Acupressure

Pregnancy and Postpartum Massage Therapy based on principles of Chinese medicine. Can help to relieve discomforts, harmonizes mother's and baby's energies.
Please call Ling Na Ernst at (01) 391-2512 or
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28000 Baby Names Dictionary
c/o turrall consulting, Seestrasse 97
8800 Thalwil
Tel: 044 721 4991
www.turrall.ch/babynames.htm

Baby Names Dictionary is an award winning software which contains a database of over 28,000 baby names with meanings from 43 origins.

Baby Names Dictionary goes beyond being just a searchable database of names. It is the easiest way to find the perfect name for your baby.
posted: 18.07.05


Birth Announcements
CDC copier + digital centrale
Obere Bahnhofstrasse 42
8640 Rapperswil Tel: (055) 214-3235
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Birth Announcements
Marianne Domec Fine Cards Papers & Invitations
Chemin du Bornee
74140 Nernier France (next to Geneva)
Tel: (+334) 50 72 88 73
Fax: (+334) 50 72 88 74
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Marianne has a wide selection of birth announcements and children's notecards as well as birthday party invitations for kids. She imports Crane, William Arthur, Anna Griffin and Meri Meri from the US and sells them at US prices (unlike what you find on the local market). She provides many other services such as printing, calligraphy and general assistance on the etiquette and planning for corresponding, announcing and thanking.


Birth Announcements at Graphic Offset
Bahnhofstrasse 3
5436 Wuerenlos
Tel: (056) 430-9292
Fax: (056) 430-9293
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www.godata.ch

Graphic Offset Specialises in printing personal announcements as well as business documentations. They have a vast selection of baby announcements and wedding cards. As both Mr & Mrs Duffy are of English origin, they can help people in their native language. They further speak German, French, Italian & Spanish and upon request are available to meet clients also on Saturday mornings. They have been in the business for over twenty years and are known well beyond the borders of the cantons Aargau & Zurich.

posted: 24.03.05


Birth Energetics Exercise & Relaxation in Pregnancy
Neugasse 9
5707 Seengen
Tel: (062) 777-1035
Fax: (062) 777-1035
www.BirthEnergetics.com

Introducing a programme of exercise into your life is a very positive decision. This is particularly so while you are pregnant with the challenges of carrying your growing baby, giving birth, and post-natal months ahead. Exercising on a regular basis can improve circulation, encourage flexibility and suppleness and let you focus on your natural breathing patterns. It also enables you to have confidence in your body, to approach birth optimistically and without fear. The exercise classes for pregnancy will introduce you to helpful breathing techniques, massage as well as other useful exercises for labour. The classes are designed for women in their second trimester up to labour and birth. Classes are held at St.Andrews Church Hall. Contact Carol Isler. www.BirthEnergetics.com or call 062 777 10 35.

updated: 04.05.04


Birthlight Zurich
Gruengasse 21
8004 Zurich
Tel: 076 392 6522
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www.birthlight.ch

Prenatal yoga, postnatal exercises: yoga and pilates, intensive pelvic floor training, yoga with babies, mother-child-yoga (toddlers and moms), yoga for adults (also with babysitting).

posted: 08.09.07


Birth & Parenting Preparation Course
Tel: (076) 479-0938
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This course offers couples the opportunity to learn more about the changes in pregnancy, experience of labour and caring for a new baby.

COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:
*Relaxation, Breathing techniques
*Partners role during labour
*Help increase self-confidence & reduce anxiety by understanding more about the stages of labour.
*Problems in pregnancy, tips & natural remedies to give relief
*Preparing for the new role as parents.Including baby care, safety at home & breastfeeding
*Open group discussions

It is recommended that you attend this course between the 26th - 36th week of pregnancy.

LEADER:         Kiely Schenkel,(Australian Midwife, mother of 3)
LOCATION:     Spital Bethanian; Toblerst 51; 8044 Zurich
STRUCTURE:   Weekend intensive course
FEE:               CHF 450.- per couple
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updated: 29.03.05, 30.09.08, 29.09.11


Birth & Parentcraft Course
Alice Rosenberger
Tel: 079 432 7320
www.sonnenblick.ch/kurse/parentcraft.htm 

 
This English language birth preparation course is located in Klinik Sonnenblick, Baden area. The weekend course covers a comprehansive agenda focusing on labour, breathing techniques, birth and practical skills.

