Baby and Play

Baby and Play is a family run baby and children retail business. They provide quality baby, toddler and childrens products that are fun, affordable and practical and they look to provide customers with better deals than they can get on the high street. They prioritise finding  products that are eco-friendly, ethically made and organic - safeguarding the future of our children's planet. 

www.babyandplay.co.uk 

Hire Expectations

Hire Expectations is an online maternity boutique that rents out contemporary and stylish maternity and breastfeeding dresses.  Hire Expectations allows customers to borrow the perfect maternity or breastfeeding dress for a special occasion, date night or a night out with the girls, without having to compromise on style or spend a small fortune. Renting a dress means you can enjoy designer dresses at up to 80% off their retail price. 

www.hireexpectations.co.uk

The Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust is the UK's leading baby charity aiming to prevent unexpected deaths in infancy and promote infant health. They fulfil these aims by: Funding research, Supporting families whose babies have died suddenly and unexpectedly, and Disseminating information on infant health and SIDS to health professionals and the general public.  They provide a helpline for parents, carers and health professionals, they have a wide range of educational publications, a network of trained befrienders to support bereaved families and they run the CONI scheme with the NHS for subsequent babies.

www.lullabytrust.org.uk

Fit and Healthy Mums

Fit and Healthy Mums is a company specialising in fitness and exercise for Mums and Mums to Be. It was created by Keri, a mum of 3, to bring simple, safe and effective exercise to pregnant and postnatal women. Classes are fun, social and suitable for all. They are welcoming and work around you and your baby. Nappy changes in the park, feeding mid class and rocking car seats in aerobics we have done it all! Whether you want to come along to Fit4birth, Springback or  Buggyfit you will always be welcomed and encouraged – no matter how much sleep you have had! 

www.fitandhealthymums.com 

Bespoke Health

We so often seek a quick fix for all our ills, but many of the answers to our health problems are in our cupboards and fridges. Nutritional therapy can show you just how to use the right type and balance of foods along with herbal remedies, possibly supplements and basic lifestyle changes to make health the norm in your life, rather than a passing phase.With over 15 years experience in natural health, Claudine can tailor a health programme to suit the needs of the whole family from conception onwards.

www.bespoke-health.co.uk

Seraphine

Seraphine is a specialist maternity and nursing clothing retailer. Founded by Cecile Reinaud over 10 years ago and inspired by the lack fashionable clothing during her own pregnancy, the collection draws from her Parisian heritage to create stylish and comfortable maternity wear. Adding to the maternity range Seraphine has also developed stylish and functional range of nursing clothes, which has won several industry awards. 

www.seraphine.com

Tiny Feet Hampers

Tiny Feet produce luxury mother and baby hampers that can be made to specification. They include gifts for the new mum and baby, gifts for the expectant mother and new-born, plus you can create your own hamper by choosing which shoes/boots and colour theme you’d like. What better way to spoil that precious bundle of joy and new mum.

www.tinyfeethampers.co.uk

MumtyBumpty

Mumty Bumpty is an online store offering beautiful maternity lingerie: maternity bras, nursing bras and maternity swimwear for mums and mums-to-be.  Mumty Bumpty specialises in nursing bras and maternity bras with lovely briefs to match, and beautiful maternity swimwear (so you can excercise during pregnancy).  Mumty Bumpty offers a wide selection of lovely products and all our products have been carefully chosen to ensure they are of the highest quality, are comfortable and practical yet very pretty to make you feel extra special during this wonderful time.

www.mumtybumpty.com

Slummy Mummies

The Witney Slummy Mummies are a group of new mum's who have joined together on this wonderful road trip of motherhood.  They review products and places locallly, recommending baby friendly places in Oxfordshire.  They also have a blog with updates, reviews and stories.

www.slummy-mummies.com

ACosy Bumpers

Their Bumpers are made from Cot-Safe Foam and designed to be placed under the bottom fitted sheet to reduce the risk of 
children rolling out of bed whilst asleep, keeping them safe and ‘cosy’ in their big beds.  None of the products require fixtures or fitting, they are lightweight and conform to all the UK safety standards. The Foam is made up of White CMH25 cotsafe foam which means it does not contain any Arsenic, Antimony or Phosphorous.  Alongside the Bumpers they have the Acosy Wedge and a selection of extra deep quality Egyptian and Percale cotton sheets as well as Waterproof mattress protectors.

www.acosybumpers.co.uk 

Capture4Life Photography

Gemma is the main photographer at Capture4Life and her main inspiration is her son.  She feels strongly that the best photographs are captured when you are relaxed and natural.  She likes to capture those unseen, magical moments.  She has invested a lot of time in becoming a specialist Newborn Photographer.  Take a look at her website to see a selection of her beautiful photographs.  Gemma is a member of The British Association of Newborn Photographers and a qualified member of the Society of Wedding and Portrait Photographers.

