You and your new baby
Antenatal Clinics are held weekly at the Little Forest. All appointments are made through your Midwife. It is also a chance for you to come and see what else Little Forest has to offer. These classes will prepare you for childbirth and the care of your new baby. Topics covered include labour, pelvic floor exercises, breastfeeding, baby hygiene and much more. Your Midwife will be able to give you more information.
Teenage Parents (YAPS+)
This is a drop-in group for teenage parents and parents to be. Come along for lunch and chat and a chance to meet other like minded parents. We hold training sessions through out the year on various subjects and organise visits and outings.
Health Visitors Clinic
Trained professionals are on hand including a Health Visitor, Midwifery Assistant and Community Nursery Nurse. Come along and have your baby weighed and access advice and breastfeeding support.
Breastfeeding Support Group
This is a friendly drop-in group providing a meeting place for breastfeeding mothers and their babies. Come along and receive support and advice from other mums and our Midwifery Assistants. We also offer advice and support for pregnant mums wanting to breastfeed or who wish to find out more. This informal group is held in a relaxed and welcoming environment.
Breast Buddies Drop-in
The Breastfeeding Peer Supporters meet at Little Forest every 2nd and 4th Monday in the month. Come in for a chat and a cuppa and meet with other successful breast feeding mums.
Baby Clothes Swap
Aimed at babies from birth to 36 months, bring along some outgrown clothes and swap them for something larger, this takes place during the Health Visitors Clinic on wednesday mornings.
This is for parents/ carers with twins up to school age, which is held at Little Forest, Little Foxes in Tonbridge and St Johns Church Hall in St Johns. If you have twins or are expecting twins then do come along to one of the twin clubs for information and support. Call New mums rep – Michelle Suddes on 01732 835414.
Baby & You
This is an 8wk programme designed for parents with babies aged 0-4months. The course covers many different topics including first aid,weaning,playing with your baby and others. Please call for further details.