Baby and Us (Empowering Parents Empowering Communities)

For parents/carers of babies under 9 months.

An intro session + 8 week group programme led by trained parent facilitators. 

What will I learn? It will help you to:

  • Understand your baby’s cues. 
  • Cope with challenges around feeding, sleep and crying. 
  • Interact positively with your baby.
  • Manage parental stress. 

We encourage co-parents to attend together if possible.

Find out how to register — visit the Lambeth website.

For parents/carers of babies under 9 months old at the start of the course.

What happens in a session?

EPEC courses are highly interactive, offering an engaging and creative blend of small and large group discussion, role play, demonstrations, information sharing and reflection.

Baby and Us covers topics such as:

  • Following your baby’s cues
  • How to feel more confident in your role as a parent
  • Learning to communicate responsively with your baby
  • Building a good attachment between you and your baby
  • An opportunity to develop friendships with other parents
  • Games, singing, physical touch and play to have fun with your baby
  • Understanding your baby’s temperament
  • Thinking about your relationships within the family and how these affect you and your baby
  • Support to understand your baby’s crying/ sleeping / feeding, and the practicalities of your baby’s routine

How to get involved

Sign up on Lambeth Council's website

If you have questions or need help with the online form, you can:

  1. Email Lambeth’s Parenting Support Service: parenting@lambeth.gov.uk 
  2. Contact the EPEC service lead, Claire Groarke: claire.groarke@slam.nhs.uk (or call 020 3228 3913).

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