Claire Bloomfield, our Director of Postnatal Education, is an experienced Midwife and mother of two. She trained and qualified as a Midwife in 2006 and since then has gained a vast knowledge and experience around pregnancy and childbirth. Drawing from personal experience, she developed a passion for support and guidance for families following birth and throughout the months and years that follow. Claire teaches both antenatal workshops and baby and toddler classes at our centre and in Gainsborough. If you have any queries about classes in Gainsborough and would like to contact Claire directly, her email address is email@example.com.
Emily Boyd, Director of Antenatal Education, has been a registered midwife for over 10 years. Working directly for the Ipswich NHS Trust as Practice Development Midwife she is able to bring insight into the needs of families in terms of education, as they approach labour and birth. Emily teaches Antenatal classes and trains all our antenatal teachers
Jo Cresdee, CEO, is a Fedant registered Antenatal teacher, baby massage instructor and baby yoga instructor with a background in Montessori teaching. She is also a qualified Level 3 Personal Trainer, qualified DipHb Hypnobirthing Instructor and Paramana Doula. Jo has worked in this area since 2011 building up a local business providing private antenatal classes and baby classes. Jo teaches antenatal, baby, toddler and fitness classes.
Katie Mackenzie, Director of Operations, has worked with local families since 2011, providing educational courses for parents. Katie teaches workshops for parents and is also a trained Performance and Emotional Coach.
Amanda is a Mum of two and covers the West of Ipswich and Saxmundham, teaching the Essential Preparation for Birth Workshop, and baby classes. Amanda comes from a Communications background but spent two years running a local toddler group before joining the Suffolk Babies team. Amanda can be contacted directly on firstname.lastname@example.org
Gemma Gooch covers Felixstowe and Stowmarket and teaches our Essential Preparation for Birth Workshop alongside baby and toddler classes. Gemma is a mum of two, who lives in Felixstowe. You can find Gemma’s classes on the timetable, and contact her directly on email@example.com.
Jenny is a mum of three girls, whose own birth experiences have led her to be passionate about supporting and educating parents, both during pregnancy and in those challenging early months and years. Jenny teaches the Essential Preparation for Birth Workshop, Munchkins and Explorers classes in the Manningtree, Lawford and East Bergholt areas.
Since 2012 Mel, a Level 3 Personal Trainer and certified Fitness Instructor, has been teaching a variety of classes including circuits, HIIT, FitSteps, Body Combat, Spinning and watt bike training. She started to specialise in Post Natal fitness in 2013, becoming Suffolk’s first licensed Buggyfit instructor and developing her own post natal offering MumaMojo. Mel has trained with Burrell Education the most highly respected Pelvic Floor & Post Natal rehabilitation specialist in the country, to develop her own postnatal core strength and functional exercise, and restore/movement-based pelvic floor strength programmes. A Suffolk girl born and bred, Mel has been living in Australia for the past four years (trying out all the new Australian fitness crazes) but has now recently moved back home, and we are so pleased to have her back (many of our Suffolk Babies clients use to train with her back in 2014).