This page is under construction. Soon you'll find links to all the studies, support groups, products and experts mentioned in Your No Guilt Pregnancy Plan here. Have I missed something good? Let me know!

Vitamin K information:

Third Stage:


Find out about things to do with your placenta and/or local practitioners:


  • National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300 100 0212
  • Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
  • La Leche League Leader or 0345 120 2918
  • NCT Helpline 0300 330 0700
  • Find a support groups near you:
  • Breastfeeding videos (range of languages available):
  • Find a lactation consultant near you:
  • Find a tongue tie divider near you:
  • Food of Love, Kate Evans - wonderful, illustrated breastfeeding book
  • Breastfeeding Answers Made Simple, Nancy MohrbacherBaby-Led
  • Breastfeeding: How to make breastfeeding work with your baby’s help, Gill Rapley & Tracey Murkett
  • Why Mothers Medications Matters, Wendy Jones - for the lowdown on prescription and other drugs and alcohol and breastfeeding
  • Vanessa Christie:
  • Shel Banks:
  • Why Formula Feeding Matters, Shel Banks
  • Fearless Formula Feeder
  • Unicef guides to formula feeding:
  • Evidence-based guide to different formula milks: : evidence-based information on formula feeding
  • Helpful information and photos of the what to expect from your baby’s nappy:

Postnatal support:

  • Postnatal doulas
  • Nurturing New Families, Naomi Kemeny
  • get your friends to buy you these recovery packages, with food vouchers instead of cuddly toys

Carrying your baby in a sling or carrier:

  • Why Babywearing Matters, Rosie Knowles
  • Find a local sling library:
  • Stretchy wrap brands: Kari Me (my favourite) and Moby Wrap
  • Best tie for a newborn? Front wrap cross carry. Youtube is your friend for learning how to tie. Practice with a teddy in pregnancy. You will find it fiddly and annoying the first few times. Persevere!


  • Safe co-sleeping guidelines, Mother Baby Sleep Laboratory, University of Notre Dame,
  • Infant Sleep Information Source,

Body positive

Mental wellness and illness:

Recovering from a serious tear:


Stillbirth or the death of a baby:

  • SANDS, Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society, has support groups, information and a helpline: 0808 164 3332
  • Charity providing beautiful funeral clothes for babies who have died:
  • information, support and remembrance services

Premature birth


  • The Mother Book, Molly Gunn
  • What Mothers Do, Especially When It Lookd Like Nothing, Naomi Stadlen
  • BabyCalm, Sarah Ockwell-Smith
  • Pride and Joy, A Guide for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans Parents, Sarah and Rachel Hagger-Holt
  • Where’s the Mother? Stories from a Transgender Dad, Trevor Macdonald
  • collected stories of motherhood
  • The Wonder Weeks, Hetty van de Rijt
  • diverse tales from pregnancy, birth and parenting
  • Motherhood Uncensored podcast:
  • Scummy Mummies podcast: