My name is, surprise surprise, Caroline. I am mum to two children, Hayley and Felix, and we are based in Chiswick, West London. Supporting new families is both my passion and such an honour for me..
I am a Certified Infant Massage Instructor with the International Association of Infant Massage (IAIM). I am on the Executive Board for the IAIM (UK Chapter), and am currently serving as the Vice President. I am also the Specialist Instructor for working with Fathers & Partners for the IAIM in the UK. I have also completed the Developmental Baby Massage qualification with Peter Walker.
I have completed much training with Blossom & Berry in Baby Yoga, Learn, Stretch and Play, and in Baby Confidence.
I am both a Trageschule and CBWS trained Baby Wearing Consultant, and founded the hugely popular Chiswick Sling Library.
I have trained in the 3-step Rewind Technique with the lovely Alex Heath, and hold the Babyem Qualification in Postnatal Depression
I am a Recognised Postnatal Doula, with BirthBliss, and have supported countless families with their newborn babies.
I hold a number of postnatal workshops around Teething Babies, Baby Sleep, Baby’s First Foods – Introducing Solids, and Baby Reflexology.
And, I teach Family First Aid, and hold all the relevant qualifications to do so.
I have over 25 years experience of working with children and families in a range of capacities; As a Children & Families Social Worker, I have worked in primary schools, with children who have special needs, children who are fostered or adopted, and children who have suffered abuse or trauma. I have undertaken postgraduate work in the areas of play therapy and therapeutic communication with children, counselling and behavioural therapy. I have studied Reflexology, Mindfulness with Monash University, studied with Attachment Parenting UK, and am a Relaxation Therapist.
I am completely insured, DBS checked, and a member of The International Association of Infant Massage