Parents Circle

Your experience with Four Trimesters continues for as long as you wish it to be…

Every Wednesday from 11am to 12.30pm (except Public Holidays and the 5th Wednesdays of every month), Four Trimesters holds a Parents Circle Support Group.  This is our way of creating a community for new parents to support one another.

1st Wednesday of the month: Guest Speaker

2nd Wednesday of the month: Postpartum

3rd Wednesday of the month: Baby Movement

4th Wednesday of the month: Breastfeeding


 

Event Dates


Please select the date you wish to attend and follow the Calendly instructions:

Each registration is for one adult and accompanying child(ren). If there are additional adults coming with you, please register each one of them separately through the same link, as we have a maximum capacity limit for each workshop.

If you or child is unwell, please be considerate to other participants and cancel your registration or advise Four Trimesters team of your cancellation.

Please bring potluck/food contribution.


Postpartum & Breastfeeding


12 Sep 2018 - Owning Your Birth Experience

Every new mom has a birth story. Whether you had an unassisted home birth or a c-section, it is a special journey for you. Recollecting what happened during your birth and piecing them together will uncover meanings within and allow you to own your birth. Join us on 12 Sep, Wed, 11am - 12.30pm and own your birth experience! Bring a potluck.

26 Sep 2018 - Hand Expression - Learn To Milk Yourself!

We get a lot of questions about milk expressions. So on 26 Sep, Wed, 11am - 12.30pm, we will teach you all you need to know about hand expressions and show you how easy it is to milk yourself.  We will also share with you the rules on storing breastmilk. Bring a potluck.

24 Oct 2018 - Rediscovering your Body

The changes that you go through from pregnancy to birth is huge. Often, mums face this huge pressure to get back their pre-pregnancy body and get depressed looking at their saggy or bulgy postpartum body. On 24 Oct, Wed, 11am - 12.30pm, learn how to reacquaint, accept and love your body, while equipping yourself with tools to help your body heal. Bring a potluck.

21 Nov 2018 - Introducing Complimentary Foods

When do we introduce solids to our baby? How often & how much and what to give? Should the baby take solids before or after nursing? On 14 Nov, Wed, 11am - 12.30pm, our team of postpartum doulas will share with you the dos and don’ts of introducing complimentary food for breastfeeding babies and to make sure they are getting all the nutrients they need. Bring a potluck.

28 Nov 2018 - Discovering the Mother You Are

With so many "parenting experts" out there, many mums feels confused which method is the best to follow. Co-sleep? In another bedroom? Nurse to sleep? Cry-it-out? Why not just follow your own intuition? Come join us on 28 Nov, Wed, 11am - 12.30pm for this year’s last parents circle and share with fellow mothers your journey into motherhood. Share stories and tips on how to survive the sleepless nights and what makes it all worthwhile. Bring a potluck.

Baby Movement


Every 3rd Wed of each month at 11am-12.30pm, Drs Janelle & Derek MacBay of Pinnacle Chiropractic will introduce different movement-based activities to help parents nurture their baby's natural development & nervous system! Learn about integrating reflexes, ancestral movement-based play, coordination & balance from their online program, Movement Matters (for Babies). Bring a potluck.

18 Jul 2018 

15 Aug 2018

19 Sep 2018 

17 Oct 2018 

21 Nov 2018 

Guest Speaker


5 Sep 2018 – Postnatal Exercise Dos & Don’ts with Nada

Join Nada on 5 Sep, Wed, 11am – 12.30pm to find out what are the Dos & Don'ts of Postnatal Exercises. Learn what kind of exercises is optimal after birth & how to progress safely. We will also discuss about stress incontinence (like sneeze pee) & diastasis recti (when can you do ab exercises). Some take-home exercises will be included. Bring a potluck.

31 Oct 2018 – Baby Signs

Baby sign language uses simple hand gestures to help babies communicate while they are learning to talk. This offers parents and carers early insights into the working minds of their little ones and removes a lot of frustration. Join Melanie from Baby Signs Singapore on 31 Oct, Wed, 11am - 12.30pm, to learn more about baby signing and how it can help build trust and open communication from an early age. Bring a potluck.

7 Nov 2018 – Play, learn, and grow!

Babies are born with an intrinsic drive to learn! Join Chapter Zero Singapore on 7 Nov, Wed, 11am- 12.30pm, as we explore the ways in which babies learn through play and movement, and how we can support their exploration and development. Bring a potluck.