Pregnancy & Parenthood

Helping you on your most exciting journey

Rowan House is home to some of Norfolk’s leading birth educators and postnatal/baby specialists who work together to support you on your unique pathway through pregnancy and early parenthood. Our individual first-class care for mothers-to-be and new families will help you fully prepare for one of the most exciting journeys you will ever take.

Our antenatal services will help you feel confident and positive as you prepare for your birthing experience and caring for a newborn baby. After your birth, we hope to enhance your relationship with your baby, optimise development, safely heal your body and provide a safe and nurturing environment forum for postnatal support.

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Friday’s mornings are dedicated to new families so come and join us……

Our award-winning centre is set up with young families in mind with free on-site car parking, buggy access, baby changing facilities and our new cafe Kin, all your needs as a new mum are catered for.  As well as our many workshops, individual therapies and weekly classes, Friday mornings at the centre are dedicated to new parents.

Each Friday between 10 am and 12 pm we transform our studio into a welcoming and comfortable setting providing an opportunity for new parents to connect.

Regular Friday Morning Sessions Include:

Infant Sleep Workshop with No Milk Like Mama’s

This 2 hour workshop gives parents the knowledge and skills to implement ideal sleeping patterns, with a focus on understanding of normal infant behaviour and managing expectations.
This workshop covers:
– Sleep Cycles
– Development leaps and ‘sleep regressions’
– Realistic sleep expections
– Optimising daytime sleep
– Sleep pressure
– Bedtime routine
– Sleep associations
– Night time strategies
– Health conditions
– How to tackle a sleep ‘problem’

Suitable for attending with your child

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Starting Solids Workshop with No Milk Like Mama’s & Baby Led Kitchen

No Milk Like Mama’s in collaboration with Jo Weston (Baby Led Kitchen) brings you this 2 hour workshop on introducing solids to your baby.
This workshop will cover information on:
– The history of weaning
– The WHO guidelines & why wait
– Commercial baby food
– Sugar and salt content
– Baby led weaning
– Purees
– Safety
– Allergens and foods to avoid
– Foods to get started on
– How to prepare
– Meal ideas
Suitable for attending with your child
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No Milk Like Mama’s – Breastfeeding Support Cafe

No Milk Like Mama’s offers a busy specialist breastfeeding support cafe, from Rowan House on the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month, this is free to attend and open to everyone no matter what stage of your breastfeeding journey you are at.

The cafe is run by No Milk Like Mama’s owner Sian Aldis and a team of breastfeeding peer supporters.  Sian is a certified IBCLC Lactation Consultant which is the highest international qualification and gold standard in Breastfeeding Support and it takes many years of training and experience to qualify to this level. IBCLCs have regular training and supervision to continuously update their knowledge and skills and this is also a requirement of registration as an IBCLC. When you employ an IBCLC Lactation Consultant you can be assured that you are receiving the highest standard of Breastfeeding Support. 

Providing both emotional and practical support, we are passionate about supporting all families throughout their breastfeeding experience.

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