Our Experts

When creating our guide we made sure to collaborate with some of the leading experts in the childcare and medical worlds. You can read more about each expert by clicking their name or photo.

Professor Robert Winston, FMedSci FRSA FRCP FRCOG FIBiol FREng (Hon)
Professor Robert Winston, FMedSci FRSA FRCP FRCOG FIBiol FREng (Hon)
Professor of Science & Society and Emeritus Professor of Fertility Studies

Imperial College London

Sally Tedstone
Sally Tedstone
Breastfeeding Expert

Midwife and Breastfeeding Educator, UNICEF UK Baby Friendly Initiative

Melissa Little
Melissa Little
Baby Nutrition Expert

Paediatric Dietitian and member of the British Dietetic Association

Alison Ross, DipHe, BSc (Hons)
Alison Ross, DipHe, BSc (Hons)
Registered Midwife

Midwife at Kingston Hospital and specialist midwife in Perinatal Mental Health Midwife

Dr Anna Maw BSc MRCPCH
Dr Anna Maw BSc MRCPCH
Consultant Paediatrician

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Trust

Dr Rebecca Chicot, BSc PhD
Dr Rebecca Chicot, BSc PhD
Child Development and parenting expert

PhD in parenting and child development from Cambridge University

Alice Maclaine
Alice Maclaine
Nursery teacher

Rolfe's Nursery School, London

Mandy Gurney
Mandy Gurney
Nurse, sleep expert and sleep trainer and consultant to the NHS

Director of Millpond Sleep Clinic

Charlie Weeks-Bell, FRSPH MASI AIfL
Charlie Weeks-Bell, FRSPH MASI AIfL
First aid trainer and trained paramedic

St John Ambulance

Heather Graham BSc MSc AIfL
Heather Graham BSc MSc AIfL
First aid trainer

St John Ambulance

Katrina Phillips
Katrina Phillips
Child accident expert

Chief Executive of the Child Accident Prevention Trust

 Lena Engel
Lena Engel
Early Years Specialist