Useful Services

  • Essential Numbers
  • What’s On pages
  • Useful websites
  • Local services for pregnancy and beyond

Essential Numbers

Stroud Health Visiting Team – 0300 421 8967 –

Stroud Maternity Hospital – 0300 421 8018

What’s On

Great places to find out about things going on are:

Useful Websites

Lisa is a local family travel blogger. She promotes local events taking place in Gloucestershire.

She is also the Gloucestershire Editor for Bubele, a free app used by over 20,000 parents around the UK. You can promote your Stroud events for free on the Bubele app and website to local Gloucestershire parents/carers. Find out more info here –

Netmums is a family of local sites that cover the UK, each site offering information to mothers on everything from where to find playgroups and how to eat healthily to where to meet other mothers.

Useful directory from the Gloucestershire County Council, providing information about childcare, ‘Things to do’, ‘Family Information and Services’, ‘Advice and Early Support’, ‘Special Educational Needs and Disabilites’ and ‘Practitioners’. Supported by the Families Information Service.

Telephone: 0800 542 02 02 (Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm. Answer machine at all other times)
Direct line: 01452 427362 E-Mail: Text: 07769 965 118

‘IdeasForTheKids’ is the most comprehensive free online source of places to go and things to do with kids in the UK. It is aimed at parents and families and has over 10,000 child-friendly venues and attractions listed across the UK.

Local services for pregnancy and beyond

Becky Angrove of Relaxed Birthing offers private Hypnobirthing sessions in Stroud and surrounding areas. Email phone 07402214490

Kizzy Shipton is The Cotswold Doula : “I am studying to be a birth and postnatal Doula, supporting women through pregnancy, birth and beyond. I also work as a Hypnobirthing Practitioner providing Hypnobirthing classes during pregnancy; these classes can be held in your home or in a bigger venue for group classes.”