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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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An Introduction to ‘Kind en Gezin’

An Introduction to ‘Kind en Gezin’

Kind en Gezin (translates as ‘Child & Family’), together with its partners, aim to create as many opportunities as possible for all young children and their families who live in Flanders and Brussels. Kind en Gezin focuses on the preventive treatment and guidance...

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Hypnobirthing

Hypnobirthing

Our birth culture has often encouraged anxiety, with horror stories passed down from generations of women, strangers, friends and colleagues. The media shows ‘warts and all’ documentaries following women having difficult, painful and frightening birth experiences,...

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Designing the Clubhouse for our members

Designing the Clubhouse for our members

Finding the perfect new venue for the BCT at Chaussee de Waterloo in Ixelles - with two large rooms, a window display area and a very long, walled garden, just for us to use, it is such a great space! – was only part of the story. Now we needed to design the interior...

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Explaining death to children

Explaining death to children

Parenthood brings with it so many things – immense love, comedy moments, sleepless nights…and plenty of questions from your children that leave you wondering “How shall I answer that?” At some point, one of the big issues every child grapples with is death, whether...

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