There are many useful Mum & Baby groups in the Balearics which include Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza as well as numerous activities & services for babies and toddlers. There are several local and international agencies offering bespoke childcare services in Mallorca. There is also a growing demand for experienced maternity nurses, offering new mums holistic, flexible support at home, from breastfeeding to establishing a good sleeping routine with a new baby. There are also fantastic classes and workshops for parents including internationally recognised first aid training.
Mallorca’s main towns are home to several independent boutiques selling nursery furniture, stylish maternity clothing and baby accessories. There are also multiple family-owned rental companies hiring cots, pushchairs and equipment for babies and children.
Throughout Mallorca, there are friendly spaces, events and playgroups for pregnant expat mums and their little ones, where new parents from abroad can meet other families and build a good support network when having a baby in Mallorca. There are also many activity parks and indoor soft play centres with activities designed for babies and toddlers in Mallorca.
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There are a variety of things to do in Menorca with babies and toddlers. Midwife-taught prenatal and postnatal classes are available in English, specially tailored for first time parents or those who are welcoming additional children to their family.
Local nursing and babysitting agencies offer bespoke childcare services in Menorca, with professional, multilingual childminders and maternity nurses available to support expat families on the island. Having extra help at home during the first weeks with a tiny baby can help to make this unique chapter as smooth and stress free as possible.
Pre and post-natal yoga workshops help pregnant women to relax and prepare for birth, then mother and baby yoga promotes wellbeing and mindfulness in a calming environment.
There are also lots of great ways to meet fellow expectant parents in Menorca. The island is home to a tight-knit international community from all over the world and there are various playgroups and baby and toddler activities in Mahon and across the island where pregnant expat mums and parents with babies can socialise and compare notes when raising a family far from home.
From before, during and beyond pregnancy into motherhood, new parents have a variety of services for babies and toddlers in Ibiza. Most maternity clinics on the island offer friendly pre-natal classes to prepare for baby’s arrival, and families have access to a variety of birth services and exceptional post-natal care.
Due to the islands’s growing international community of expat families, almost all maternity facilities have English-speaking doctors and gynaecologists, or the option of translation services. There are many dedicated professionals offering private pregnancy and birth services in Ibiza, from fertility coaching to hypno-birthing and experienced Doulas.
There are several fantastic meet-ups and groups on the island for pregnant expat mums and new parents with babies to connect with like minded people, as well as independent boutiques selling maternity clothes and all the equipment a young family might need when awaiting the arrival of a new baby. Several companies also offer practical equipment rental services.
There are also a growing number of parent-child cafes, creative spaces and drop-in centres across the island, hosting workshops and activities for babies and parents alike.
Mums-to-be in Ibiza have a breadth of options when it comes to their health and wellbeing. For those seeking a more holistic approach to healthcare, there are many alternative therapists in Ibiza specialising in complimentary therapies such as homeopathy, acupuncture and mindfulness. There are also a number of yoga studios and instructors based on the island, offering fantastic classes specially tailored to pregnant women and new mums.
These are some of the best things to do with babies and toddlers in Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza, as recommended by our community of local parents. If you have a recommendation for this section please get in touch via email firstname.lastname@example.org