The Experts

Dr. Miriam Walsh
GP and Founder

Miriam has been a doctor for 8 years, and has worked in a variety of settings as a GP.  She moved to Bristol from London in 2015 with her husband, Lee and daughter Lucia. She feels passionately that parents-to-be should be able to access up to date and realistic information to help them feel as supported as possible. 

 

Camilla Rabey

Night Nanny

Camilla has worked as a Nursery Nurse, Creche Manager and a Nanny before becoming a Maternity nurse and focussing on making a real difference to parents in the early stages. As a Night Nanny, she offers knowledge and advice on natural feeding and sleeping patterns. She has 2 children, Ralph and Molly. 

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Vicki Hill

Pregnancy and Post-natal Personal Trainer

Vicki has been a PT since 2006 and has specialised since 2008. She runs a number of fantastic classes in Bristol including Buggyfit. She is very passionate about getting the right message out there to ladies to ensure they continue exercising in a safe and healthy way for themselves and their babies.

 

 

Zara Elrington

Health Visitor

Zara currently works in Clifton and the surrounding area. She loves the challenge of the work and very much enjoys supporting families in the early period following the birth of their baby. Her particular areas of expertise and interest are the early days of breastfeeding and the baby’s physical and emotional needs. 

Jess Butterly

Women's Health Physiotherapist

Jessica qualified as a physiotherapist in London in 1992, she specialised in Women’s Health in 2000 and moved to Bristol with her family. She is passionate about helping guide women through the physical changes of pregnancy and birth so they can enjoy their new life as a mother.

Selina Blackmore
Midwife

Selina qualified as a midwife in 1989, initially working in hospitals but now in the last 5 years has been in the community. Her particular interests are antenatal education and helping women and their partners with their transition into parenthood. Selina has 2 grown up children, likes to travel and sing.

 
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Cathy Bowker

Infant Feeding Specialist Midwife

Cathy has been a midwife since 2001 and now specialises in giving Infant Feeding Advice. She lives in Bristol with her husband Tom and her daughters, Martha and Flo (the latter two consolidated her learning of feeding challenges, on a personal level!)

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Dr Ellie Hall

Paediatrician

Ellie qualified in 2003 and has worked with children since 2004. She is currently the Medical Advisor for Adoption and Fostering in Gloucestershire. She feels very passionately that parents are who are fully informed are better enabled recover from and enjoy the experience of new parenthood. She has 3 children of her own. 

Ali Woozley

Midwife

Ali's area of special interest and expertise is with women's health.  She regularly delivers antenatal teaching sessions and teaches pregnancy yoga.  Having worked with women for over 27 years she has the knowledge, experience and passion to support women in the transition to motherhood.  Ali is an expert at supporting breastfeeding and the personal experience of having fed her two sons 'for England'.

Dr Mark Scrutton

Consultant Anaesthetist

Mark has been a Consultant Anaesthetist with an interest in Obstetric Anaesthesia in Bristol since 1999. He trained at St Thomas’ and St George’s Hospitals in London and has published in the areas of nutrition and pain relief in labour. He is married with three children.

Dr Issie Gardner
Consultant Anaesthetist

Issie has been a Consultant Anaesthetist in Bristol since 2002. She has special interests in Obstetrics and Gynae-Oncology. Issie has two teenage children.

 

Helen Hodder

Women's Health Physiotherapist

Helen has over 19 years of experience as a Physio. She specialises in the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction and has a passion for supporting women through key transitional stages such as new motherhood. 

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Miss Aarthi Mohan

Consultant Obstetrician

Aarthi is experienced in both low and high risk antenatal care. She looks after women with underlying medical conditions in their pregnancy. She graduated from London in 1999 and has been a consultant since 2014. Aarthi lives in Bristol with her husband and her daughter, Lily.

Dr Rebekka Jones

Paediatrician

Rebekka is a senior paediatric registrar in Bristol specialising in the care of newborn infants and their families. She graduated in 2003 and has been working in paediatrics since 2006. Rebekka lives in Cardiff with her husband, Matthew and her two children, Hannah and Ellis.