OTea and Biscuits!

This course is run by Ward 35’s Occupational Therapist: OTea and Biscuits is a safe, friendly place to spend some one-to-one time with your baby and get to meet some new friends (or join some old ones!) who have also spent time on Ward 35 (the Neonatal Unit) at the RVI. Other Ward 35 Allied Health Professionals will also join some of the sessions.

You can book here for face to face sessions.

You can book here for online sessions.

Each session starts with an educational talk specific to pre-term health and development and finishes with OTea and Biscuits – free time to talk about your baby and how you are.

You can see a full breakdown of session topics below:

  • Neonatal Development After Prematurity
  • Sensory Development, Behavioural States & Baby Communication
  • Your wellbeing
  • Play
  • Sleep & Feeding
  • Listening Touch Baby Massage

Face to Face sessions run from 10:00am – 11:00am and take place at Nunsmoor Children’s Centre, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE4 5AH.

Online sessions run from 1:00pm – 2:00pm and you will be sent a link to access the sessions 24 hours prior.

This course is suitable for babies from 6 weeks – 6 months (corrected) to support their ongoing development.
It is a 5 week course and attendees would be expected to come to every session to make the most of it.

Friday 4th February
Friday 18th February
Friday 4th March
Friday 18th March
Friday 1st April