Rennes

A first stop for all parents when moving in to your new town/city in France should be the Centre Social. Not only do they offer plenty of activities for babies, toddlers and children of all ages but also offer lots of fun activities for parents to – it really is...

The ludothèque is just like a library but for toys! It is open to parents and children to either play there which is free or borrow the toys but there is a charge for this. You can also hire giant games such as Connect Four for parties. Term-time opening: Tuesday, Thursday...

Ante natal singing/relaxing classes for future parents. Maria Zaragoza provides a relaxing envirnoment for future parents, using singing as her main technique. She holds different workshops through out the year. You do not have to be a good singer to attend these workshops, all you need is to be having...

The CHBA maternity ward cares for all pregnant women including high-risk pregnancies. The medical team: midwives, gynecologists-obstetricians and anaesthesiologists are dedicated to maternity and paediatric patients. They work alongside other professionals including psychologists, dieticians and social workers when needed. There is a neonatal resuscitation and neonatology service, located on the 3rd floor of...

In January 2012 the Maternity Hospital in Ploërmel was the first in Brittany given the status of "Hôpital ami des bébés". The objective of this label, promoted since 1992 by the World Health Organization and UNICEF, is to set up hospital practices that promote respect for the needs and rhythms of the newborn baby....

Since 2009 the combined services of the Maternity Hospital CHU de Rennes has been on the site of the South Hospital. It is the largest maternity hospital in Rennes, with around 4,000 births per year, and a capacity of 73 beds. They provide a comprehensive quality service and personalized care for mother and...