Jitka Wenham provides a vital update for MK's pregnant mums.
Maternity & Parental Support
Editors: Kirsty Taylor-Price & Jitka Wenham
Two links that will help new mums who feel depressed especially during lockdown. One is from the NCT which also has online courses and a support helpline.
Great blog post from our favourite content provider for young mums. Just because you have to self isolate doesn't mean you can't have a nice time and create some special memories. Here are a few tips on how to start to prepare for your virtual baby shower :-)
Simple, fun activities for babes and kids from newborn to aged five provided for free by the Department of Education
JItka Wenham's blog listing baby and toddler groups that offer online classes (both free and paid) in Milton Keynes during the lock down.
Our children are little hero's, too and here are some companies in MK doing their best to support them and you. Contact me to add more to the list.
Access Jitka's Wenham' excellent guide with resources to ease mothering during the lock down using the link button below. If you want to add more names then contact her via Facebook or www.jitkawenhamphotography.com
The NHS has a put together a comprehensive website with most topics copied, this should address almost any question you have from breastfeeding to social distancing and antenatal classes.
Still Open & Working
Below is a list of local Milton Keynes based non food-related companies still working to help those of you in times of need, self-isolation and Key workers. For food shops and delivery click HERE
With the United Kingdom in lock down, the worry of who is still working in times of need can be confusing. Below is a list of MK Community companies still pulling together to support Milton Keynes residence during this difficult time.
All companies listed are taking the current situation very seriously and have all the necessary measures in place to protect you and those involved. Including the necessary insurance and personal protective equipment required.
If you know someone who is still working and would like to be added to the list, please let me know, contact Kirsty Taylor-Price at Kinetic Tailored Promotions www.facebook.com/KTPMarketing.
Household / Domestic/ Commercial Services:
Simply plumbing & Gas Services - Mobile 07824151106 Office 01908 412 939 www.simplyplumbingandgasservices.co.uk
WES Walker Electrical - www.facebook.com/WES.ElectricalServices
Miss D Crease Ironing - 07747719923
Brinnick Locksmith and Security - 01908 617575
MK GAS 24/7 Ltd - 01908 982260
Dougies Garden Service - @dougies garden service Ltd / 01908 982260
Dim 2 Dazzling - www.facebook.com/Dim2Dazzling/
Red window cleaning - www.facebook.com/redwindowcleaners/
GCA plumbing and heating services - 07568578279 firstname.lastname@example.org
Ward Gas Engineers - 07966012285
MT Fabricators - Mtf_ltd@aol.com
Mister paint brush - 07944607442 /01908 315765
Handyman Milton Keynes - https://handymanmiltonkeynes.com
CleanDeer Ltd - email@example.com
Private Transport Related Services:
DS Cycle Repairs - 07545261086
P G Carriers - www.facebook.com/pgcarriers
JB car valeting - 07904155173
Pets 2 Places Milton Keynes - 07548926220
Pams MOT MK - www.pamsmotmk.co.uk
Cusacks Cars - Darius 07383 881 884 www.cusackscars.co.uk
2nd hand car purchase for low waged and CCJs https://bcscredit.co.uk/
Mother & Child Services:
The Reading Corner - Nicki Lynn https://pixelsyoungdevelopers.org/
BLMK Maternity Services Covid 19 information LINK HERE
Keeping kids off the streets - www.keepingkidsoffthestreets.co.uk
Happydemic Pilates online classes https://www.happydemic.life/pilates-classes/ phone 07446 639824
Pinbow and Co - Eco Friendly Masks and others www.etsy.com/shop/pinbowandco
Bags and Bits - www.facebook.com/bagsandbits
Suds - www.sudsmk.co.uk
Stamp out the wick - https://www.facebook.com/StampOTWick/
No 38 Vintage Emporium - 07725264546
The card attic - www.facebook.com/eastwingmiltonkeynesbucks/
HK Hair - 07746670493
My style buddy - www.facebook.com/mystylebuddy/
The Little White Box Company - facebook page link HERE phone 01908 803299