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About BabyCalm™ 


BabyCalm™ was founded in 2007 by Sarah Ockwell-Smith, a mother of four from Essex UK. BabyCalm™ is now taught by a babycalmers in England, Scotland, Canada, New Zealand, South Africa and here in the UAE.


The BabyCalm™ approach is a gentle style of parenting that seeks to understand why babies behave and develop in the way they do. Our classes offer strong support & understanding that is empowering & confidence-giving,  they are common-sense, non judgmental and everything we talk about draws heavily on well-researched and documented techniques.


By choosing the BabyCalm method, parents are given the knowledge, and the confidence, to trust their instincts, listen to their child’s signals and enjoy their special time together. 





Love Parenting Your Newborn: The Antenatal Workshop


This 3-hour workshop is designed to help parents-to-be or new parents begin to understand why newborn babies are fussy, so likely to cry so much and sleep so little and why they are really only happy in your arms. In addition to showing you ways to calm a crying baby we will show you how to cope with colic and how to encourage your baby to sleep better.  Unlike many of your parenting books, we don’t believe there is one right way to care for your baby, so we will provide a range of ideas and suggestions and will encourage and empower you to choose your own path and trust your own heart.  This workshop will help you begin your parenthood adventure feeling confident and prepared!


What you will learn:

  • The effects of the birth on your baby and how you can help to reverse them

  • How to aid bonding with your new baby

  • How to maximize the amount of sleep your baby - and you - will get

  • How to avoid or soothe colic

  • How to calm a crying baby

  • How to help your baby sleep a little more

  • What baby products are really worth buying

  • How to 'wear' your baby in a sling or a carrier (also known as getting your arms back!)

  • How to swaddle - and whether it is for you

  • Help you to feel more calm and confident as a new parent.

  • How to understand what your baby is trying to communicate to you

  • How to “baby-proof” your marriage so your relationship will also stay calm amidst all the upheaval that is about to arrive!


This is a great workshop for both mums and dads that can be taken at any time during pregnancy or from birth to 12 weeks of age. Class includes emailed handouts, digital resources and light refreshments (when meeting in-person)





              I just feel so much more confident about greeting my baby.

Where & Who

In Eggs & Soldiers, Times Square Center

With Amy




Weekend morning 

10am -1 pm




AED 350 or 300

 if you introduce 

a friend who registers


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