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‘Over 70% of new mums would like more friends to share problems and experiences with but don’t know where to go to meet them’ according to a recent survey of over 350 parents polled by What’s on for little ones (

Despite there being a huge range of groups and classes now available across the UK, over 42% of the mums polled still did not know such groups existed or didn’t know how to find them. What’s more, the survey revealed that over 90% of the mums who did attend groups wished they had attended more, and 99% would recommend classes to a pregnant friend.

Website sponsored by pioneering children’s food company Organix, has the perfect solution providing comprehensive and up to date details of over 12,000 classes and activities across the UK for babies and children under 5. The site offers parents a range of activities from baby swimming classes, baby massage groups and baby music classes to baby signing classes and local mother and toddler groups.

“Many new mums feel isolated and need to meet other mums who are going through similar experiences, but it can be difficult to know where to meet them,” says Sam Willoughby, founder of What’s on for Little Ones. “Taking part in local activities gives mums the chance to meet other parents, share tips and advice and make lasting friendships. Plus babies and children have the chance to have fun, meet other children and learn new skills too.”

The site offers a completely free to search and doesn’t even ask parents to register. All the information is quickly available, dates, times and everything else parents need to know including links to websites and contact information plus a map of how to get there! The information is up to date as the people running the classes and activities for children can update their details whenever they need to.

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About What’s on for little ones

What’s On for Little Ones website was set up in March 2006 by Sam Willoughby, a mum with a young baby, who found it very tricky to find out what was going on in her local area and meet other mums. Today the website provides comprehensive and up to date details of over 12,000 classes and activities for babies and children under 5 across the UK and receives in excess of 18,000 visitors a month. The website has won 3 awards and had some amazing feedback from visitors!


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For further information, high-resolution images or to speak to Sam Willoughby please contact:

Julie Wilson
Sore Thumb Marketing
Tel: 01636 671438 or 07751 743459

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