www.capture4life.com

The Thrifty Stork

The Thrifty Stork is a new boutique in Goring-on-Thames.  They stock high quality, pre-loved, maternity wear for the stylish Mum-to-be.  Show off your beautiful baby bump with style and confidence!  They carry pre-owned and new beautiful designer occassion, business and casual wear at high street prices.

www.thethriftystork.co.uk

Bags of Essentials

Bags of Essentials sell beautiful pre-packed maternity bags.  Packing your hospital bag can be a very stressful time as any mum will know, so they decided to come up with an idea that ticks that box for you. Their bags are not supposed to be 'everything you need for your first 48 hours', but a pre-packed bag of essential items for Mum & Baby during your hospital stay. 

www.bagsofessentials.co.uk

Childrens Funky Furniture

Childrens Funky Furniture is an online store dedicated to presenting high quality and imaginative children's furniture items. Each product is designed to inspire children of all ages and provide them with a fun, safe and rewarding experience. Featuring a host of vibrant colours and gorgeous finishes our beds have that unique appeal without the extortionate price. Childrens Funky Furniture is developing a strong reputation for offering parents great value whilst providing children with creative pieces that will inspire their creativity.

www.childrensfunkyfurniture.com

Precious Memories

Precious Memories is a family orientated business created and run by a busy mum of two.  They offer a range of services; 3D Castings (including bump castings), 2D Impressions and Fingerprint Jewellery.  They offer some of the products by post and others you can arrange to have created in your own home or at one of their studios around the country.  They also offer Precious Memory Parties for you to enjoy with your friends.

www.precious-memories.co.uk

Mess Around Ltd

Mess Around is the perfect place for children to experience the most of messy  play, without you having to worry about what your 
home looks like afterwards. With plenty to squelch, pour, mix, and splat parents and carers can relax and engage in their child's messy play time. What's more if you have a party to plan, let Mess Around bring the entertainment and wow your guests with something new. 

www.mess-around.co.uk

Raspberry Rain

Raspberry Rain provides hands-on Creative Workshops for people of all ages. With a fun and relaxed approach to learning, they believe that everyone should have the opportunity to learn, grow and express themselves through art!  Their team understands that all creative people are different. They design interest-driven activities specifically for you! Any event is possible, whether 
it’s a Birthday Party, Hen Party or Weekend Workshop.

www.raspberryrain.co.uk

Breast Pump Hire

If you wish to hire a breast pump instead of buying one, or you need an electric breast pump urgently or unexpectedly, you can contact Sue Richards (IBCLC - Lactation Consultant and Registered Midwife).  Sue lives in Oxfordshire and has a number of Medela Symphony Breast Pumps to hire out.  If you wish to hire one or want more information please contact Sue on 01235 530623 / 07598315375 or suerichards10@hotmail.com.

Labours of Love Baby Gifts

Because the birth of a lovely new baby is such a special moment, Labours of Love Baby have a range of personalised baby gifts.  Their new baby gifts make a great alternative to flowers, last forever and will be truly treasured by the new parents.  They use leading brands in all of their new baby nappy cakes and baby gift hampers and if you want a bespoke gift they will work with you and design the best baby gift based on your budget and requirements.

www.laboursoflovebabygifts.co.uk

Gummee Glove

Babies can start teehing at an early age and may be too young to hold one of the traditonal teething toys.  They could find relief from the superb Gummee Glove, a teething mitten which can be secured to baby's hand with a safe & secure velcro clasp.
It features a water-filled detachable teething ring which can be separately sterilised and refrigerated. The mitten also features numerous protrusions for baby to teeth on and a black & white crinkle square provides sound stimulation for baby, helping to teach them about cause & effect. 

www.gummeeglove.co.uk

The Creation Station

Inspiring imaginations is at the heart of everything The Creation Station does.  They provide award winning children's creative classes, original arty birthday party entertainers and event entertainment. Giving expression to your own imagination in a group setting provides lots of benefits. It helps young children learn to make choices, share, listen, observe, pretend, problem solve, as well as play and interact with others.  

www.thecreationstation.co.uk

Water Babies

The concept behind Water Babies is simple. They are teaching you to teach your baby to swim. Yet from this basic premise comes so much more. They teach children to save themselves from drowning. And the highly sociable lessons encourage parents to make new friends; a bond enhanced through sharing an activity their children clearly adore. They can gently guide you and your baby into an enchanting other world. Where you'll experience the thrill of seeing them move freely and confidently through 
water, with a grace and autonomy you'll still rarely see on land.

www.waterbabies.co.uk/local/oxford

Little Cow Cakes

Eating cake, dreaming about cake and creating fabulously creative wedding cakes and celebration cakes for any occasion – Little Cow really do just love cake!  They work with clients throughout Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Wiltshire, Buckinghamshire, the Cotswolds, London and beyond so if you need a creative cake, contact Little Cow today…

www.littlecowcreativecakes.co.uk