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East & Bays Parents Centre

East & Bays Parents Centre

 Parent Education

Baby and You    
This 5 week course, held on Wednesday mornings, is for parents with babies ages from birth to three months old. 

The issues raised cover the first six months of a baby's life and include:
  • Feeding and sleeping.
  • CPR and First Aid.
  • Postnatal exercise.
  • Infant massage.
  • Physical, social and intellectual development.
  • Health and growth.

This very popular course is presented by a series of qualified professionals.

The Baby & You course is already offered when you book into a Childbirth Education class at East & Bays Parents Centre. However, parents who did not do an Antenatal course are more than welcome to do this course. 

Any bookings or further information, please email

Moving & Munching Course    

Two fun and informative evenings held on consecutive Wednesdays - Moving & Munching is a parent course on movement and feeding for baby. Run approximately every 2 months for parents of children aged around 4-10 months. An Alison & Simon Holst Cookbook is included in the course cost and supper is provided too.

Topics discussed include:
  •  The intellect, social and emotional development of your baby.
  • How to stimulate your baby.
  • Introduction to solids - age appropriate foods, best times, how much, how often.
  • Foods to avoid.
  • Ideas for snacks and meals at different stages.
  • Food hygiene, cooking, storing, reheating.

One night will be dedicated to baby/child development (physical & physiological) and how parents can assist and understand their child's development. The second night is discussing solids and infant feeding from 4 months through to 9 months.

The speakers are professionally trained and their aim is to make the sessions informative and interesting.

For further enquires and to book your space please contact

Membership/Subscription from 1 January 2018 

q Antenatal, Practical Parenting, Baby & You course &  1 year membership  ($295)

q Antenatal, Practical Parenting, Baby & You course, Moving & Munching course  &  1 year membership  ($325)

q Baby & You (members $90, non-members $110)


q Moving &  Munching (single members $40, single non-members $50, couple member $60, couple non-member $70)

q One year membership ($75  incl. bi-monthly Kiwi Parent magazine)

Dates and course cost advertised online, in our newsletter and on the 'East and Bays Parents Centre' Facebook page.

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