Baby & Toddler 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. 

 

This is a list of the best moms groups, groups for mamans et bebes and things to do in Lyon with babies and toddlers, as recommended by local families based in the city and surrounding areas. If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email info@mumabroad.com 

 

Visit MumAbroad.com for more tips and recommendations from local families, including useful maternity serviceshealthcare and information on schools.

THINGS TO DO IN LYON WITH BABIES AND TODDLERS
SERVICES FOR BABIES AND TODDLERS

Le Petit Pousse

Le Petit Pousse

Le Petit Pousse is a boutique created by Séverine and Emmanuelle, two mums from Lyon seeking a unique and creative way to hold onto precious objects and memories from a child’s early years. At the heart of their brand is the “Bébéothèque&; ...
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Les Mamans Poules

Les Mamans Poules

Les Mamans Poules is a wonderful “café poussette”, or child friendly café, for parents and little ones to play, relax and socialise together. Founded by two mums who wanted to offer a welcoming place for urban parents, the cafe includes a nursery ...
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L’Atelier du Futur Papa

L’Atelier du Futur Papa

L’Atelier du Futur Papa is the first school in France dedicated to helping future dads feel ready for the arrival of a new baby. Their coaching is based on a combination of theory and practical skills including tips and tricks, first aid ...
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Fun Island

Fun Island

Fun Island is a covered play centre for children up to 14 years old. This family-friendly leisure space provides excellent entertainment for children, and a relaxing space for parents to unwind. There is a dedicated space for babies and toddlers up ...
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Mamma Fashion

Mamma Fashion

Mamma Fashion is a boutique dedicated to maternity wear, pregnancy and breastfeeding. Located a few steps from the metro Ampère Victor Hugo de Lyon, they stock a wide selection of clothing, underwear and gifts for pregnant women and new mums. They ...
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Hey Presto Childcare, Maternity Nurse Agency

Hey Presto Childcare, Maternity Nurse Agency

Hey Presto Childcare can put you in touch with Maternity nurses in your area who can make those first few days or weeks easier for you when you are at home with a newborn baby. The online portal offers qualified and professional Maternity Nurses ...
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ApiNapi online store

ApiNapi online store

ApiNapi is a social enterprise that advises and supports future and young parents, as well as professionals by offering advice, support and training around reusable products of everyday life. Their speciality is washable nappies but they also sell ...
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La Leche League France

La Leche League France

La Leche League International is an international nonprofit organization that distributes information on and promotes breastfeeding. It was founded in 1956 in Franklin Park, Illinois as “La Leche League” and has a presence in sixty-eight countries. ...
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Oxybul éveil et jeux

Oxybul éveil et jeux

Formerly Éveil et Jeux, this shop offers a wide variety of educational toys, books, dressing up clothes, puzzles and art supplies. You can buy online and there are various shops located throughout France including Paris, Bordeaux, Lyon, Rennes, ...
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Association Maman Blues, Lyon

Association Maman Blues, Lyon

Parental association with a focus on maternal difficulty: baby blues, post partum depression, baby mother bond etc. They offer parental support groups and meetings between parents and healthcare professionals who all work as volunteers. The website ...
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