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An Introduction to BCT Local Groups

An Introduction to BCT Local Groups

Where’s the BCT? While the Brussels Childbirth Trust has a headquarters with the lovely light and bright Clubhouse in Ixelles full of toys and coffee mugs, it’s also has a network of valuable local groups. There are 10 local groups across the city and just outside...

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The ever-changing life cycle of a local group

The ever-changing life cycle of a local group

Around 21 years ago I just happened to see a small advert in the then BCT Newsletter asking if any BCT member lived near Gent and would like to meet up. As a new mum with a 6 week-old baby, no family around and a husband who was travelling for work the majority of...

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Where to spend Halloween in Belgium

Where to spend Halloween in Belgium

Ghosts in the Grottes de Han, Weird Witches in Bellewaerde, Pumpkins in Plopsaland and Scary Pairi Daiza … Plans are underway at the activity parks in Belgium to continue offering families plenty of freaky fun this Halloween. This summer Walibi was recruiting 300...

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BCT Pregnant and New Mums’ Drop-in

BCT Pregnant and New Mums’ Drop-in

From the outset, the BCT Pregnant and New Mums’ Drop In has endeavoured to be a safe, friendly place to make new friends and share experiences of being a new mum - the good, the bad and the ugly! By Kate Ellwood | BCT First Aid and Hypnobirthing Teacher My baby won't...

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A different start

A different start

BCT member Abbi shares her very personal story of how her family coped with the neonatal birth of little Chloe. Chloe was born on the 18th March 2019. 11 and a half months after her big sister Mila was born and one month early. It was different this time. With Mila,...

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