Many new parents find life withtheir baby brings so much joy but equally, can be very challenging so, being able to get out of the house and meet other parents who are in just the same situation as you can do wonders for your mental wellbeing and benefit both parent and child.
Signing up to clubs or classes with your baby can give your days some structure and the chance to meet new people and make new friends. New parents often report feeling isolated or overwhelmed, so regular sessions with others can offer reassurance and connection, helping to alleviate stress and anxiety and bringing fun and laughter to your days! Babies also enjoy the stimulation and sensory enhancement of meeting others and getting out and about.
Benefits to both parent and baby include…..
⭐Opportunities to meet and connect with other parents to share advice, concerns and support and make new friends
⭐Introducing your baby to new experiences to stimulate growth both physically and mentally and enhance sleep
⭐Developing your baby’s social awareness and confidence
⭐Learning new skills to support your baby’sdevelopment
⭐Increasing your confidence in understanding your baby and responding to their needs