Mum, partner and baby activities

Sharing the journey ahead with Mum, partner and baby support

All activities will be held at Square Ambiorix 7, BRU 1000

Mum, partner and baby support groups

Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-4pm sees  2-hour support groups. Most have educational post-natal workshops, others are drop-in support groups, where you meet new friends and share a cup of tea with other like-minded mums and dads. Please scroll down for dates of presentations and groups. Sign-up here    http://www.antenatalandbaby.org/booking-form/

 

Mama/Baba-fit

A structured 5 session course led by experienced manual therapist Nik Bellot, who takes you through your postnatal recovery period, focussing on safe exercises and guiding you to connect, strengthen and balance your way to better health. Appropriate physical activity is essential for your post-natal recovery, to cope with the new requirements linked with baby carrying, and also well-being. Exercise has a crucial role in prevention of further musculoskeletal issues. Each session is 60 mins long, and you will need your baby, a stroller and an exercise mat. The sessions will be in and around Square Ambiorix – and inside during inclement weather, all sessions start at 2.30pm.  The next  5-session courses will will be; Wednesday  8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th May and 5th June  11-12am IS NOW FULL

Price:80 euros per course  or 20 euros per standalone session (space only available if the course is not full)

 

First-  Aid for babies and children

Led by First -Aid trainer Kate Elwood http://www.lifefirstskills.com/

A 3 hour standalone first aid class aimed to prepare you to act with confidence.  It will include:

  • How to manage a child who is unconscious and not responding to you
  • How to perform CPR on a baby, child or adult who has stopped breathing
  • Choking
  • Severe bleeding
  • Burns

Price: €35 per person

Friday 26th April 10-1pm https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0D4CABA72FA02-first4

Friday 17th May 10-1pm https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0D4CABA72FA02-first5

Tuesday 18th June 10:00 – 13:00 . https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0D4CABA72FA02-first7

Saturday 22nd June 14:00 – 17:00 . https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0D4CABA72FA02-first8

Friday 12th July 2019 10:00 – 13:00 . https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0D4CABA72FA02-first9

Saturday 27th July 14:00 – 17:00 . https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0D4CABA72FA02-first10

Little Wonders

A musical baby group led by Rachel Verheul . https://littlewondersmusic.com/classes/

5-session courses Mondays 4-5pm, Sundays 3-4pm.  Venue Square Ambiorix 7, BRU 1000

A wonderful activity to enjoy with your baby! These weekly classes feature a thirty minute music-making session, followed by the perfect opportunity for you and your baby to relax, meet new people and make new friends. Tailored to suit babies from newborn upwards, these small, age-dedicated classes are open to all mums (and dads!) who would like to introduce their baby to the wonders of music!

Price: 90 euros per person

 

Mental health support group

We run this through FaceBook, and offer 1 evening per month for a social meet-up and a guided discussion.

 

Mum, Partner and Baby groups. Tuesdays and Thursdays 2-4pm .   Updated 15th April 2019

Cost; 10 euros per family. Sign-up here; http://www.antenatalandbaby.org/booking-form/

 

No groups  until;

Thursday 2nd May. Kanga-  training with Babette, a sample exercise session wearing your baby. http://babette-babycourses.eu/kangatraining/?fbclid=IwAR1n8Lkgp6oFutDvp3vDqN8HV677gqbFhDSDsdHJ8RBJT2BwvxRV527aeBg

Tuesday 7th May Drop in with Jo

Thursday 9th May ‘What to do with your sick baby’ led by paediatrician Birgit von Horsten

Tuesday 14th (1-3pm, NOT 2-4pm) ‘How to photograph your baby” (10 spaces only) led by Nicole Gustafsson https://www.bearanddragonphotography.com/

Thursday 16th May ” How to transition to creche” led by Sarah

Tuesday 21st May ‘Move!’ A workshop led by a paediatric occupational therapist on how to play and encourage core strength and movement

Thursday 23rd May ‘ Colic, reflux – comfort measures, therapies and latest research’ led by Birgit von Horsten

Tuesday 4th June  ‘Weaning your baby from milk to solid foods – including baby -led weaning. Led by Jo and Else

Thursday 6th June ‘Healthy eating for your family (including foods for the babies…) led by Dietitian Sophie Bruno

Thursday 11th June ‘Baby signing’ . Communicate in signs with your baby! Led by experienced mum Rachel

Thursday 20th June Massaging your baby and calmness led by Sophie

Thursday 27th June  ‘What to do with your sick baby’ led by paediatrician Birgit von Horsten