The Spanish capital is such a family-friendly city and there are excellent Mum & Baby Groups, Activities & services in Madrid. New parents with babies in Madrid have access to many excellent services including wonderful healthcare and experienced maternity nurses for support at home with a newborn.
The vast Retiro park is an idyllic spot to enjoy picnics with babies and toddlers, with many tranquil parks and gardens throughout the city perfect for strolling with a buggy in the warm summer months. There are great English speaking pre-natal classes and post-natal workshops for parents available in Madrid providing support with everything from breastfeeding to all important first aid training.
Madrid is home to some amazing early years classes and workshops for little ones from birth up to school age. From rhythm and musical sing a long classes to storytelling and fun games, there are several excellent spaces where babies can learn through play. The city also boasts several popular bilingual mother and baby groups, where parents in the capital can meet and socialise with like minded international families.
Madrid is home to a growing number of baby-friendly cafes with supervised play areas, and fun activities for toddlers and co-working spaces designed for parents with built-in childcare nearby. There are also many indoor soft play centres for rainy days, with activities designed for babies and toddlers in Madrid. There are several international nurseries and a British pre-school in Madrid, offering practical childcare solutions and an introduction to the English language, from 18 months to 5 years.
There are also many different boutiques selling baby products and clothes throughout the capital, from international and national chains to independent boutiques selling locally designed clothes, toys and gifts.
These are some of the best things to do with babies and toddlers in Madrid, as recommended by our online community of local parents. If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read Time Out’s guide to things to do with kids in Madrid