Weekly Groups

We hold a range of weekly drop-in parent groups. Due to Covid19 booking is essential. We have limited our numbers to 4-6 parents per session. We are following social distancing, use of face masks, regular cleaning and no shared resources and toys for little ones. If you would like any further information of how we are keeping you all safe please do contact us or pop in to see our full risk assessment.

Monday 10.30-12

Waddle

A social group for parents expecting a baby/child. This is run on a Saturday once a month. Those who are in their 3rd trimester are more than welcome at our Hatchlings group too.

  • meet others
  • ask questions about feeding options or information
  • sling and carrier introduction

Partners/supporting adults are always welcome (for free but please do let me know they are/may be joining you so I can put enough chairs out for you)


Hatchlings

A parent and baby group aimed at those in the 3rd tirmester of pregnancy or those with babies 4 months old and under.

  • Feeding Support, Normal infant behaviour support
  • Meet other parents
  • Baby play
  • Guest Professionals

Partners/grandparents always welcome

Pingu

A parent and baby group aimed at those with babies from 5 months to cruising (not yet walking independently*)

  • Feeding Support
    -Normal infant behaviour support
  • Meet other parents
  • Baby play
  • Guest Professionals

Partners/grandparents always welcome

*walking independently – this description is used as a guide to support the provision of appropriate play resources/support. Those with disabilities or delayed motor skills and over 12 months are welcome to join session parents feel is most suitable for their child’s needs and development.

Happy Feet

A parent & toddler group for those with independent walkers * to 3 years

  • Feeding Support
  • Parent support
  • Meet other parents
  • loose part play
  • Guest Professionals

Partners/grandparents always welcome

*walking independently – this description is used as a guide to support the provision of appropriate play resources/support. Those with disabilities or delayed motor skills and over 12 months are welcome to join session parents feel is most suitable for their child’s needs and development.

Huddle

A parent, baby & toddler group for those with children any age, siblings welcome. The group is aimed at those 0-4years (if older siblings attend, please make sure they take care around smaller ones). This runs twice a month. One date will always be on a Saturday.

  • Parent Support
  • Feeding Support
  • Loose parts play
  • Meet others

Partners/grandparents always welcome.

Double Yolk

A parent, baby & toddler group for those with twins/multiples from 0-3yrs. This is a monthly group.

  • Feeding Support
  • Parent support
  • Meet other parents
  • loose part play

Partner/supporting adult always welcome.

Galapagos

A parent and child group for LGBTQ+ families. No matter what your journey to parenthood has been (or is) I invite you to meet at our monthly group. Toys and resources are suitable for children 0-4yrs. This is a monthly group.

  • Feeding Support
  • Parent support
  • Meet other parents
  • loose part play

Partner/supporting adult always welcome.

Emperor

A parent & Preschool group for those 2.5-4.5 year olds

  • Parent Support
  • Meet other parents
  • Preschool appropriate activities to support development

Partners/grandparents always welcome

Super Play

A group run by Super Kids Therapy . An inclusive group for babies, toddlers and preschoolers with additional needs.

Meet other parents.
Play with your little one
A supportive group run by an Occupational Therapist.

** additional adults welcome

Hand On Heart Baby Massage

A five week introduction to Baby Massage. During the course you will be taught a full baby massage routine using strokes that consist of Indian Massage, Swedish Massage and Reflexology. Suitable for babies from 8 weeks – Crawling. Book here

Course includes
πŸ’•Mats
πŸ’• Laminated handouts
πŸ’• Neal’s Yard goody bag with Neal’s Yard baby massage oil
πŸ’• Certificate upon completion Β£50 for 5 weeks

We will be following government guidelines and the following covid secure measures will be in place
πŸ’• Full Risk Assessment
πŸ’• Appropriate use of face coverings (mask to mat)
πŸ’• Hand sanitiser upon entry and exit
πŸ’• All equipment cleaned thoroughly
πŸ’• Controlled entry and exit.❗️Please note, we are following current government guidelines which may be subject to change. In the event of venue closure or guidelines changing the course will continue online via Zoom.

Jodie also runs Tree Babies – an outdoor groups for parent and baby in a sling at a local woodland. To find out more contact Hand On Heart Baby Massage.

Blooming Lotus Postnatal Yoga

Doula’s Kitchen – Hypnobirthing

Are you expecting a baby this year? ✨ Are you hoping to finally be able to meet other parents-to-be in a safe space after such a long time in a virtual world? ✨ Are you looking for antenatal, birth preparation, classes with the support of a doula, fear release coach and hypnobirthing teacher?✨ Using the incredible space at The Huddle – South West Bumps & Beyond C.I.C you can begin your parenting journey in a place that will support you and your family the whole way through those early years.As a “welcome back” to in-person classes, I’m discounting my hypnobirthing class by 15% in June; but there are only 6 (couple) spaces available. *Β£50 deposit required to book your space.✨ Classes begin Thursday evening, 3rd June, and run for 4 weeks. Invest in your birthing journey with 10 hours dedicated to preparing for birth and your baby, with the opportunity to make friends for life in a safe, fun and informative space.✨ I am so excited to join you on your journey!✨ Lizzie x

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