Being a parent is probably one of the most worthwhile things you’ll ever do. But little ones don’t come with manuals, which is why we’ve gathered together a team of top experts to share their tried-and-tested advice whenever you need it. From breastfeeding gurus to behavioural psychologists, they’re all here.
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A qualified Norland nanny with 18 years childcare experience, Sarah can help with all areas of development from birth to teenage years. She’s a firm believer in how positive reinforcement can bring real results.
Yvonne is a Registered Public Health Nutritionist and university lecturer in nutrition, health, wellbeing and lifestyle. With over 35 years professional experience, she specialises in helping people obtain a healthy and well-balanced life.
An experienced midwife, Sharon works independently advising on breastfeeding and baby skincare. Her work has helped change NHS policy and she’s the author of the award-winning leaflet ‘Babycare - Back to Basics’.
Psychologist and sleep expert Chireal uses gentle, compassionate methods to help parents handle their children’s sleep problems. A member of the British Sleep Society, she has 17 years relevant experience.
Best known as the ‘sleep lady’, Linda founded and directs her own sleep clinic in Scotland. Her proven techniques help parents take control of bedtime and enjoy uninterrupted sleep.
A chartered psychologist and parent coach, Jeni specialises in Positive Psychology to help parents develop their child's potential and find solutions to any difficulties affecting learning and behaviour
A midwife for over 30 years, Denise is considered an authority on the safety of complementary therapies in pregnancy and childbirth. Her latest book is ‘Teach Yourself: Have a Happy Pregnancy’.
An experienced chartered clinical child psychologist, Angharad specialises in adolescent anxiety and depression stemming from bereavement, divorce and other life-changing events.
Jo is a leading baby sleep expert, author of ‘Baby Secrets’ and Prima Baby magazine’s baby sleep expert. Her unique, gentle methods help ensure a great night’s sleep for any baby.
Any parent concerned about their child’s allergy should speak to Adam. A Consultant Paediatric Allergist at a leading London teaching hospital, he also regularly advises the Anaphylaxis Campaign and Allergy UK.
Prima Baby magazine’s expert midwife, Nikki has over 20 years experience. As a clinical negligence lawyer, she also has a special interest in maternity rights and birth injuries.
An Independent Breastfeeding Counsellor with over 16 years experience, Geraldine’s advice has helped thousands of mums breastfeed successfully worldwide through her Let’s Breastfeed company and London based private practice.
A parent counsellor, Patrick enjoys helping expectant and current fathers through the challenges of being a dad. Author of the hugely successful ‘Fathers-To-Be Handbook’, he runs workshops for fathers throughout the UK.
A health visitor for many years, Ann’s now an accredited, fully qualified personal development coach. She can help postnatal depression sufferers get their lives back and lend support after a miscarriage.
Linda is a parenting agony aunt and author of ‘The Happy Child’. Her training as a clinical psychologist means she can help parents deal with any behavioural and emotional problems their children experience.
Katherine is an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant with over 23 years’ experience in helping mums overcome breastfeeding difficulties and enjoy the experience. She is Tongue-Tie Practitioner in both NHS and Private Practice.
Food expert on Sky1’s reality show ‘The Secret Food Diaries’, Mary’s mission is to help people with eating disorders and eating problems. She’s also founder of young people’s health charity Foundations UK.
A parenting expert, speaker and coach with The Parent Practice, Elaine supports parents by teaching practical skills and strategies to enable parents to handle family life in a productive and positive way.
A prominent and pioneering midwife, Caroline recently received a lifetime achievement award from the British Journal of Midwifery. During her 35 years experience she’s also advised the government on maternity services.
Associate nutritionist Charlotte specialises in helping children have a balanced diet, whether they’re fussy eaters or have issues around mealtimes. Another focus is healthy eating for weight loss in adults.
Tracey’s skills as a confidence and self-esteem expert have helped many women and mums transform their lives. She’s also passionate about coaching female entrepreneurs to start up and grow their own successful home businesses.
A Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years experience working with mothers, babies and families, Alison has a particular expertise in helping women enjoy pregnancy and life with their child.
Avni is an osteopath who specialises in treating pregnant women and babies. She can help with common problems including postural issues and discomfort during pregnancy, unsettled or fractious babies and colic. Avni helps women enjoy their pregnancy. She leaves people feeling calm and centred.
Dawn’s been Prima Baby magazine’s expert health visitor for almost a decade, and has seen almost every aspect of child health, development, psychology and parenting. She has a special interest in child sleep training.
Parenting expert Erin helps working mums who struggle with overwhelm and guilt, and want to parent without raising their voice. She’s author of Juggling Family Life: A Step-by-Step Guide to Stress-Free Parenting.
A qualified hypnotherapist and NLP practitioner, Alicia helps both adults and children to overcome problems in their lives and achieve success. Trained by Paul McKenna himself, she’s also author of 'Fix Your Life With NLP'.
Psychiatrist and medical doctor Sabina treats children and young people with emotional, behavioural and psychiatric problems. She also specialises in all aspects of ‘non-traditional’ families including adoption, fostering, donor insemination and surrogacy.
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