Infants, Babies & Parenting

Resources for expat parents of toddlers and babies, living in Geneva and Vaud, including parenting classes, music, art and gymnastics classes for toddlers, kids clubs and play groups. 

International New Parents Geneva
For parents with children under 8 months. The aim of the group is to provide parents with information and advice that suits them and their new family. Also an opportunity to meet other English speaking new parents in Geneva.
Happy Baby - Villeneuve
Shop selling accessories for babies. Open from Monday to Friday 09:00 to 19:30, Saturdays 08:00 to 18:00. At 1847 Rennaz-Villeneuve.
Geneva Baby Massage
Classes run to teach about baby massage (6 weeks to pre-crawling stage). Weekly classes for 5 weeks. Learn the massage techniques and participate in a group setting to meet other parents and babies. At 2 Chemin de la Mojonne, 1293 Bellevue.
Baby 2000 SA - Carouge
Shop selling accessories for babies. Open weekdays 9:00 to 19:00. Thursdays till 20:00 and Saturdays 08:30 to 18:00. At Centre Commercial, 36 avenue Cardinal-Mermillod, 1227 Carouge.
Espace Mamans Bien Naitre
A spa environment for future mothers in a covered outdoor pool, exercise room, hammam and jacuzzi. Offers full- or half-day programs. At Route de Cully, 1091 Grandvaux.
Bureau Genevois dAdoption
This is the official Geneva adoption office providing information in English on adoption and international adoption. Open Monday to Friday 09:30-12:00, closed Wednesdays. At 72, bd St Georges, 1205 Geneva.
Lakeside Mums and Bubs
Provides information on baby massage and parenting to mums with babies under 6 months. Learn about baby massage, baby sleep, breastfeeding and the importance of play. 5 weekly classes held. At 16 Rue Maurice Braillard, 1202 Geneva.
Happy Baby - Crissier
Shop selling accessories for babies. Open from Monday to Friday 09:00 to 19:00 and Saturdays 09:00 to 18:00. At 8 chemin de lEsparcette, 1023 Crissier.
Bambi Kids Club
International kids club for toddlers and children 15 months to 3 years old in a friendly international environment. Open mornings only 08:30 - 11:30. Closed on Wednesdays. Parents do not have to stay. 84, avenue de Bel Air, 1225, Chêne Bourg.
Music Together
An early childhood music program for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners, and accompanying adults. At 2 ch. des Vignes, 1213 Petit-Lancy.
Au Fils des Mois
Sells maternity clothes and many accessories for babies. At 36 avenue Cardinal-Mermillod, 1227 Carouge.
Music classes for babies and preschoolers, held in Babys Lounge in Genevas Old Town and in Messery (France). Also music therapy for children with autism.
Tiny Tots All-day Play Group
An English speaking all-day playgroup for toddlers (11 to 24 months). Every Tuesday and Friday from 08:00-18:00. Based in Geneva town centre near the Cornavin railway station.
Expatparent Switzerland
Consultations, companionship & workshops in English. Introductions to the Swiss maternity system; pregnancy, labor & birth companionship; childbirth & parenting classes; breastfeeding help and postpartum support.
Gymboree Play & Music
Play, music and arts classes for babies and children aged 0 to 5. Dance classes for 2, 3, 4 and 5 year olds. Birthday parties. Baby massage. First Aid course for parents and carers. At 23, rue Sonnex, 1218 Grand-Saconnex.
Step Parenting Groups
Parenting classes providing skills and training designed to help improve relationships among family members. Aimed to suit all families, regardless of their family structure and situation. SwissSTEP Association, Aubépine 14, 1196 Gland.
Aqua Baby Contact
Getting accustomed to water from four months to age seven with a parent. At Piscine de Vernan, La Fondation Vernan, At p.a. Massage-Aroma, Rue de la Tournelle 9, 1350 Orbe.
Playgroup Programme
An association of parents in GE, VD and France runs a support group for expectant mums and parents of 0-9 month olds; structured playgroups for children 6 months to 4 years (accompanied). Located in Ferney Voltaire (FR), behind Geneva Airport.
Maternity clothes for professionals or sophisticated outifits for evening wear. At Confederation Centre, 8 rue de la Confederation, 1204 Geneve.
The Little Gym
Our gymnastic classes for toddlers (from 4-30 months) and parents are oriented towards stimulating the senses and developing motor, emotional and perceptive skills in a warm and nurturing space. From Mondays to Saturdays. Call for a free trial class.
Baby 2000 SA - Echandens
Shop selling accessories for babies. Sells new, second-hand, or rent pushchairs, cots, sterilizers and high chairs. At 3 route des Toches, 1026 Echandens.