Hi I’m Clair, the lucky mum of two fun teenagers, and I’ve now lived and worked in Warwickshire for over 20 years.
For most of that time, I have been fortunate enough to be able to work in roles which supported parents and babies, both in the NHS, in children’s centres and also as an independent practitioner. I’m blessed that I’m able to continue to do that, through now passing on the fabulous BabyCalm & ToddlerCalm approaches to parents-to-be & to new mothers and fathers. I cover the areas around
Over the years, having worked with new parents as a SCBU newborn nurse, health visitor and infant massage facilitator, I have continued to believe that each parent is the expert on her or his new baby right from the start. Let’s face it, new mums and dads have already known their baby for many months before he or she eventually makes an appearance!
All that is really needed in the early weeks is to support the parents’ growing confidence through evidence-based information and tried and tested baby - calming approaches. I so well remember that feeling of self-doubt, which can so easily undermine your own confidence, especially in the face of other so-called ‘experts’ and well-meaning friends & relatives. Not to mention complete strangers who pass on their unwanted opinions in the supermarket! Then, when approaching toddlerhood, the well-meaning (but often unsound + unwanted!) advice can continue relentlessly, when all you might need is some time and headspace to step back for a few hours, to consider the developmental stage that your little child is going through...
For your peace of mind, I am registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council and have a current Enhanced
I look forward to meeting you in the very near future!