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Bump to What Now?!

A FREE pregnancy and baby event hosted by Beautiful Bonds

4th Nov 2023, 10.30am-4pm

For more details see below, including what talks we have planned for you and the amazing prizes on offer for the raffle!

This is mostly a CASH ONLY event, so please come prepared

Get your free tickets here. Tickets are to enable us to keep track of rough numbers

Who else is involved?

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Event organiser
Maria Renshaw, Beautiful Bonds
Colchester sling library and consultancy

Sarah Liddell, Moontree Yoga & Wellbeing Ltd

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Karina Moore, Calm Sleep
Infant sleep and behaviour specilist

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Cathryn Brooks, Holistic Health
CranioSacral therapist,
Homeopath, Doula

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S&O Sweet Treats and Bakes
Selling delicious cakes, including vegan, dairy free and gluten free options

Niki Rajput
Family Osteopath

Naomi Davies, YogaBabe by In Her Element
Pregnancy, postnatal and baby Yoga and massage

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Sarah Everett
Sarah Everett Photography

Lizzie Potter Therapy

Emma Jeater, The Reflux Tummy Mummy

Aurelia Moreaux, Doula
Your Doula Aurelia

Kate Shaw, Tiny Talk

East Essex Cloth Nappy Library

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On the day host
Jenny Harmer, IBCLC

Tanya Croall, PhysioNatal

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Martine Mensink, Doula

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Jennie Moss, Daisy first Aid Braintree
Covering Colchester area too

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Essex Babylab

Jessica Ferrari-Wells Nutrition

Samantha Evans
c Sleepy Sam
Holistic sleep coach

Jessica Cook, Sling Swing
Gentle movement class

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Gem Gems Cakery

Charlotte Lowden, IBCLC
Harts and Essex Infant feeding

Liz Wallis, Doula
Nurtureful, pregnancy, birth and beyond

Ginny Croxford, Doula
Ginny Croxford Postnatal Support

Clare Wastell, Mer-Mummies
Aquanatal, antenatal classes and baby massage

Tracy Gooding, Doula


Panel Discussions

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Hear thoughts and suggestions from a panel of professionals specilising in the perinatal period. Plus get the opportunity to ask any burning questions! There will be an opportunity to post some questions annoymously as well

11.30am - 12.30pm

Preparing for Birth and the antenatal period

1.30pm - 2.30pm

Preparing for the Postnatal period

(the fourth trimester)


Stanway Village Hall

Villa Road


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Mini photo sessions

With Sarah Everett photography

relaxation zone

Massage and sound healing



More TBC

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Tickets can be found here

This is mostly a CASH ONLY event, please come prepared :)

Raffle in aid of Maternal Mental Health Alliance

Hot and cold drinks




The raffle is being held to raise funds for the Maternal Mental Health Alliance.

"The Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) is a UK-wide charity and network of over 120 organisations, dedicated to ensuring women and families affected by perinatal mental health problems have access to high-quality, comprehensive perinatal mental health care. We bring the maternal mental health community together and make change happen by combining the power of real-life experience with clinical and professional expertise."

  • The reflux Tummy Mummy - 1x Reflux help call

  • SandO Sweet Treats and Bakes - A Cupcake bouquet

  • Holistic Health - A discounted session of your choice

  • Martine the Doula - A free antenatal or postnatal session

  • Sarah Everett Photography - £100 Gift Voucher

  • Baby Psycology Basics - 1x ticket to any Baby Psychology Basics workshop

  • Doula.Tracy - 10% off a Hypnobirthing course

  • Calm Sleep - 1x space on any Calm Sleep Workshop

  • Your Doula Aurelia - A 2 hour postnatal planning session (worth £60)

  • Beautiful Bonds - 1x Enhanced membership

  • Jessica Ferrari-Wells Nutrition - 1x 30 minute consultation

  • Niki Rajput Family Osteopath - A voucher for initial consultation worth £75

  • Lizzie Potter Therapy - 1x Mother & Baby Reflexology Session

  • Daisy First Aid - 1x Daisy First Aid kit

  • Moontree yoga & Wellbeing Ltd- 1x class of your choice

  • In her Element | YogaBabe - 1x 60 minute massage or therapy (pregnancy, postnatal, womb massage or sound session)

  • PhysioNatal - 1x Mummy MOT voucher

  • Hert and Essex Infant Feeding - 1 hour antenatal preparation session/ postnatal feeding support

  • Carry with Jess - 30 minute carrying consultation or 3 sessions of Sling Swing

  • Nurtureful Doula - 2hr antenatal/postnatal session

  • I love Greens - I Love Greens Family Recipe EBook

  • Hey Baby 4D Colchester - A scan of your choice at the Colchester clinic

  • Mer-Mummies - £20 Mer-mummies gift voucher

  • Bethany Rose Independent Midwife - 20% off voucher for a single appointment

  • Ginny Croxford Postnatal Support - Virtual support (TBC)

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