Welcome to Fledging Love, a friendly community with classes for baby and parent wellbeing.
Come to one of our baby classes and join our community of parents in Bournemouth and Poole. Learn Baby Massage and Baby Yoga with us, in a friendly and relaxed environment, or join us at one of our fun classes, Baby Play, Tummy Time & Sensory Fun, Toddlers Nature Tots, Outdoor Nurturing Mamma and Baby Class. Or come along to a Mummy Circle group, Nurturing Mummy Circle or New Mamma and Baby Nurturing Circle.
Baby Massage is a nurturing, relaxed time for you and your baby to connect. This course will aid relaxation, digestion, colic, wind and help babies sleep.
Fledgling Love Baby Massage is a five week course. Each class lasts 90 minutes, the first 45 minutes are mat based, learning massage strokes. The second half is a time for parents to get together in a friendly and informal group, making new friends over tea and cake.
Baby Yoga is based on traditional yoga movements which have been used to improve health and wellbeing. Incorporating breathing, stretching and relaxation as used in yoga practice. As with Baby Massage, Baby Yoga can help to settle babies and improve their sleep patterns, reducing crying and emotional distress. At the end of class tea and biscuits are served, giving you a chance to get to know other parents in the group.
Bumps and Babies in Nature is a class for parents to be and parents with babies to come together in nature. One of the great benefits of being in nature is that is stimulates our senses. For babies this an amazing experience into things that are new and unknown, making these discoveries so exciting and giving the opportunity to create connected experiences with nature.
Nature Tots gives your toddler the freedom to explore nature in a safe and fun environment, at the lovely grounds of Butchers Coppice. Each week we will be sharing stories, rhymes and songs, exploring surroundings and arts and crafts, with different themes each week. The trees and open space will give your toddler the opportunity to go bug hunting, have fun scavenger hunts, messy play fun and play games.
If you are a new mummy and would like to come along and join a friendly, welcoming, supportive community, with other new mummies, then do come along and join us. Being a new mum can bring up so many emotions, and sometimes it can feel a little scary and overwhelming. This is probably the biggest change to have happened in your lifetime. Struggling with lack of sleep, juggling life with a newborn, you need the support of others in those early days. This is a safe, friendly, non judgemental space. Come along just as you are and feel welcomed, chat to other new mums and share your experiences in the group. if your feeling lonely, this is the space to come and feel connected, build friendships and be part of our community. we finish each session with a guided meditation, so both you and your baby feel relaxed. Drinks and biscuits are served in class.
Tummy Time is important for your baby’s development as it helps to strengthen the core muscles needed for sitting, rolling, and crawling. Sensory Fun activates and stimulates baby’s senses, helping to build nerve connections in the brain’s pathways, stimulating neutrons in the brain to make connections. Each week will have a selection of Tummy Time and Sensory toys and equipment baby to explore, we end each session with some singing and baby yoga movements for extra fun.
In this class you will learn all about birth, giving you the confidence to make informed decisions about the type of birth you would like. We will teach you breathing techniques to relax the body and mind. You will learn how hypnosis works and will be able to listen to positive affirmations everyday and calm birth meditation scripts. Giving you the knowledge that you need to feel in control of your birth and allowing you a calm birthing experience.
We offer two different mindful breastfeeding groups one for antenatal support, helping to teach you all you need to know about breastfeeding and give you the support from pregnancy right the way through to those first days and weeks after birth. We also offer a postnatal mindful breastfeeding support group, so that you can come along and get ongoing support after baby’s birth, coming together each week to share our breastfeeding journey, make friends, feel supported and allowing you time to relax with baby.
Mummy Circle is a safe space for Mums to come along and share your parenthood journey with others. Letting go of the stresses and strains of life, vent about life if you need to, and leave feeling relaxed. A safe non judgemental space, you can share your anxieties, worries or fears, and celebrate your achievements. Talking and sharing with others going through the same parenting journey, helps you realise you are not alone and you are supported. Finishing each session with a guided meditation, so both mummies and babies go home feeling relaxed. Drinks and biscuits are served in class.