For more information about this course visit: www.sonnenblick.ch/kurse/parentcraft.htm
or contact course leader: Alice Rosenberger 079 432 7320.

posted: 02.06.09


Doulas - Donas

English Midwife
Sue Brailey
Bellevuestrasse 152
3095 Spiegel b. Bern
Tel: (031) 972-0233
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www.midwife-hebamme.ch

Experienced English midwife offering ante natal care, birth in hospital, birthing centre or at home birth, post natal care and childbirth preparation classes. Support for breastfeeding also available.

updated: 28.04.06


English Prenatal & Mommy and Me Yoga classes in Zurich
Premayoga, Stauffacherstrasse 28
8004 Zurich
Tel: 079 786 53 79
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www.familyyoga.ch

Prenatal Yoga: Pregnancy is a time for nurturing, slowing down and taking care of yourself and your baby. Join other pregnant women in a calm, peaceful environment as you prepare yourself for childbirth with safe, simple and effective exercises designed to strengthen and relax your body and mind.

Times: Tuesdays from 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

Mommy and Me Yoga: Mommy and me yoga increases your vitality, gets you back in shape and is lots of fun for you and your baby or toddler up to 18 months. Join other moms as you and your baby exercise, relax, dance and rejoice together!

Times: Tuesdays from 10:00 - 11:15am or from 2:45 - 4:00pm

All classes are appropriate for both new and experienced yoga students. Trial class is free.

For more information feel free to contact me anytime or check out my website.

posted: 21.03.11


Faithfully Fit
Geneva
Tel: 079.205.64.26
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www.faithfullyfit.ch

Personal Training & Nutrition for pregnant women and new mothers!

FaithfullyFit is the first and only health service in Geneva that follows you during your pregnancy and offers personalized nutrition and fitness programs in the privacy of your home!

New mum? Find the best way to slim down, tone up and meet the demands of your busy new life!

Discover strength training/pilates/yoga and more....

GREAT SERVICE AND RESULT !!

posted: 31.10.05
updated: 08.11.05


Hot Mama Maternity
PO Box 369
8910 Affoltern am Albis
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http://www.HotMama.ch

Good looking maternity clothes finally available in Switzerland with this online store. They carry tops, pants, jeans, skirts, dresses, swimwear and more to keep you modern and fashionable throughout your entire pregnancy.

posted 24.10.05


iDarling Photography
Im Grüt 1
8805 Richterswil (ZH)
Tel: (043) 888-0021
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Pregnant?
Capture your beautiful form in an unforgettable image. As a female photographer and mother, I work with you to create sensual images in a relaxed and personal atmosphere. High quailty prints can also be digitalised and resized for e-mail use. Perfect for sending to relatives/friends abroad. Call or e-mail for further information.


Loving Touch Parent-Infant Massage Program
Rue Robert de Traz, 16
1206 Geneva
Tel:079.291.1844
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www.lovingtouch.com

Come learn the art of infant massage with your baby!  The Loving Touch Parent-Infant Massage program takes place over 3 sessions with your baby.  Infant massage provides multiple benefits for both baby and parent; some of which are:  increasing intimate communication between you and your baby, strengthening and regulating the baby's primary systems (ex. Respiratory, circulatory, nervous, musculature, and gastrointestinal), and relaxing both the baby and the parent.  The program is taught by a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI®) of the International Loving Touch Foundation.  Included in the course are an infant massage booklet and bottle of massage oil.  The course will be taught using individualized assistance from the instructor, video, discussion, and literature about massage and child development issues.  Come join other moms and babies for a fun and relaxing course that will bring you closer to your baby in ways that will benefit both of you forever!

*Expectant moms are also welcome; you can learn the massage strokes on a doll and contact the instructor for a follow-up private session after your baby is born.

