Our team currently facilitate two weekly mum and baby groups in Tillydrone and Mastrick areas for young mums. The groups are a fun, relaxed place to come chill out and chat with friends. Our community worker provides support to anyone in particular need and organises activities for the mums and babies. Everyone enjoys having lunch together. During the summer time the groups enjoy day trips and in the winter theatre and other outings are organised. The activities are all free of charge.
Groups currently meet weekly and are free of charge 10.30 – 1.00pm and include lunch.
Groups meet at Tillydrone Family Centre and Williamson Family Centre, Mastrick
Our team provide an opportunity for pregnant mums to prepare themselves for the arrival of their baby. This fun and friendly group which reduces stress in mums-to-be and helps them make friends with young people their age.. It is a great opportunity to get lots of information about giving birth and the first few months of being a mum in a non-judgemental environment.
Free baby starter groups
Each young mum receives a gift of a baby starter pack from Choices when their baby is born. This includes some vests, babygros, wipes and nappies, etc. There is also often an opportunity to have a FREE photograph with your baby. See our gallery for pictures of our most recently photographed mums.
Studies from around the world have shown that infant massage has significant benefits for mums and their babies. Our team are trained and provide baby massage classes to assist mums in using these techniques at home. The sessions are relaxed and good fun. For more information contact the team.
Lots of us find cooking, healthy, yummy food difficult! Our Community Worker is a fantastic cook and has the easiest, cheapest recipes ever! These sessions are great fun and involve a lot of eating as well as cooking. To find out more contact the team. It’s a great place to get lots of weaning tips too!