation deck here.
IMMUNITY WITH JENNA 🦠 We heard from the fabulous Dr Jenna Macciochi about immunity in babies- how nurture it and also what happens when your child gets sick. Listen here.
COUGHS, COLDS AND COVID WITH DR KIMBERELY 🦠 The lovely Dr Kimberley joined us with her GP and mum hat on to talk about what symptons present as Covid and what as coughs and colds. She talks about things to do in both cases- with some great tips and tricks to get your baby back to health. Watch it here.
FOOD ALLERGIES WITH LUCY 🥝 We had paediatric dietitian Lucy Upton tell us everything you could possibly want to know about food allergies, how it differs to intolerance, how (un)common it is in children, but how to deal with allergies if your little ones are showing signs of them. Watch it here.
SKINCARE AND NAPPIES WITH MARLEY 💦 We heard from the epic Midwife Marley about skincare and nappies. She covered common skin problems, how to protect skin, why nappies make such a difference (including a demo) and other brilliant factoids. Watch the session back here
BABY SKINCARE AND NAPPIES 🙏 Marley Hall joined us to talk to us all about baby skincare and nappies. She answers all of our questions on how to properly care for our little one’s skin. You can watch Midwife Marley’s session here.
CLOTH NAPPIES WITH CRISTINA 💪 Cristina joined us for a session all about cloth nappies. She gives us a simple demonstration and assures us that using cloth nappies is a very easy to do. Did we mention cloth nappies are also environmentally friendly? You can watch the session here.
CPR AND SAFE WEANING WITH JENNI (2) 🙏 Jenni Dunman teaches us the basics of CPR and resuscitation. This is an incredibly important session that all new mums should watch. You can watch the session here.
FIRST AID WITH JENNI WITH JENNI (1) 🌼 Jenni Dunman joined us for a session all about first aid for parents and carers. Jenni encourages us to leave this session thinking “I’m so glad I know that!”. In this session she touches on home safety and the common causes of accidents involving your little ones and how to prevent them. You can watch the session here.
POTTY TRAINING 💦 Allison Jandu helped us tackle the daunting task of potty training your little one. Allison educated us on her “5 Steps to Potty Success”. You can watch the session here.
POTTY TRAINING WITH RUTH 💩 Ruth Saville shared with us her best tips and tricks to help the transition from nappies to using the toilet. Making sure your little one is ready (with the right cues) is the first step in potty training. But don’t rush, it will all happen in good time. You can watch the session here.
YOUR CHILD”S FIRST DENTIST APPOINTMENT WITH KATIE (3) 👶 Katie Davis, dentist and founder of Habox on creating good habits and practicing good oral hygiene for babies and toddlers. She shares with us how to make the process easier by introducing a routine to your baby as soon as possible. Covering teething and more, you can watch the session here.
BABY AND TODDLER TEETH WITH KATIE (2) 👶 Katie Davis joined us to talk all about baby and toddler oral health. Katie covered all of our burning questions on our little one’s teeth. You can watch the session here.
ORAL HEALTH WITH KATIE (1) 👶 Katie Davis joined us to talk about caring for the oral health of babies up to 12 months. Katie covers everything from baby teeth to the right kind of toothbrush and more. You can watch Katie’s session here
DENTAL HEALTH FOR BABIES 🦷 The lovely dentist Inderpreet took us on a whistle stop tour of teeth and oral care for small people. Given many of us aren’t seeing dentists at the moment, she shared what they would be telling you. From teething, brushing, habits that affect teeth and everything in between, this session is a must-see. Watch it here.
ADOPTION 🐣: We had the lovely Sarah join us to tell us about her complex journey to motherhood through adoption, as well as her showing off her book that aims to educate little ones about adoption. Watch the session back here.
ALL THE CHILDCARE OPTIONS WITH TINEY (2) 👩👦👦 Lisa and Sarah talk us through all of the different childcare options available. They emphasise the importance of finding the right kind of childcare for you and your little one. You can watch the session here.
CHILDCARE WITH TINEY (1) 👶 Lisa and Sarah answered all of our questions surrounding early education and childcare. They helped to alleviate some of our anxieties and concerns about our little one’s returning to childcare during a global pandemic. You can watch Tiney’s childcare and Covid-19 session here.
EARLY EDUCATION AND MONTESSORI 🌼 Simone Davies joined us to talk all about early education and Montessori. This is particularly relevant for those of you who are considering all the different options for nursery for your little ones. You can watch the session here.
BABY FASHION WITH BRONAGH: Bronagh Meere joined us for a session about styling your babies. In a special Lindex sponsored meet-up, we heard about Bronagh’s fashion career and the mistakes she made (in clothing) with her first daughter, that she didn’t repeat with her son! Watch the session here.
NURSERY INTERIOR DESIGN WITH TOKS 🛌 Toks Aruoture joined us for a fabulous session on nursery interior design. Toks helped us to convert that Pinterest nursery that you love into a real life nursery room for your little one. You can watch Toks’ session here.
TRAVELLING WITH LITTLE PEOPLE ✈️ Wendy Shand joined us to share her best tips and advice on travelling with your little ones. She addresses all of our fears and worries on travelling and how you can make this trip more enjoyable and less stressful for you and your kids! You can watch the session here.
YOUNG MUMS SUPPORT SESSION 🙏 Fiona Small joined to share her experience of being a young mum and how she overcame that. She offers advice and support to all the mums from a range of different backgrounds. You can watch the session here.
COUPLES THERAPY 💦 Catherine Topham Sly joined us for a session on relationships. She teaches us the skills we need to help support couples to have a happy family life. You can watch Catherine’s session here.