Helen Keast – Antenatal Educator & Hypnobirthing Practitioner

Helen qualified as an antenatal educator in 2010 and continued to gain further qualifications as an Active Birth Educator with Janet Balaskas, as an Infant Feeding Practitioner with Mother & Baby International and as a hypnobirthing practitioner with KG Hypnobirthing and is a member of the Hypnobirthing Association.

Helen’s philosophy is simple ‘that all parents2be are fully informed about their choices, are able to make and agree any decisions about their care to the benefit of both mother and her baby’.

In 2014 – 16 Helen Chaired Warwick Hospital’s Maternity Partnership. She continues as a Service User Representative attending Midwifery Clinical Guideline reviews at Warwick Hospital. Helen also lectures to student midwives and participates on various steering groups at Coventry University supporting the Midwifery and Health Faculty.

Having a general nursing background Helen brings a wealth of NHS experience to the team and a real drive to deliver the goals and aspirations of Bump2baby Reality to support local families. Helen’s background is in acute nursing having worked as an RGN for 16 years both within clinical and managerial settings. She worked at Warwick Hospital for 8 years as a senior nurse in the operating theatre and within trust management holding positions of project manager and later a trust quality coordinator.  Helen has also worked as a project nurse for Bedford NHS Trust. Her final nursing position was as a nurse advisor for an International Loss Adjuster.

 

FEDANT logoHelen is a member of the Federation of Antenatal Educators

FEDANT National Registration Number 12180

Contact Helen at helen@bump2babyreality.co.uk