About New Baby

We are dedicated, experienced midwife managers practising in the clinical, teaching and counselling areas of nursing, midwifery and paediatrics for over 30 years.


We currently work in a renowned Dublin maternity hospital. Our area of expertise is Parent Education providing up to date professional antenatal classes with guidance and advice on pregnancy, breathing techniques, birth, baby care and feeding choices. Margaret featured on TV3's Ireland AM as maternity adviser and has written numerous articles for health magazines. She also trained in hypnobirthing which is an unique method of relaxed childbirth. Hypnobirthing helps women remain calm and in control during labour.


Expecting a baby is a very special time in your life. We are very aware and sensitive to the needs of future parents and their babies and this is reflected in our antenatal class.





Feedback from some of our Happy Parents!

 "Carmel and Margaret,

 Just wanted to send a quick email to say we really enjoyed the class on Saturday. It was really informative but not too intense. The practical work was really useful,and hopefully having  practised together now, we will remember at least some of it when it comes to the crunch!"

                                                                                                            Aideen and Fran - October 2019.           

"Hi Carmel and Margaret,

Just wanted to say a massive thanks as we had a great day yesterday. It was very informative and you both made it easy to ask questions."                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                Ciara and Ray - June 2019                         

"Carmel and Margaret,

I would like to say thank you for the very informative class on Saturday .

Both myself and Stephen left feeling a lot more confident about the up coming arrival. We felt you answered any questions we had and we really enjoyed the floor work....and I have set reminders on my phone to do my pelvic floor exercises."

                                                                                                                Carmel and Stephen - February 2018

 "Just a quick email to say thanks so much for an excellent day on Saturday ! We both really enjoyed it and got so much from all the practical and realistic advice and tips ! We      will most definitely be recommending you to others as it was so informative, relaxed and well run ! 
   Many thanks again!"                       

                                                                                                                   Lucy and Keith - March 2018                                                                                                                                                                                     

"Dear Carmel & Margaret,

Just wanted to send a note to say how much myself and Mark enjoyed the antenatal class in the Crowne Plaza. 

We enjoyed the day hugely and learned loads of really interesting things and had many myths debunked. The pack you handed out was great too and is filed away for moments of inevitable panic! 

Thanks a million again,

                                                                                                                         Lara and Mark - July 2017


"Hi Ladies. Just wanted to say thank you both for a great class . We both got a huge amount out of it. You are  very professional  presenters but have great humour  and common sense ....which we appreciated!"

                                                                                             Emer and Sean - January 2017                                                                                                                


" Margaret, Andy and I wanted to thank you very much for a very informative and interesting day on Saturday. It has given me a lot to think about, and I am so glad that we went with you, as your many years of experience were clearly evident and beneficial and I trust every bit of information received." 

                                                                                                                               Michelle - January 2016


"Hi Margaret! First of all thanks so much to you and Carmel for our antenatal class experience! You're both so professional with a sense of humour too and that's so important! I'll be telling all mammies to be and already have told some!

                                                                                                                                Marian - November 2015 



Our Classes

The primary aim of our Antenatal Class is to make available a high quality day session in a pleasant atmosphere which will enable prospective mothers prepare for labour, birth and the future demands of parenthood....


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Class Topics

The complete one day class is recommended for most first time parents. The afternoon session of our one-day class will meet the needs of those who only require information on baby care, feeding, and related topics....


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Areas Covered

Serving counties Dublin, Meath, Kildare, Wicklow and surrounding areas.

We also offer telephone support for pre and post natal advice....


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