English speaking breastfeeding counsellors:
Lydia Weisskopf: 061 462 07 46
Catherine Schucan: 061 401 27 29
Monika Messner: 061 322 75 00
Frau Führer: 061 421 77 26
Health insurance in Switzerland will pay for a number of consultations with a breastfeeding/lactation consultant. Insurance companies may also provide a
gutschein for women who breastfeed.
La Leche League Basel, offer excellent (and free) breastfeeding support, counselling and education in English (and other languages). The LLL leaders are trained with the highest level of breastfeeding support and are all wonderful. This link lists the English speaking counsellors in Basel:
This link takes you to the LLL site that covers all of Switzerland:
Nursing bras, including personalised fittings:
Gentle prenatal yoga, combined with discussion time, social support, breathing and relaxation techniques and regular, with partner, skills for labour sessions
Face to face at the Kindermusik studio, second floor, Leimgrubenweg 9, 4053 Basel
25 CHF per session
More details here:
To reserve a place in an upcoming RSB session please use this registration form:
Connected and Contented Baby sessions run every Friday 10.00-10.45 at the Magical Café in Felix Kampfplatz.
These sessions combine Baby Yoga, Baby Massage and Baby Signing for a wonderful session that builds connections within the babies' brains, their bodies, with their caregivers and with each others. Suitable for babies and toddlers of all ages.
To reserve a place in a session please use this form:
Sessions cost 25 CHF per session. Book and pay for multiple sessions of Mother and Baby Yoga and/or Connected and
Contented Baby sessions with a special price:
3 sessions 70CHF
4 sessions 90 CHF
5 sessions 110 CHF
6 sessions 130 CHF
Postnatal yoga, relaxation time, discussion and support for mothers, no matter how young or old their baby. We welcome all the babies to join the class and entertain them with games, songs and rhymes, whilst the class focus remains on the mama. Gentle postnatal yoga, pelvic floor work, breathing and relaxation techniques, along with social support, cake and chat.
Thursdays 13,.30-14.30 at the Kindermusik Studio, Second floor, Leimgrubenweg 9C, 4053 Basel
25CHF per session
Register here: https://forms.gle/DsS7sQxmV4Vwz2Q56
One to one and small group classes held regularly throughout the year, these classes give your family the support, resources, information and time to understand and plan what you want and need as you become parents.
Sessions typically include topics such as:
Normal process of birth and the Swiss maternity and postnatal care system, including different birth routes, pain management, caesarean birth
Informed decision making and support in developing plans for birth and postnatal period that suits you and your family
Skills and resources for all members of the family to facilitate birth and the postnatal period
Understanding and techniques for successful and well supported breastfeeding, including managing feeding in the family dynamic and when returning to work
Resource, techniques and support for all the family during the fourth trimester and beyond, including use of baby slings
Please contact me directly on email@example.com of via the contact form for more details