Clare Byam-Cook trained as a nurse and a midwife. She worked for several years at Queen Charlotte’s Maternity Hospital in London before joining Christine Hill’s antenatal practice in Chiswick in 1989, where she taught the breast-feeding classes until 2013. Clare carries out home or hospital visits to any mother who is having feeding problems and also sees clients at her house in Putney, London. All of Clare’s clients come to her through word-of-mouth referral from GP’s, obstetricians, paediatricians, Health Visitors, midwives and previous clients.
Clare has written articles and been a guest expert for various baby magazines such as Prima Baby, Mother & Baby and Junior Pregnancy & Birth. She regularly appears on television and radio, including This Morning, BBC Breakfast, Sky News, Channel 5 News, BBC Radio London and Woman’s Hour.
It is very common for mothers to worry that if they give their breastfed baby even one bottle they will create ‘nipple-te...
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Katie Hilton is a dual qualified nurse, midwife and health visitor. Her experience has been mainly in labour delivery, postnatal and public/family health setting within both the hospital and community.
Katie has experience working with families in both the UK, North America and Asia. Her specialist areas include infant feeding, sleep and child development. Katie currently practices independently as a Midwife and Health Visitor and provides specialist advice to parents and families on behalf of the parenting press and nursery industry brands.