Childbirth education and Breastfeeding
support in North and North West London

Antenatal education and Breastfeeding support in Belsize Park, London NW3, facilitated by Ruth Tamir, an NCT Childbirth Educator and IBCLC Lactation Consultant and Independent Breastfeeding trainer with 23 years experience.

Class Information

Ruth, a married mother of three, is passionate about making the birth of a baby and early postnatal weeks a positive experience for all women and their partners. Classes are informative, practical and participatory.

Topics for antenatal classes include: getting your baby in a good position for birth, going into labour, natural coping techniques for pain, relaxation techniques, massage and practice contractions, what to expect in hospital, artificial pain relief, induction, caesarean section, skin to skin with your baby, establishing breastfeeding and life with a new baby.

Discussion will take place in small groups providing an opportunity for sharing ideas and support and there will also be ample time to meet other local couples expecting a baby. Up to date evidence based information handouts are available to accompany the classes.

Lactation Consultancy Information

Ruth also works as a certified Lactation Consultant in the NHS and has a very popular private practice in North and North West London, offering high quality, evidence based breastfeeding support in the comfort of your own home. Ruth is happy to support both expectant parents and parents of breastfeeding babies and toddlers.