Useful numbers and details at your fingertips...

Those first few hazy days and weeks after having your baby are a minefield to navigate, so here at MamaKind we wanted to take the guess work out of who/what/where and provide a comprehensive directory of contact details, for everything you may need, post birth. Remember we always have a monthly meet up with Mama Meets so if you're yet to join us, book into an event today!

Please get in contact if you would like to suggest any additions to our list.

  • Midwifery -

    After giving birth to your baby you have access to Maternity triage up until your baby is 28 days old.

    University Hospitals Plymouth, (Derriford) - 01752430200

    Torbay Hospital - 01803656588

    Royal Devon & Exeter - 01392406616

    All new mums will be seen by day 5 (location dependant on where you delivered) and at least one more time for a discharge appointment.

  • Health Visitor

    Call or text - 07520631721

    Southern Hub no - 0333 234 1901

    New birth contact - You will be contacted by your Public Health Nurse (Health Visitor), to arrange a home visit within the first 14 days post birth.

    After this initial appointment you will have ...

    4-10 week contact

    10-16 week contact

    16-21 week contact

    10-12 month contact

    2 year contact

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  • Breast Feeding/Feeding Support

    Help and advice is available within the services provided by your Midwifery/Health Visiting team, however if you require more support you may want to consider joining a local breastfeeding support group, such as Kingsbridge Nurslings

    Here at MamaKind we recommend our local specialist Steph Pope who runs Nurslings, Wednesday mornings at Kingsbridge Family Church. 10- 11.30 ( just show up!)

    She also provides private breastfeeding support and can be reached at steph@nurturedbyyou.co.uk

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Weighing Your Baby

One of the most important parts of caring for a newborn, is ensuring they are gaining weight! Head to your local library and check your baby's weight, on scales calibrated by the Health Visiting team.

  • Story Sense

    One of our favourite classes to go to within the South Hams, Story Sense covers everything for newborns to school age. Owner Nikita has cleverly combined stories with sensory play to bring unique, educational and fun weekly classes to both little ones and parents!

    It's the perfect place to meet other mums and dads as well.

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  • Tiny Talk

    Learn to communicate with your baby before they can speak, at an award-winning TinyTalk baby signing class.

    Tiny talk invites newborns and toddlers to classes to learn to communicate with the use of gentle music and simple signing.

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  • Mum & Baby Yoga - Kingsbridge

    Hosted by Sarah Scott 'Fresh Air Yogi' these classes are an excellent way of bonding with your baby, moving your body and making friends.

    Classes are held Mondays 11.15am-1215pm at Harbour House in Kingbsbridge.

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  • Kingswear Stay & Play

    Parent, baby, toddler stay and play group located in Kingswear Village Hall.

    Mondays 9:30-11:30am

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  • Mini First Aid

    Learn life saving skills and risk prevention tools with Liz Watt. These sessions cover everything from choking to burns and provide you with all the information you need to keep you and your little one safe.

    We run these classes every few months at Mama Meets (depending on demand) but click below to find other sessions happening near you.

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  • Creative X

    1 hr workshop sessions combining storytelling, singing and big messy play art. Each session is highly interactive and brimming full of colours, sound, stimulation and an amazing opportunity for your child and you to get involved. A chance for you to catch up with friends whilst your child gets a burst of the arts. Expect lots of mess, giggles and storytelling from around the world.

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  • Fika Coffee House - Kingsbridge

    A family friendly, twinkly and welcoming cafe in the centre of Kingsbridge. Expect a warm welcome, lovely food and coffee, baby changing facilities and a basket of toys for the little ones (including a play kitchen!)

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  • Tots Playhouse - Kingsbridge

    A role play cafe at the top of Kingsbridge (conveniently located next to a car park) with a large play area, a dedicated baby section and lots of spacious seating in the cafe. Always welcoming with clean facilities, delicious cakes and beautiful coffee.

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  • Bayards Kitchen - Dartington

    Located amongst 'The Shops' in Dartington, is this lovely cafe full to the brim with delicious lunches, coffee and sweet treats.

    With a dedicated play area inside and out, it allows the opportunity to enjoy your coffee in peace.

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