Our Support Group
Tower Hamlets Family Meet-up for bumps, babies and toddlers.
Come along to Poplar Union with your bumps, babies and toddlers to enjoy a well deserved cup of coffee/tea and a yummy slice of cake at our FREE monthly family get together. Enjoy a friendly boost of positivity to help you along your journey through pregnancy into parenthood. This meet-up is for new and expectant parents, those with babies and toddlers. Older siblings and grandparents welcome to come along with you!
The meet-up is hosted by co-wing mamas Mel at Wrap a Hug and Helen at BirthWright. With other mums, we have a with a wide range of pregnancy and early parenthood knowledge and professional expertise. We can support you antenatally and postnatally in areas including; positive birth, birthplace options, hypnobirthing, home birth, water birth, birth rights, birth support, placenta encapsulation, breastfeeding, babywearing, infant sleep, pelvic floor health, perinatal mental health, speech and language, cloth nappies to name but a few, as well as having a wealth of local knowledge between us and awesome network that we would love to share with you!
Each month, we have a bunch of lovely perinatal and early years professionals who come and support you on your parenthood journey (experts vary between meetings). Check out our social media posts for up-to-date info! If you are a perinatal/early years professional, you are welcome to attend to provide free support to parents. This must be agreed prior to attending the meet-up by emailing either Mel at firstname.lastname@example.org or Helen at email@example.com.
Partners and older siblings are all warmly invited: this event is not just for mums…. ‘it takes a village to raise a child’ they say, here’s your village! We usually meet on the first Thursday of every month 💖. Next dates are April 7th, May 5th, June 9th (NB: the June meet-up will be on the second Thursday of the month, exceptionally), July 7ht, August 4th and September 1st. You don’t need to live in Tower Hamlets to attend.
The meet runs from 10.30am to 12.30pm. There is plenty of space to accommodate buggies.
Entrance is via reception to check in and not via the cafe. Safety measures can be found here
Free tickets are available to book directly via the Poplar Union website. Booking is essential. When booking, only book tickets for the adults attending, not the babies. Booking is essential.
Attendance is free with donations welcome to pay towards the room hire on the day (we will collect donations on the day, payable by card). Refreshments may be bought from the cafe E5 Poplar Bakehouse. There are baby changing facilities on site and an awesome playground right outside the venue.
For safeguarding reasons, if you are coming without a child or are not pregnant; we will kindly ask the purpose of your attendance upon arrival.
Hosted by Wrap a Hug sling library and Helen Wright: Positive Birth Coach & Placenta Remedies Specialist.
Join our private Facebook group for support and for meet-up updates
“It takes a village to raise a child, here’s yours.”