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Moving & Munching Course

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Moving & Munching Course Overview

A course for parents of babies preparing for solid food and keen to be on the move. This course runs over 2 daytime sessions and is designed for parents with babies who are 4 6 months old.

Course start dates confirmed for 2017 are:
  • 12 January
  • 14 February
  • 2 March
  • 6 April
  • 2 May
  • 16 May
  • 6 June
  • 11 July
  • 8 August
  • 19 September
  • 17 October
  • 21 November
  • 12 December
Course costs:
  • Included as part of some Antenatal course packages
  • Included in the Younger Babies package: $145 gives you a Moving & Munching course, a Crawling & Crunching course and 1 year Parents Centre membership ($130 if renewing an existing membership)
  • $40/$45 for Parents Centre members (single/couple)
  • $55/$65 for non members (single/couple)
  • Free for CAPC volunteers
We run our Moving & Munching course at Athol Syms Hall, 11 Griffin Ave, Epsom.

You can book a course by contacting our Course Bookings Officer on bookings@capc.org.nz. We endeavour to respond to emails within three days; sometimes we need to be parents more than volunteers so if it takes a bit longer please bear with us.

Moving & Munching Course Topics


On the move: how to support and encourage active movement including rolling, advise on sitting and reflexes.  Vestibular development: now that baby is more robust how can you further develop their vestibular system.  Music and movement and baby furniture is also discussed.  Learn about baby safety now that they are starting to become mobile.


Introducing solids and establishing good nutrition is discussed, along with how to prepare first foods and ideas on what foods to give your baby at different ages.  Tooth development, caring for first teeth and preventing tooth decay is also included.

You can check out our wonderful speakers' profiles here.

  Plus course attendees receive samples from Kai Carrier and Mumma Bubba.

Moving & Munching Course Resources

These resources relate to topics covered in your Moving & Munching course.

Munching information Click to Download Reader, including teeth care and safety in the home.

Infant Feeding resources from the Health Promotion Agency are available here.

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