All activities will be held at Square Ambiorix 7, BRU 1000
Mum, partner and baby support groups
Tuesdays and most Thursdays 2-4pm sees 2-hour support groups with a themed presentation given by experts in their field, see below the list of presentations. The Drop-in groups have no theme and provide a meeting place for you, or for you to meet new friends and plan your social week ahead, hosted by volunteers Marnie, Jo and Birgit – our aim is to provide you with a space to feel relaxed and meet new people who have babies of similar ages. The presentations cost 15 euros per family to attend, the Drop-in groups costs 5 euros per person to attend. Sign-up here http://www.antenatalandbaby.org/booking-form/
Tuesday September 3rd 2-4pm. Drop-in.
Tuesday September 10th 2-4pm ‘What to do when your baby is sick’ led by Paediatrician Dr Birgit von Horsten
Thursday September 12th 2-4pm. Drop-in.
Tuesday September 17th 2-4pm. ‘What to expect when expecting the second…’ Sarah and Chiara.
Thursday September 19th 2-4pm. Drop-in.
Tuesday September 24th 2-4pm. ‘Breastfeeding and back to work’ . Led by lactation consultant Jo.
Thursday September 26th 2-4pm. Drop-in.
Tuesday October 1st 2-4pm. ‘Reflux, colic and associated therapies’ led by paediatrician Dr Birgit von Horsten
Thursday October 3rd 2-4pm Drop-in
Tuesday October 8th 1-4pm (10 spaces only) ‘How to photograph your baby’ led by Nicole Gustafsson from https://www.bearanddragonphotography.com/
Thursday October 10th 2-4pm Drop- in.
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
- Severe bleeding
Price: €35 per person
Friday 2nd August 13:30 – 16:30 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0D4CABA72FA02-first13
Saturday 7th September 14:00 – 17:00 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0D4CABA72FA02-first15
Friday 13th September 13:30 – 16:30 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0D4CABA72FA02-friday
Friday 18th October 13.30-15.30 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0D4CABA72FA02-friday2
Friday 15th November 13.30-15.30 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0D4CABA72FA02-friday1
Friday 13th December 13.30-15.30 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0D4CABA72FA02-first14
An exercise class of 1 hour, specifically for prenatal and another class for postnatal, carrying your baby. Babette Bheine leads you through this fun class to music. It’s wonderful!
Fridays 10-11am work-out with your baby
Sundays 11-12pm workout when pregnant
See here for more details; http://babette-babycourses.eu/
Mental health support group
We run this through FaceBook, and offer 1 evening per month for a social meet-up and a guided discussion.
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. TBC (most probably after Christmas)
A musical baby group led by Rachel Verheul . https://littlewondersmusic.com/classes/
5-session courses These will not be running until autumn / Winter as Rachel is on maternity leave
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.