Pregnancy, birth and postnatal services in the Peterborough, Stamford and Rutland area.

Choosing someone who will be supporting you or providing you with information during your pregnancy, birth or early parenting days can seem like a daunting task. Take the time to look at their websites and social media accounts, read their recommendations and testimonials, and meet them in person to see if you connect.

Please note, The Birthing Hub does not reference check or validate individuals in this directory so please do approach each practitioner directly and research their credentials personally.

Private Midwifery Services

Nicostra Midwifery
Independent Midwife offering private midwifery care through pregnancy, birth and after your baby is born. I am passionate about your right to make an informed choice and offer personalised and flexible care. One-off appointments through to full packages of care available.

The Fenland Midwife

Antenatal Education / Hypnobirthing

Peterborough and Stamford Homebirth Support Group
Free bi-monthly support group led by parents who have previously had a homebirth and supported by doulas and midwives.

Mummy Nature Hypnobirthing 
Hypnobirthing antenatal classes for a calm, relaxed and positive birthing experience for pregnant women and their birth partners. We offer private classes in the comfort of your own home and group classes in a venue near Stamford.

Nicostra Midwifery
Independent Midwife offering 1:1 tailored antenatal sessions in the comfort of your own home, with ongoing support to complete your birth plan. Choose from a 3 hour or 6 hour workshop.

The Art of Tactical Parenting 
The Art of Tactical Parenting offers Antenatal Workshops in Stamford, Bourne and the surrounding areas. We strive to provide a realistic and informative understanding of your journey into new parenthood and beyond. We offer the support and networking opportunities that will be invaluable to new parents.  
t: 07482064322

Thula Mama Doula 
Mindful, evidenced based education and Doula support for pregnancy, birth and early parenting. Small group or 1:1 courses and intensive weekend workshops available. 

The Fenland Midwife

Verina Henchy

Unique Births

NCT Stamford

NCT Peterborough


Doulas traditionally offer birth and/or postnatal services. Finding the right doula, someone that you connect with, is so important. Details of some of our local doula’s are on this page, but you can search a directory at Doula UK

Dawn Styles
Doula offering practical, emotional and informational support to women and their families during pregnancy, birth and beyond.

Thula Mama Doula 
Mindful, evidenced based education and Doula support for pregnancy, birth and early parenting. Small group or 1:1 courses and intensive weekend workshops available. 

Instinctive Birth Doula Services
Antenatal and birth doula based in Cambridgeshire

Verina Henchy

Laura Jane Doula
Empathetic, evidence based and empowering support throughout your journey into parenthood.

Meg the Doula

Postnatal Support

Stamford Breastfeeding Drop-In
Drop-in free to all, although donations gladly received. Facilitated by two lactation consultants (IBCLCs) and Tongue Tie Practitioners, often with further breastfeeding peer supporters, doulas, and other trained supporters in attendance. Pram store via gate between buildings. To gain access, buzz The Studio in building 22.
Venue: The Studio @ The Broad Street Practice 
Day/time: Wednesday, 1-3pm
Closed Facebook group:

Goodnight Solutions
I specialise in child and family sleep and work holistically with all family members to improve everyone’s rest and relationships. I use gentle evidence based methods and children are never left to cry alone. Often sleep problems are a result of other issues and I use my experience of infant feeding, behaviour, child development and family mental health to support and guide parents.

Stamford and Peterborough Sling Library
Regular meets in and around the surrounding areas to try and hire slings from newborn to toddler.

Peterborough Nappy Library
Regular meets in Peterborough to try and hire reusable nappies.
Facebook: @PeterboroughNappyLibrary

Baby Cafe
Breastfeeding Support in Peterborough led by the NCT


Nostalgia Birth Photography
I am an on location only photographer, specialising in birth, Fresh48 (new baby) and family photography. I am passionate about all things pregnancy, birth and breastfeeding and am also training to be a breastfeeding peer supporter and am trained in Birth Trauma recovery.

True North Photography 
Specialising in documenting maternity, birth, Fresh 48, newborn and motherhood photography sessions in a relaxed documentary style in your home or location of your choice.

Baby Massage

Baby Nomad

Babies Connect
Babies Connect offers small group courses of baby massage or private courses in the comfort of your own home. Baby massage will benefit both parent & baby . To find out more or read reviews from families that have already attended please find ‘Babies Connect ‘ on Facebook, Instagram or Google .

Pregnancy / Postnatal Exercise

C.A.N. Do Family Fitness

Baby Nomad


Specialised Physiotherapy

Ultimate Performance Lifestyle

Alternative Therapies

Vale Therapy

MK Accupuncture

Annie Hall Homeopathy
If what you want is a simple homeopathy kit that will be of use during the last weeks of your pregnancy, the birth, and the first weeks afterwards then do contact me. I have just the thing for you and your birthing partner, who is in all probability going to be the one choosing the best remedy to help you when you need it. I have almost 30 year experience in helping mums, 4 offspring and 11 grand children. 
01780 767667

Verina Henchy

Birth Debrief

Nicostra Midwifery
Independent Midwife offering birth debrief sessions – independent and impartial to support parents through the journey of understanding their birth experience.

This list is always growing. If you would like to be featured here, please contact to join the Peterborough, Stamford and Rutland Birth Worker’s Network.

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