Parents & Co Support and Services

Karen Langston (founder of Parents & Co)

As a passionate and caring maternity nurse and Early Years Specialist with over twenty years of hands on experience, Karen is suitably qualified to support new parents.

Karen has worked with babies and children all her working life, firstly as a nursery nurse and then, for many years, as the Head of a successful private Nursery in Radlett, Hertfordshire. She is also an experienced maternity nurse, breastfeeding support mentor, infant and children sleep coach, baby massage instructor and mum of two grown up boys.

She is constantly updating her skills and knowledge, frequently attending courses on baby specific topics. She has a can-do attitude and remains calm and assured under pressure, providing friendly, non-judgmental support and re-assurance to the parents she works with.

As the founder of Parents & Co she works to support parents with a wide range of prenatal and postnatal advice, courses and products both through her website, blogs and face to face support.  

Karen hopes to provide courses and a website that are bursting with ideas and solutions to address every challenge that parents face.

Helping & Supporting Parents

Karen offers a range of courses and workshops for parents These are fun, relaxed and informative, covering topics such as sleeping, weaning, breastfeeding, speech and communication, childcare options, infant massage, developmental activity ideas and more.  These courses are available at designated venues or customised to run at your home (min 4 people).

Courses & Workshops

Parents & Co offer a range of services to new and expectant parents. Her broad experience of baby & toddler development, and the issues around it, make her superbly placed to advise and support parents experiencing problems, having concerns, or specific issues with their little ones, or who simply want some help with developing routines or implementing parenting plans.

  • Pop Up ‘Bump & Baby Hub’ Coffee Mornings – held monthly @ the Kings Stag, Bushey. In conjunction with other prenatal and postnatal specialists Karen co-hosts these events for new and expectant mums and dads. Free of charge; The Kings Stag, Bushey.
  • Mum & New Baby Courses – a six-week course covering a range of topics to support mums with new babies and help establish routines, reaffirm good practice and socialise with other new mums. Charge £70.00 for 6 week course; The Kings Stag, Bushey.
  • Weaning Workshopsmonthly workshop advising and providing practical tips on how to implement a weaning process with your little ones. Charge £15.00; The Kings Stag, Bushey.

Bespoke Support for Parents

  • New Baby Postnatal Support Package – tailor made to support new parents in those first few hours and days - from £15.00 per hour or personalised package available.
  • Breastfeeding Support Home Service - providing one-to-one support, in the comfort of your own home, for mothers that need some reassurance and guidance. Charge from £20.00 per session.
  • Troubleshooting - Preparing for parenthood is very challenging and whilst there is a wealth of information and advice available, nothing beats having a knowledgeable and reliable experienced practitioner to talk to and to get reassurance or sound advice from with a specific issue or concern.

Contact Karen@parentsandco.co.uk if you would be interested in finding out more about courses or help that she can provide.