Sophie is French and has been living in the UK since 1997. She lives in Trumpington, just outside Cambridge, with her husband and 2 children (born in 2006 and 2009). She has a PhD in biology, and spent 20 years working as a biology research scientist in the academic and industry sector. She has always been passionate about her work, and following the birth of her children, her passion shifted towards supporting parents in the journey to parenthood. She left her scientific career at the end of 2012 to be able to concentrate fully on her new vocation.
Sophie has been helping parents carry her children since 2008, first informally as a peer supporter, then as a trained consultant. She trained with three different babywearing schools (Clauwi (2010), Tragechule UK (2011) and Slingababy (2014). She has been running a slingmeet drop-in and offering private babywearing consultations and small group workshops since 2010, and peer supporter courses since 2012.
Sophie is a also birth and postnatal doula, and an NCT antenatal teacher. She loves working with expectant and new parents, and feels very privileged to be supporting them at such an important time in their life. She aims to provide parents with informational, emotional, and practical support so that they feel empowered to make the decisions that are right for them and their family.
Cambridgeshire, East Anglia, and London