Welcome to the Aberconwy and Colwyn branch!
Our next Nearly New sale is 14th October 2017 in Colwyn Bay - see the Sale Page to register as a seller or volunteer.
The branch is run by local volunteer parents for other parents and parents to be, offering support, information and friendship. We offer a range of help and activities and look forward to meeting you. Please click to see how you can get involved!
There are pages on the right for our Facebook and Twitter accounts which have a live feed of all posts for members who do not have access to Facebook and/or Twitter. Any last minute changes to events can be found there.
Nearly New Sale
Run locally – get information and advice, meet other parents due to have babies around the same time as you. Depending on your circumstances, you could book a programme of antenatal classes for as little at £10! We offer a 11-15 hour courses, although shorter courses can be arranged. You can find out more about discounted rates . For more information contact our antenatal teacher Hannah by phone on 01492 540471 or by .
To find an antenatal class near to you, click on the 'List All Courses for This Branch' link to the right of this page or use the on this website please use the filter to find courses in the Conwy area! Our classes will have a minimum of 4 couples for each course, This unique setting helps you to get one to one support to prepare for your birth, ask all the questions you need to and get to know other parents-to-be locally due at the same time as you.
To book one of these courses contact Nicola Bazeley on telephone 0844 243 6969 or email .
First Aid Courses
NCT recognises how important it is for parents to have basic first aid skills and the confidence to use them in an emergency. However rare it is for accidents to happen, it’s great to know you’re prepared to cope if you need to.
The course lasts for 2.5 hours, and the topics covered include:
Unresponsive baby and child (breathing and not breathing)
Choking baby and child
Details of our next course will be posted here once bookings are open.
A member hosts a session and can hold it for whatever age group is most appropriate for them - Babies, Toddlers or all ages.
It’s very informal, with coffee and possibly some cake and lots of chat for the adults and play for the small people. It’s a good way to make friends and can be a lifesaver.
You can meet other parents with children of a range of ages, learn from their wisdom (and their mistakes) and get out of the house and have an adult conversation. All are welcome: bumps, babies, toddlers, children and parents.
Prams on the Prom
We are currently looking for new volunteers to restart our Prams on the Prom event. It could be run on whatever day/time is convenient to the hosts and does not need to be at the same location, it could move to 1 new location or be shared between different hosts.
Please email coordinator.
Our new Bumps & Babies group is run by Elgan and is held between 1pm - 3pm on Thursdays (not ususally including school holidays) at Rydal Penrhos Prepatory School, Pwllycrochan Avenue. Directions are available here. http://prep.rydalpenrhos.com/where_we_are/
A big thank you to Rydal Penrhos for allowing us to use their facilities.
Primarily aimed at pregnant ladies and those with younger babies, Bumps & Babies is a fab place to meet other parents, get information and support and just get out of the house for a while! It could be a good starting point if you are nervous about going to an open house or intimidated by the toddler group circuit.
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