Pregnancy, Baby and Toddler Classes from Suffolk Babies
*Essential Preparation for Birth Workshop*



*Essential Preparation for Birth Workshop*

Our 4 hour workshop is offered free of charge to all pregnant women and their birth partner in the Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust area, and is the most time efficient way to prepare yourself and your birth partner for labour and the early days with your new baby.

Antenatal: Practical Preparation for Birth Classes



Antenatal: Practical Preparation for Birth Classes

During these classes you will explore essential elements of birthing, preparing both your mind and body for the journey ahead. Whether you are planning a home birth, a caesarean, or anything in between, these classes will support you in your path to a positive birthing experience.

Antenatal: The Ultimate Antenatal Course



Antenatal: The Ultimate Antenatal Course

This is the ultimate in-depth course for couples. This is the best place for you and your birth partner to learn all about labour, birth, and the early weeks with a new baby. Make that all important group of friends and gain confidence about what is to come.

Baby 1: Newborn Workshop



Baby 1: Newborn Workshop

Come along to this friendly 2 hour workshop for parents of babies under 12 weeks. Learn about baby sleep, colic and crying. We will also cover calming and soothing techniques, general baby care, and tips for new parents to help you relax and enjoy this time.

Baby 2: Munchkins Baby Massage



Baby 2: Munchkins Baby Massage

This is a first step, progressive course for mums and babies from 4/6wks to 3-5months. Over our 6wk programme you will learn a full body massage for your baby, we will incorporate some gentle baby yoga routines, and finish with our lovely social baby time.

Baby 3: Explorers Sensory Baby Yoga



Baby 3: Explorers Sensory Baby Yoga

If you’re looking for a colourful, bright and lively baby class, which includes baby yoga movements for your baby, sensory stimulation and lots of songs, then we have the class for you! Explorers is suitable for babies from 4/5m up to crawling.

Baby 4: Moving Onwards



Baby 4: Moving Onwards

This class offers the perfect next step to children who are ready to graduate from Explorers. This class is suitable for babies that are beginning to move, whether that be on their bottoms, rolling or crawling – they do not have to be fully mobile.

Baby 5: Moving Upwards



Baby 5: Moving Upwards

This class is open to children who are confident walkers to pre-schoolers as well as families with multiple children that need activities that can be used for a mixed age group. The class will deliver elements of toddler yoga, encouraging children to use movement, stretches and physical expression to take part in a wide variety of songs, some of which contain elements of story to develop themes and ideas.

Fitness Classes 1: Strong 4 Life



Fitness Classes 1: Strong 4 Life

Strong 4 Life is your first step in your fitness journey after having a baby, no matter how long ago that way. This class focuses on postural alignment, restoring core muscle strength and really helping you to understand your body, what is going on and how to make you feel strong, empowered and confident at this phase in your life. The best part is that you don’t have to find childcare as you can bring your baby too!

Fitness Classes 2: Core Club



Fitness Classes 2: Core Club

Core Club, and its younger sibling, Junior Core Club, is all about empowering you to understand your body, strengthen your core and improve your performance. This is a membership like no other, with unrivalled support at a minimal price.

Fitness Classes 3: Pilates

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Fitness Classes 3: Pilates

Pilates classes with Core&More will help you improve your posture, balance and flexibility with specific focus on the mind-body connection and breathing patterns. Pilates is suitable for all ages and abilities; each exercise can be modified and adaptations and progressions are provided for each one. It is a perfect exercise to combine with other sports particularly running and cycling and as part of a specific training programme.

Preschoolers: Story Adventurers



Preschoolers: Story Adventurers

For children aged 2 and a half to 4 years. A fun and energetic class for pre-schoolers. A chance to discover a new story every week, exploring the world of that book using music and movement. Created with the Early Years Foundation Stage in mind, your child will receive their own passport to the EYFS demonstrating how they are hitting the EYFS goals.

Sling Library



Sling Library

Ipswich and Colchester Sling Library run meets at the Suffolk Babies Centre on the 2nd and 4th Monday of the month. Come along and learn about different ways to carry your baby, hire a carrier, or just chat to likeminded people. Meets are free to attend and there is just a small fee to hire a sling.

Studio Photoshoots with Ruth



Studio Photoshoots with Ruth

Our in-house photographer Ruth is available at our studio for mini or full photoshoots to suit any budget. Keepsake sessions, birthday sessions, formal portraits, baby and sibling sessions, and more.