About

Hi, welcome to The Out & About Baby Company!

It all started with our search for clean baby change rooms in locations that served really good coffee and avocado on toast.  For the answer, we travelled far and wide, drank a lot of coffee, changed a lot of nappies, breastfed in strange places and talked endlessly to our mothers’ group.  The result was a global directory curated and reviewed by real, modern families who understand what it’s like to pack a baby bag and multi-task with one hand.

It been quite a lot of fun actually.

On any given day, we are still discovering, reviewing and approving the best of the best when it comes to going out with your children.

  1. LOCATE: Find your closest parent facilities and baby friendly venues while you are on the go based on your current location.
  2. PLAN: Plan trips in advance based on real user recommendations
  3. COMMUNITY: Come along to our events, meet some new people and join in the fun.

But as we have grown and changed, so too has the website. So beyond just a directory to get out & about, our mission has become to cultivate a more meaningful community in an increasingly lonely and stressful world.

 

Made by mums

It started in 2015 when baby Harvey was born.  We can tell you 101 uses for baby wipes and tell you the difference between a Baby Bjorn and an Ergo Baby. We take our kids everywhere and aren’t ashamed to do so.  And we have the highest of standards when it comes to what makes a good baby change table.

We can also tell you first hand how challenging it can be to adjust to the demands of being a new parent. With mental health issues rising and rates of loneliness increasing in a society that’s “always on,” we believe that taking a break and cultivating friendships is a crucial part of what wellness means for parents, whether that means getting in some “me time” with a good book 📚 or rounding up friends for a fun girls’ night out. 👯

 

Our Philosophy: Parents are people first

Despite the feeling that you might just be a milkmaid or the hired help, we believe that you come first.  So go for a walk, get out of the house, catch up with your mum (or dad) friends and grab some lunch/coffee/wine.

Your family will be at it’s best, when you are at your best.  

Read more about our social impact here

Trust us, we’re you

Geeking out over kids is fun, and we’re lucky to have a community of likeminded parents who get it. Together we represent a powerful tribe of parents and carers of children, and that makes us very special. We’re raising the future and you’re in good company.

We also represent a revolution against mummy shaming and isolation. Being a parent does not mean you are never allowed a life again. We think everybody should be able to enjoy parenthood, without feeling isolated and ashamed.

We’re the online community and brand that wants to be friends with you—mostly because we’re not so much a brand as we are real people over here just trying to rethink parenthood and have a good time doing it.

 

Advertise or partner with us.

If you’re a national or global brand who wishes to collaborate and partner with us, get in touch at business@outandaboutbaby.com.au

Our past brand partners include: The Rockpool Group, Puggle Baby, Mirvac, Bugaboo and more.

 

OH! And we have been recognised with bunch of awards recently! 

2018 REGIONAL FINALIST: NSW Business Chamber Outstanding Young Entrepreneur.

2018 REGIONAL FINALIST: NSW Business Chamber Startup Superstar.

2018 FINALIST: AusMumpreneur Digital Innovation Award

 

Did you know you can find us on instagram?

Get out & about with us on Instagram at @outandaboutbaby. Use the hashtag #oaablife to grab our attention and help us get to know you better.

 

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