Babies Oxford

Birth Recovery & New Mum Wellbeing

Birth Afterthoughts (NHS)

A listening and information service for women who have unresolved issues about their pregnancy or birth experience. It is available to women who have delivered in the Trust within the last 12 months, or who are currently pregnant. For more information call 01865 220605.

Birth Baby Balance

We provide guidance, support and information through pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood. We offer:

  • antenatal courses for first time parents
  • refresher courses for second time parents
  • relaxation and breathing for labour classes
  • postnatal pelvic floor work courses
  • baby massage courses
  • birth trauma workshops
  • newborn mothers courses
  • infant first aid courses
  • birth and postnatal doula support
  • placenta encapsulation services
  • bumps and babes coffee groups
  • confident weaning (onto food) courses
  • calm parenting courses

Sarah: 07909 545484 / Kirsten: 07825 727126/ Charlotte: 07920 774705

Birth Trauma Association

The Birth Trauma Association (BTA) was established to support women suffering from Post Natal Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) or birth trauma. We are not trained counsellors or therapists or medical professionals. We are mothers who wish to support other women who have suffered difficult births. The BTA is there to offer support and advice to anyone who needs help coming to terms with a traumatic birth experience. Visit website for more details.

Birthday Presence – Independent Midwifery Services

I work as an Independent Midwife offering comprehensive midwifery care, before, during and after the birth of your baby. I also offer a wide range of complementary services, both during pregnancy and after birth to help keep you healthy and welcome your little one to the world, including:

  • Antenatal Massage
  • Active Birth Workshop/Birth Preparation
  • Bellycasts
  • Debriefs
  • Postnatal Rebozo and bone closing ceremony
  • Blessingways

Sarah – 07720 571620

Birthlight Oxford Mum and Baby Yoga, Pregnancy Yoga and Birth Preparation

We provide acupuncture, osteopathy and cranial osteopathy, pre- and post-natal treatments, pregnancy yoga, baby yoga and massage, baby and child massage and post-natal yoga. From fertility to pregnancy, childbirth and the postnatal period, we support you as parents and your babies as they grow into children.

  • Pregnancy Yoga & Pilates Class: Thursdays 6.30–8.00pm, St Alban’s Hall, OX43AH £12 drop-in, or discount card (6 classes, valid 4 months, £52)
  • Mum & Baby Yoga, Pilates & Massage Class: Thursday 11.15am–12.45pm, St Alban’s Hall, £9 drop-in, or discount card (6 classes, valid 4 months, £42)
  • Childbirth Preparation Workshops: Saturdays, East Oxford

07974 647124

Fit & Healthy Mums

Our aim is to empower, educate, motivate and inspire women to keep active, promote healthy lifestyles and promote positive wellbeing. We offer classes in Wootton, Abingdon, Oxford, Faringdon, Southmoor and at Millets Sprouts Playbarn.

Fitness classes:
Fit4 Birth
Fit4 Mum & Baby Yoga
Fit4 Pilates
School Run Bootcamp
School Bootcamp

Wellbeing classes:
Baby Massage
Mum Massage
Minding Mums

07870 833016

Knowing Me Knowing You Groups – Health Visitors

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The Motherkind Cafe

A drop-in / peer support / postnatal group for mums who are worried about their mental health after having a baby.

Every Friday 10.30 – 11.45am at Flo’s, East Oxford

More info in our Mumbler blog post here.

Mummy Buddy

The Social enterprise ‘Mummy Buddy’, often referred to as a lifeline for new mums. Whether you are pregnant/a new mum/ or a local mum just wanting to come a long to meet some like minded friends for a coffee and a chat; you are all welcome!

92, London Road, Oxford, OX3 9AJ

WHEN: Every last Thursday of the month (30th May, 27th June, 25th July, 29th August, 26th September)

TIME: 13.00-15.00

It’s all FREE. No name badges or awkward ice breakers….!

Nurturing Mothers – Getting comfortable with good enough

Postnatal course for mothers and babies led by clinical psychologists Rebecca Knowles Bevis and Guinevere Webster. For mothers at any stage after birth, babies very welcome. A supportive space to reflect on this momentous transition and grow into mothering. Each session includes: practical techniques for self-care, baby-bonding activities and information on mother-baby development.

Thursdays 12.45-2.15 pm in OX4 3PG. £85 for 8 sessions.

07968 215030

Oxford Well Woman

Qualified massage therapist and doula based in Wolvercote offering:

  • Maya abdominal massage
  • Reflexology
  • Postnatal massage
  • Doula service
  • Pregnancy massage

07970 083 095

Oxford Parent Infant Project (OXPIP)

Provides specialist therapeutic support, from conception to 2 years, for infants and  parents who are in need of assistance for issues such as establishing and building close nurturing relationships,  depression and anxiety, birth trauma, loss, or unresolved issues from parents’ own early lives. Based at the Kidlington Centre. Call 01865 778034.