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Mothers and Mothers-to-be: Invitation to participate in Baby Buddy Forward

November 7 @ 9:30 am - December 4 @ 8:00 pm

We are co-creating Baby Buddy Cyprus, an open-access online educational platform with informational and audiovisual material covering “the journey of the transition to parenthood” – from early pregnancy to the first 6 months of the baby’s life.
We want Baby Buddy to address the real needs and expectations of pregnant women and their partners. We are organising a series of meetings as we want to hear your views and experiences on the topic of information and informational support in pregnancy.
Join us and share your experiences with other mothers and mothers-to-be. Let’s discuss:
  • The opportunities in accessing valid and timely information
  • Your expectations, your preferences, and any challenges you might have experienced
  • The importance of information in informed decision-making
  • Your suggestions to other parents who begin their own journey to parenthood
Meetings will be organised in during November. REGISTRATION ONLY Schedule:

In Greek

Wednesday 7th of November 9:30-12:00 and 2nd group 16:00-18:00 at Blooming Baby in NICOSIA
Saturday 10th of November 10:00-12:30 for first time pregnant women at Blooming Baby in NICOSIA
Wednesday 14th of November 9:30-12:00 and 2nd group 16:00-18:00 at Baby Academy in LIMASSOL Saturday 24th of November 10:00-12:30 for first time pregnant women at Verdanta Yoga Center in LIMASSOL
 

In English

Friday 23rd of November 9:30-12:00 and 2nd group  16:00-18:00 at Baby Academy in LIMASSOL

In Turkish

Saturday 17th of November 10:00-12:30 at Girne Gençlik Gelişim Merkezi (GIGEM) in KYRENIA
Saturday 1st of December 10:00-12:30 at Civic Space in Nicosia
 

In Arabic

Friday 9th of November 10:00-12:30 at Women’s Arabic Club in PAPHOS
Tuesday 4th of December 9:30-12:00  Tree of Life in LARNACA
 

In Russian

Thursday 29th of November 9:30-12:00 at Blooming Baby in NICOSIA
Monday 3rd of December 9:30-12:00 at Baby Academy in LIMASSOL
 
The planned sessions form part of a research study within the wider Baby Buddy Forward programme. The discussion will be recorded and transcribed anonymously in order to capture and analyze the information in the best possible way. The study has been approved by the Cyprus National Bioethics Committee (ΕΕΒΚ ΕΠ 2018.01.124).
Information in pregnancy
Let’s discuss and share our experiences!
 

For registration or more information, please contact:

Greek and English: Tel: 99170183, email: ia.koliandri@edu.cut.ac.cy
Turkish: Tel:+ 90 533 823 4476 or +90 542 865 9944 (on whatsapp)
Arabic:  Tel: 95114615
Russian:  Tel: 96286898

The online platform will be based on the original multi-award winning BabyBuddy, developed in the UK by our project partner Best Beginnings, Registered Charity (https://www.bestbeginnings.org.uk). It will contain a wealth of information in Greek, as well as in Turkish, Arabic, and Russian. Based on the estimated/actual date of birth, the web app will provide the user on a daily basis with useful information adapted to the stage of pregnancy or age of the baby respectively, as well as a wealth of audiovideo material where health professionals (midwives, gynecologists, pediatricians, psychologists, physiotherapists, etc.) address a topic and provide guidance, empowerment and advice.

Funding: Erasmus+: «Adult Education».

 

Project Coordinator:

Department of Nursing, School of Health Sciences

Cyprus University of Technology

Project Partners:

BestBeginnings (UK), Birth Forward (Cyprus),

Dept Midwifery, University of West Attica (Greece),

Protestant University Berlin (Germany), Cosmoanalixis (Greece).

Associated Partners:

Cyprus Ministry of Health

Cyprus Pediatric Association

Cyprus Society of Perinatal Medicine

Cyprus Obstetrics and Gynecology Association

Midwives Committee, Cyprus Nurses and Midwives Association

NGO Society of Electronic Fetal Monitoring and Safe Birth (Greece).

Details

Start:
November 7 @ 9:30 am
End:
December 4 @ 8:00 pm
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