You can also see upcoming classes on our Events/Geneva Area page.

posted: 19.04.07


Miranda Photography
Route du Burenoz 6c
1092 Belmont sur Lausanne
Tel: 078 901 0617
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www.miranda-photography.com

Photographer sepcialising in pregnancy, baby, children and family portraits. Studio in the Lausanne area.

posted: 22.01.09

 


Obstetric Tens Hire 
Drug-free pain relief during labour.
Please call The Stork Knows at (01) 926-5748 (01) 451-1479
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OM Yoga Centre Basel & Liestal
Gerbergasse 30
4001 Basel
Tel: 077.420.5161
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www.omyogacentre.ch

Yoga classes in English. Ashtanga Yoga, Jivamukti Yoga, Prenatal Yoga.

posted: 27.03.07
 


The Pilates Room
Geneva Area
Tel: 079 240 2516
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www.thepilatesroom.ch


The Pilates Room is a fully equipped Pilates Studio located in the Geneva area. The owner and sole instructor is fitness expert Loren Szappanyos who brings to you over 10 years experience in Pilates. Loren is certified in Pilates with specialist certifications in pregnancy pilates and pilates for seniors. Loren is also a registered personal trainer, sports nutritionist and core trainer. The Pilates Room offers private, semi-private and group machine classes on the full range of machines.

posted: 06.07.06 


PRENATAL YOGA
SEESCHAU Yoga
Therapie- und Bildungszentrum
Seestrasse 106           
CH-8703 Erlenbach
+41 44 915 55 28 TEL
+41 44 915 55 29 FAX
 +4179 417 42 22 MOB
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http://www.seeschau.ch
http://www.beyondsinging.com


Pregnancy is a wonderful time in the life of a woman. It is the time to comfort yourself, to slow down the tempo and listen to your body talk. The resounding space of the SEESCHAU offers a unique atmosphere to experience the union of souls between mother and child consciously.

SEESCHAU is the cradle of Children BEYOND, a music project for peace and tolerance. Prenatal Yoga as taught by Khalsa guides you with simple and reliable exercises through the pregnancy to the confinement. Mantras and meditation strengthen the basic confidence and the wisdom. Healing sounds will give you a feeling of serenity and relaxation.

Weekly lessons on Wednesday, 09.30-11.00

Private lessons on appointment.


 

PUBLICATIONS
Child Magazine www.child.com

Mothering Matters journal – Parenting in Switzerland
http://www.mmjournal.com/

Parenting Magazine www.parenting.com
Parents Magazine www.parents.com

The New Stork Times
The Parenting Source for Switzerland
Waesserwies 11 8712
Staefa Tel: (01) 926-5748
Fax: (01)926-5935
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www.thenewstorktimes.com
Women's Network www.ivillage.com


 

Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cell Bank in Switzerland
Regenerative Cell Bank
Bvd de Grancy 19a
1006 Lausanne
Tel 021 601 5330
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RCB is a swiss stem cell bank for expectant parents who wish to store the stem cells from umbilical cord blood. The service provided includes virtually everything from the preparation of the medical staff at the maternity ward, the blood collection and the processing and then the 20 year storage. The web-site is still in French but we do have all documents in English and we do speak English.

posted: 10.05.05




The Stork Knows
- Childbirth preparation classes in English.
Private or group instruction in Zurich area.
Classes include: Baby Basics - Infant Care Breastfeeding First Aid (focusing on newborn to 6 years) CPR with 2 year certification Refresher information for 2nd and 3rd time Moms Free Hotline every Monday 8:00 - 11:30 am Private Pregnancy Counseling Post Partum Adjustment Mom & Tots Groups The New Stork Times monthly newsletter
Please call Andrea Bader-Rusch at (01) 926-5748
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www.TheStork.ch

SUPPORT GROUPS
Basel Childbirth Trust
A English-speaking, Basel-based support group for pregnancy and families with young children.
Member secretaries:
Emma Sharpe 061 721 9881
Michelle Cornish 061 751 88 62
www.baselchildbirthtrust.com
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