Support & Developmental Groups for February 2020

AUCKLAND

Mums Morning Tea 

EVERY Tuesday at 10.30am in the Mums room in NICU.  First one for 2020 is Tuesday 4th February.  Come and along to chat with one of our Lactation Consultants and other NICU Mums as well as enjoy some home baking provided by one of our ex-NICU Mums.

The Neonatal Trust Developmental Playgroup
Kathryn and Janet would love to see any ex-NICU/SCBU families and babies for our fortnightly playgroup at the Parenting Place, Greenlane which is easily accessible from all parts of Auckland. 
In February we'll be running the groups on and 13th and 27th from 10am til 11.30am.  There's no need to worry about being on time or staying for the whole time, feel free to come and go as works for you and your baby. Please note we will need you to bring proof your immunity status for MMR and that of any older children you have at home.
 
Coffee Confidential 
Come along to our free, facilitated coffee group on Friday 14th February where Jen, Mum to ex-24 weeker, will be there to shout you coffee and chat with you about your NICU experience both in the hospital and now you're home.  12.30-2pm at The Parenting Place, Greenlane.
 
 
 
HAWKES BAY
We are proud to announce a brand new Developmental Support group for those in the Hawkes Bay Region.! We've teamed up with Elen Nathan, an Occupational Therapist at The Playful Place.   With her help, we're now able to provide assistance to more families on a neonatal journey.  
 
This new developmental group is FREE and open to all premature and high-risk babies in who have been through a NICU (Neonatal Intensive Care Unit) or SCBU (Special Care Baby Unit) and will provide a very valuable service for parents to get crucial free 
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developmental assistance and advice for their babies.

 
Contact:
Elen Nathan
The Playful Place
021 0206 1360
 
Playgroup Venue:
First Friday of every month during term time 9.30am - 10.30am with the next one being Friday 7th February 
The Playful Place
6 Ossian St
Port Ahuriri
Napier
Note: Bookings are essential as limited places available
 
 
WELLINGTON
 
NICU Coffee/Play Group
Wednesday 5th February 10.00 a.m. - 11.30 a.m. at the Southern Cross Cafe and Garden Bar, Abel Smith Street, Wellington CBD.  We invite all our NICU Graduate families to join us for a coffee/muffin and chat. Please just purchase your own coffee at the counter and we will provide a platter of muffins and scones. 
 

 

Thank you to The Neonatal Trust's Partners