I have just come to the Hague with my husband who has to travel a lot. I am here with a young baby, 8 weeks, she is my first and she cries continually (maybe she miss her Daddy!) Is them help team or support centre I can go and find some help?
hello try and contact Tina at www.greatexpectations.nl she runs childbirth preparation courses in The Hague but also a support group for pregnant women and mothers of babies called Bumps and Babies. she is lovely and very knowledgeable
My baby had colic and I wish there had been such a support group then
Good luck and all the best to you and your baby
There are also courses run by Passionate parenting, they have workshops for new Mums and expectant Mums. All their proceeds go to a charity for abandoned and HIV babies. Have a look at their web site www.passionateparenting.com
I'm sure it will get better :)
Hi Blossom, you must be feeling pretty fed up, new country, new baby, no husband. Here is a list of English speaking playgroups where you have the chance to mix with other Mums. http://hollandsouth.angloinfo.com/af/323/holland-south-playgroups-and-after-school-activities.html
I think the Bumps and Babies support group is for Shell employee partners, not sure if you are included in that?
Here is also a pointer to the workshop that Lucy was talking about
Hi Blossom, I just checked about Bumps and Babies; It could be that there are a lot of moms from Shell but it is not presented that way on their website.
For pregnant Mums and parents of newborns and babies not yet walking. This is an international social group open to any parent who can speak English. Dutch Mums welcome! A chance to make friends and gain support from other parents, swap experiences and ask advice from the experts - parents! Offering a peaceful environment where your baby will not get trampled on by toddlers.