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Pippagina is run by Lynn Darbyshire Msc. RM. RGN. a German Registered Hebamme and a British Registered Midwife.  Lynn originally trained as a nurse in the UK and after qualifying worked in general medicine and gynaecology.  In 1990 she qualified as a midwife. She worked in all areas of Midwifery both in the hospital and in the community, and also spent a number of years specialising in prenatal screening and genetics.

In 2003 she moved to the USA where she worked teaching and facilitating prenatal and postnatal classes as well as working as a ski patroller in the winter.

In 2011 she moved back to Europe and returned to clinical practice, as well as completing a Masters degree in Womens Health and Midwifery. Her dissertation examined the risk of postnatal depression in the immigrant population, this topic remains an integral part of Lynn’s work at

In addition to her work at Pippagina, Lynn also looks after ladies in pregnancy and post delivery.




Jeldrik  is a German Registered Paramedic with over 6 years experience. As an active EMS worker he has a large experience with emergencies involving toddlers and children. As well as conducting first aid classes for adults and children, he is also qualified to teach paramedics. 

 In 2021 he founded the Centre of Emergency Medical Education (Zentrum für notfallmedizinische Ausbildung); he and his team are all active paramedics and EMS workers

In parrallel with his work as a paramedic Jeldrik is a doctoral student at the institute of experimental anaesthesia of the technical university of Munich, where he is researching on new therapeutic options for Alzheimer’s disease.

Jeldrick and his team will offer 3 hour first aid classes to new and expecting parents at The Yoga Garden.

To book a class please email:

Jenny qualified as a nurse in 1990, working in oncology until 1993 when she then undertook her midwifery training before having a short career break to get some "real " experience by having her own babies! Jenny then returned to work, combining midwifery and practice nursing running cervical cytology , baby immunisation and smoking cessation clinics. In 2001, wishing to develop her knowledge more around child and family health, Jenny undertook further academic and practical training to become a Specialist Community Public Health Practitioner, or known more commonly in the UK as a Health Visitor.

Jenny has worked for the past 20 years in various locations around the UK as a Registered Health visitor where she has gained extensive experience in all areas of child health and development. Jenny has additional training in many areas including toilet training and is a certified sleep counsellor.

Jenny offers the  Potty Training workshop at Pippagina. 


She also offers private appointments. To book an appointment please contact her at:

Our Classes

Prenatal Classes

One  Stop Childbirth (max 6 couples)

Breast Feeding & Newborn Care

(max 8 mothers)

Second Time Around (max 6 mothers)

Hypnobirthing (max 6 couples)

New Parent First Aid Class

Prenatal & Postnatal Classes

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Postnatal Classes

New Beginnings (max 8 mothers with babies)

Tiny Tots (max 8 mothers with babies)

Little Movers (max 8 adults with babies)

Explorers (max 8 adults with babies)

Rückbildung  (via Zoom)

Infant Massage (via zoom)

New Parent First Aid Class

Workshop:Motherhood.The birth of a new identity

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