Things to do with Babies & Preschoolers in Roscommon

Baby & Preschooler Resources in Co. Roscommon

Having a Baby? Caring for your baby can leave you feeling overwhelmed and drained at times. If you are a new parent here are some ideas for getting out and about with baby. Finding baby-focused activities is a great way to get out and to meet other mums and babies in a supportive and friendly environment.

Having a baby can be a difficult time. Join a Parent and Baby/Toddler Group and you can meet other mum’s in the same position! There are groups in most towns in Roscommon so you can be sure there is one near you. Most groups meet weekly and they can be an invaluable source of information and a great way to meet other parents. If you have an older baby/toddler its a great way to let them socialise too.

There are a growing number of Classes for Babies and Toddlers throughout Co.Roscommon. These include Jo Jingles – introducing baby to music and movement, Baby Massage and Swimasong.

Having a baby with you can be exhausting. Get out for a Walk with baby and you’ll be surprised what some fresh air and exercise can do to help. There are lots of lovely nature walks around the county and you will feel great after some fresh air and exercise. Its the perfect activity if you have older children so you can all get out of the house together.

Do keep an eye out for Events for new parents around Co.Roscommon.

Check out our other articles on Family Friendly Eateries and Places to Change Baby around Co.Roscommon, always good to know when out and about with baby!

Here’s a helpful list of local shops for Baby Supplies & Equipment or have a look at our Shopping Page for some great Irish online shops.

When you’re baby starts teething, check out the fantastic Amber Teething Bracelets and Necklaces from Teething SOS. A great natural remedy for teething symptoms for boys & girls!

Medical Contacts

Westdoc provides out of hours emergency service so put the phone number in your phone.
Castlerea Area WESTDOC – 1850 365 000 (Mon-Fri 6pm-8am, Sat-Sun and Bank Holidays 24hr cover)
North Roscommon NOWDOC – 1850 400 911 (Mon-Sat 6pm-8am, 12pm Sat – 8am Mon, All day on Public Holidays)

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland have a Food Allergy SMS Service.

Enjoy your new baby and don’t forget to Subscribe to Mykidstime’s Newsletters for more tips and things to do through out the year and as they get older!



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This website was created by Jill Holtz and Michelle Davitt, both of whom are mothers of young children. Jill and Michelle decided to create this resource themselves, and launched in 2007.