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From pregnancy to life with a newborn.

Mão de bebê

"Being a new parent can sometimes feel isolating. The Labour Dept. provides a haven to feel less alone in that experience. Every time I leave I always feel more connected to my fellow mamas."

Upcoming Events

  • The Mallow Garden , Weteringstraat 34, 1017 SP Amsterdam, Netherlands
    A casual drop-in where mamas and mamas to be, share tips and experiences, and ask questions in an open and non-judgemental environment. And of course there will be coffee (or tea). If you're looking to meet mamas and get out of the house, this is the place to be!
  • Location is TBD
    A series of four classes designed to boost your confidence and grow your community as you embark on your journey toward parenthood. Taught by four English speaking experts, this course is inspired by what many couples wish they had known upon welcoming their newborn babies.
  • Location is TBD
    A series of four classes designed to boost your confidence and grow your community as you embark on your journey toward parenthood. Taught by four English speaking experts, this course is inspired by what many couples wish they had known upon welcoming their newborn babies.
  • Rembrandtpark, Rembrandtpark, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Let's head out into the spring sunshine for a picnic. For this edition feel free to bring a maximum of 8 pregnancy, newborn or baby clothing items to swap!
  • Rembrandtpark, Rembrandtpark, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Let's head out into the spring sunshine for a picnic. Feel free to bring your belly, your baby a blanket and snacks to share.
  • The Mallow Garden , Weteringstraat 34, 1017 SP Amsterdam, Netherlands
    A casual drop-in where mamas and mamas to be, share tips and experiences, and ask questions in an open and non-judgemental environment. And of course there will be coffee (or tea). If you're looking to meet mamas and get out of the house, this is the place to be!
  • Location is TBD
    A series of four classes designed to boost your confidence and grow your community as you embark on your journey toward parenthood. Taught by four English speaking experts, this course is inspired by what many couples wish they had known upon welcoming their newborn babies.
  • Online Workshop
    Thinking of introducing solids to your baby? This workshop covers when to start, which foods to offer (and avoid), gagging vs. choking, allergies, and picky eating. Led by a child nutrition coach, you'll leave with the confidence to nourish your little one.
  • Location is TBD
    A series of four classes designed to boost your confidence and grow your community as you embark on your journey toward parenthood. Taught by four English speaking experts, this course is inspired by what many couples wish they had known upon welcoming their newborn babies.
  • YogaZenter Amsterdam, Derde Oosterparkstraat 86, 1091 KB Amsterdam, Netherlands
    This is the first documentary filmed entirely during a labor, told from the perspective of the woman giving birth. These Are My Hours is a full sensory immersion into the physical, emotional and spiritual experience of giving birth.
  • The Mallow Garden , Weteringstraat 34, 1017 SP Amsterdam, Netherlands
    A casual drop-in where mamas and mamas to be, share tips and experiences, and ask questions in an open and non-judgemental environment. And of course there will be coffee (or tea). If you're looking to meet mamas and get out of the house, this is the place to be!
  • The Villy Den Haag The Roofs, Maria Stuartplein 695, 2595 BW Den Haag, Netherlands
    If you're looking to meet mamas (and mamas to be) and get out of the house, this is the place to be! Join us fo casual drop-in, share tips and experiences, and ask questions in an open and non-judgemental environment. And of course there will be coffee (or tea).
  • Online Workshop
    For expectant parents and those with babies up to 3 months old, who want to set up great sleep habits from the very beginning! During this session, Sleep coach Joanne Lozman provides you with the tools you need to establish good sleep habits from the start of life.
  • Space For Change, Jacob Van Lennepkade 340-H, 1053 NJ Amsterdam, Netherlands
    A series of four classes designed to boost your confidence and grow your community as you embark on your journey toward parenthood. Taught by four English speaking experts, this course is inspired by what many couples wish they had known upon welcoming their newborn babies.
  • The Mallow Garden , Weteringstraat 34, 1017 SP Amsterdam, Netherlands
    A casual drop-in where mamas and mamas to be, share tips and experiences, and ask questions in an open and non-judgemental environment. And of course there will be coffee (or tea). If you're looking to meet mamas and get out of the house, this is the place to be!
  • Equals Amsterdam, Raamgracht 6, 1011 HZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
    A series of four classes designed to boost your confidence and grow your community as you embark on your journey toward parenthood. Taught by four English speaking experts, this course is inspired by what many couples wish they had known upon welcoming their newborn babies.
  • The Mallow Garden , Weteringstraat 34, 1017 SP Amsterdam, Netherlands
    A casual drop-in where mamas and mamas to be, share tips and experiences, and ask questions in an open and non-judgemental environment. And of course there will be coffee (or tea). If you're looking to meet mamas and get out of the house, this is the place to be!
  • Online Workshop
    Just as parents-to-be prepare themselves for a new life with a baby, an animal companion living in the home should also be prepared for the baby’s arrival.
Image by Toa Heftiba

Join our growing family's community! We're here to support you every step of the way, from planning your family to raising your little ones and everything in between. Join The Labour Dept. and participate in our weekly Mama Hangs, offering support, resources, and more.

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