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Doncaster Maternity Voices Partnership – Have your say

Doncaster Maternity Voices Partnership (MVP) is a friendly group of parents, their families and health care professionals, who work together to shape, develop and improve Maternity Services in Doncaster. It is a way for mothers, fathers and partners to share their experiences, knowledge and skills to build developments to local maternity services. At the start…

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Daisy Doula

What is a Doula?  Doulas support the whole family to have a positive experience of pregnancy, birth and the early weeks with a new baby Christine from Daisy Doula offers a full range of services ranging from prenatal, through to birth and postnatal support. Prenatal and birthing support Working out a birthing plan so that…

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The Children’s Sleep Charity

The Sleep Charity are commissioned by Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group to provide a sleep service for families of children age 12 months upwards in the town.  Families can self refer to the service by telephoning, emailing or texting our Sleep Practitioners.  They will get back to you as soon as possible and arrange an appointment…

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JM Psychotherapy

Do you want to make sense of your life? Do you feel stressed or struggle with depression or anxiety? Then counselling may help. Julie Marshall is a qualified Psychotherapist in Doncaster (Cantley). Evening and weekend appointments are available in a quiet and safe environment. Sessions £40 per hour (concessions for low income and students) Contact Julie…

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Breastfeeding Support in Doncaster: Useful Information

Breastfeeding support is available from trained volunteers from our local midwifery or health visiting team, who can offer you a range of support including advice on positioning, attachment, hand expressing and assisting you and your family to continue to breastfeed for as long as planned. Doncaster’s Breast Start Groups and First Friends Groups offer mums…

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Light Pre and Postnatal Support Doncaster

Light Pre and Postnatal Support Doncaster (formerly Doncaster Pandas) support groups are informal, relaxed and geared towards building a support network. Whether trying for a baby, embarking on IVF, recovering from a recent miscarriage or have a newborn, entering the stage of ‘motherhood’ can be both beautiful and mentally testing. The transition into the role…

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121 parenting – Childrens Sleep consultant

Qualified sleep practitioner and nursery nurse with over 20 years experience of working with families. One to One support with home visits or by telephone. Contact Carol, 07588 625390

Play Dough Recipe

Play Dough RecipeThis is an excellent play dough recipe which is fun to make and never fails to provide amusement on a rainy afternoon!You will need:1 cup plain (all-purpose) flour½ cup salt2 tablespoons cream of tartar2 tablespoons vegetable oil1 cup water with food colouring added1 teaspoon vanilla essence (optional but it makes the play dough…

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How to make salt dough

My children have quite often come home from nursery or school with salt dough creations, but we never tried it at home! Used to create baubles, sculptures and ornaments, it is actually really easy! We decided to give it a go and used this simple recipe. 2 cups of plain flour 1 cup of salt…

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