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About Us

Beautiful New Beginnings aims to support and empower parents from pregnancy to school age. We believe that Radical Kindness Promotes Generational Change.

OUR ANTENATAL COURSES ARE NOW FREE TO JOIN AND RUNNING VIA FACEBOOK LIVE EVERY MONDAY NIGHT. WE WANT TO SUPPORT YOU ON YOUR PREGNANCY JOURNEY THROUGHOUT THIS TIME OF SOCIAL ISOLATION! SAME EXPERTS, SAME CONTENT, SAME COMMUNITY, JUST NOT FACE TO FACE! 

 

Beautiful New Beginnings was founded in 2016 by mum of three Carolyn Whitehead and became a Community Interest Company in 2018. The business idea was conceived around the same time as her third child Gracie, and out of a desire to support parents on their pregnancy and parenting journey.

As Beautiful New Beginnings flourished in the community, it also grew in team and we are blessed to have the most incredible team of experts working hard to deliver sessions.

 

Whatever class you step into, you can be sure that its led by a practicing expert in their field and that you will receive a warm welcome. We believe in creating and connecting communities and believe that in doing this, we can help combat loneliness. We are better together.

Carolyn Whitehead

Carolyn Whitehead

Having worked for eleven years in a local Liverpool Primary School as an Early Years Reception Teacher Carolyn went on to achieve a masters level qualification to become a SENDCo. The final two years of her teaching career were spent teaching children with additional needs within a mainstream setting specifically those children with ADHD, ASD, Global Delay and Speech and Language Difficulties.

 Having seen the benefits of peer massage in schools, Carolyn then went on to train as a baby massage instructor in 2017 and has been delivering sessions in the community and on a one to one basis since.

Val Bray

Val Bray

Early Years Teacher and Deputy Head, with a teaching career that spans over 35 years. Passionate about her grandchildren, badminton and creating community. She’s best known in sessions for playing her guitar for our end of session singing time!

Claire Bowers

Clare Bowers

Counsellor and Therapist, qualified in hypnotherapy and CBT. Clare runs our wellbeing sessions supporting the community in making positive steps for positive change. Clare is passionate about supporting those with PND, anxiety, fear based issues and depression and provides practical help and support for women in the community.

Christine Parry

Christine Parry

Teacher, SEND Expert in Sensory Processing Disorder. Christine can most often be found in our soft play sessions Little You, Big You Learning Too. She is fully qualified in Baby Yoga, Makaton Sign and has qualifications in Yoga for those with additional needs. Christine brings an incredible energy to all sessions and makes every space she steps into lively, engaging and informative too.

Christine Parry

Vickie Heller

Practicing midwife Vickie works in Arrowe Park Hospital as a community midwife and holds over 20 years midwifery experience. Her kindness knows no bounds. Jeanette Dean former One to One midwife and practicing hypnobirther provides a super calming influence alongside incredible knowledge and understanding.

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About us

Beautiful New Beginnings is Liverpool's Independent Antenatal Course provider. We aim to empower parents with the most up to date information, connect families and build community. We want parents to feel confident, prepared and excited as they enter this brand new adventure.

Here is what our lovely customers say about us on Facebook.

    5 star review  � I am so so so happy I attended the antenatal classes. I made grow d's for life with some wonderful people and learnt loads along the way

    Jennifer Emily Langley Avatar Jennifer Emily Langley
    19th August 2017

    positive review  After birth I didn’t feel comfortable going far from the house on my own until she was about 3 months old. By then it was summer hols and there were no baby specific courses at the children’s centres. I had 6 weeks to fill before going back to work and was desperate to do something with her. I found the BNB courses on insta and we attended the Weds PM sessions at west derby. They were so fantastic! Included a bit of everything so I went back to work not feeling like I’d missed out on that time with her. I was also armed with songs, yoga exercises and ideas to incorporate in my weekend play with her. Wish I could attend more but luckily BNB have other events that I can attend that get me out the house with the little one. Fully recommend x

    Chloë Hynes Avatar Chloë Hynes
    20th November 2019

    5 star review  My husband and I have just completed the antenatal course which we both thought was excellent. As first time parents we literally had no clue! The course is well structured with experts each week covering not just the labour & birthing side, but also really practical steps like First Aid and looking after your baby when you bring them home (safe sleeping, bathing etc). Cal & the session leaders are really knowledgeable & also very friendly & open to any questions you have. We both felt it was very personable & good interacting with other new parents to be! Really useful course, has helped us immensely to feel more prepared for our little arrival. Cal is so welcoming & some of her little touches are so thoughtful. We highly recommend the course & I’m looking forward to bringing our little one to some of the other classes when she arrives! Thanks again xx

    Rebecca James Avatar Rebecca James
    31st July 2018

    positive review  Just completed all three of the ‘starting school’ workshops. I can’t recommend enough! I now feel that I am able to support my daughter through her first year at school. Amazing resources and activities that really engaged my little girl. The teachers who ran it were enthusiastic, passionate and Incredibly helpful and supportive. Thank you so much! Laura Morris.

    Laura Morris Avatar Laura Morris
    24th August 2018

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