Mum & Baby Groups, Activities & Services Lyon

Lyon is such a family-friendly city, with seemingly endless outdoor spaces perfect for little ones and great activities for babies and toddlers. Whether you are looking for a sociable moms group in Lyon, mother and baby groups in Lyon with weekly meet-ups for parents or English-speaking services for new parents in Lyon, our directory has you covered.


Preparing for baby’s arrival and giving birth in Lyon

We’ve got a great list of healthcare and maternity services in Lyon for expectant parents. The city is also home to the first school in France dedicated to helping future dads feel ready for the arrival of a new baby. Their workshops include useful skills and first aid training.


Meeting other mums in Lyon

There are numerous family-friendly events and playgroups for pregnant expat mums in Lyon, where international families can meet other parents and build a support system when having a baby in Lyon. Unsure where to start? Search for local groups and events with terms like groupes pour mamans et bebes à Lyon (mother and baby groupes), parents bilingues à Lyon (bilingual parents in Lyon) and Mamans à Lyon (mums in Lyon). Online groups for mums in Lyon can also be a great resource.


There are a growing number of baby-friendly cafes (known as cafés pousettes) with supervised kids corners, fun activities for toddlers and creative workshops. There are many indoor soft play centres for rainy days, with activities designed for babies and toddlers in Lyon. Ludothèques in Lyon are another fantastic service operating like a library for toys, often with meeting spaces and a weekly schedule of things to do for Parents.


Lyon is also a wonderful city for women in Business, with many networks for new mums looking to return to work, such as Mampreneures, a friendly network for mum entrepreneurs and mum-owned businesses in Lyon.


Services for babies and toddlers in Lyon

Services for babies and toddlers in Lyon include a dedicated baby and toddler hair salon and activities such as singing, music and rhythm workshops to help little ones develop key movement skills through play.


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