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BATH AREA: MUMS AND BABIES GROUP?

(16 Posts)
sweeney Fri 21-Jan-05 16:05:07

i'm moving to 3 miles outside of Bath in the next few months and am just wondering whether anyone knows of any mother and baby groups of any description - baby massage, baby yoga, chatty kinda groups anything!. mine is due end of March, and it's my first. i'm worried that i will be a bit lost moving to a new area and would love to have some info before all the big changes!!!!!!

softymom Sun 23-Jan-05 15:55:25

I recently moved away from Bath, but there are lots of mother and baby activities there. My health visitor was really good source of info (had lots of leaflets in her briefcase) and I think the midwives are also pretty clued up. There are lots of classes and groups - baby massage, baby swimming, Jo Jingles baby singingin, baby signing etc etc. The classes all follow the school term times, so you'd probably be looking at something starting in May-ish. The central library in the Podium has a good noticeboard and leaflets - I found the 'Whats on in Bath' and 'Bath Life (childrens section)' quite good for ideas. HTH!!

sweeney Sun 23-Jan-05 22:51:52

thanks for that softymum. really great to hear that there will be plenty to do. why havce you just moved from bath? is there anything i need to know!?
kind regards

MistressMary Sun 23-Jan-05 23:31:05

Hello whereabout you moving too? I'm fairly near Bath.
Bath his a beautiful city, very touristy.

sweeney Tue 25-Jan-05 12:46:18

not sure yet possibly Bathford. somewhere on the east as dp got a job that way. we decided to move to that area coz we wanted to move out of london and bath was the nicest city

Nat71 Tue 25-Jan-05 15:51:15

Hi Sweeney,

I'm from Bath and it is a great place. I'm really jealous and would love to still be there. I'm afraid I didn't join any baby groups so I'm totally unhelpful on that point but just wanted to let you know I hope you will like it in Bath too. I moved away only because I met a gorgeous Scotsman

littlerach Tue 25-Jan-05 15:55:03

We used to live in Bath with DD1 but moved about 15 miles away. It was great living there, plenty to do, but awful for carparking!!!

sweeney Tue 25-Jan-05 22:07:10

thanks for all the good vibes!!!! gorgeous men need to be followed around.......
any specifics in mind littlerach?

noma Tue 01-Feb-05 19:36:50

Hi sweeney, i live in the centre of bath been here 4 years but havent really gone to any playgroups i have a two year old and 9 week old . There is a lot going on in the centre and if you are moving to Bathford there is a playgroup there!

sweeney Sun 06-Feb-05 21:25:45

thanks noma
any activities at all you can recommend?

sweeney Tue 15-Feb-05 15:39:21

still hoping for any more info.......... getting close to moving now

lalaa Tue 15-Feb-05 15:53:10

Have you contacted the NCT? There's an active group in Bradford on Avon that I know of. I don't go because I work on the days they meet but try the main website to start with.

sweeney Tue 15-Feb-05 22:10:01

brill thanks lala

littlerach Wed 16-Feb-05 09:45:04

I seem to remember there was a baby cafe in Odd Down which was very popular.
The NCT did talks and meeting at the big church on Manvers St.
There's soft play in the sports centre.
Most of the churches seemed to have M&T groups.

Keep an eye out on here for meetups!!

sweeney Wed 16-Feb-05 18:32:14

i don't know where these places are but will look them up thanks so much littlerach

cellogirl Mon 28-Feb-05 09:14:01

Hi everyone,

There is a baby cafe in town which meets on a friday lunchtime that I go to most weeks. You could look at www.bathbirth.co.uk

Hope this helps!

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