Are you an expectant mom, a new parent, or a parent of children 5 and under? Then you won’t want to miss The Baby Show, which is returning to Ottawa this spring, for the weekend of May 3-4th, at the Ottawa Convention Centre.
The Baby Show is the largest pregnancy and early parentlng show in Canada’s capital region. Why attend The Baby Show? With over 100 local and national exhibitors featuring “the latest in prenatal care, post partum and baby and toddler products and services”, The Baby Show is an invaluable resource that will help you learn about how to take care of both you and your baby throughout your pregnancy and post partum. Leading parenting and health experts will be hosting seminars on a variety of topics aimed at helping you be the best parent you can be.
Checkout the fantastic highlights of The Baby Show at the Ottawa Convention Centre! They include:
Massage Area – new and expectant moms can experience a therapeutic treatment to help alleviate ailments related to pregnancy and caring for baby. Treatments courtesy of Anna Belanger & Associates.
VIP Lounge – a limited number of spots are available for both pregnant and new moms to enjoy extra pampering, coat and parcel check, refreshments and sponsored goodies in a private room at the show; available through early online ticket purchase and contesting.
The CReATe Photo Booth – Moms should be in more pictures! Visitors to The Baby Show can get their pose on at this photo booth for a professional photo! The can also sign up for a digital file and like it on Facebook to share it with their friends and family instantly.
The SavvyMom Seminar Series – Plan your visit and hear local and national parenting experts speak on a variety of topics ranging from naturopathic approaches to pregnancy, labour and delivery, immunization, help with sleep, to nutrition for parents and baby. All speakers are also available for a question and answer period after their talk. Stay tuned for an updated show schedule.
The Health & Wellness Mat – Take part in a prenatal yoga class, learn about infant massage, dance your way to fitness, learn about infant CPR, baby signing and so much more!
Thinking of taking your little ones to The Baby Show with you? No problem! The Baby Show is ready for the kids! Here are some fun activities you’ll find there to keep them busy:
Barney live on stage twice daily (11AM and 2PM)
Meet and greet with Angelina Ballerina
A bouncy castle located in The Tiny Hoppers Fun Zone along with great arts and crafts for children to enjoy
Sing-alongs, dance, yoga and more will happen throughout both days
I know many of my readers are parents AND they love contests and freebies. Well guess what? The Baby Show in Ottawa will be giving away 3000 Grab Bags available at the door (valued at over $30), PLUS:
One free month of daycare courtesy of Kids & Company
Visit their Contest Booth for fantastic prizes
Pick up great samples and giveaways from some of their exhibitors
**Please Note*** There are NO discounts at the door; you must purchase tickets online in order to redeem any savings. Parking at the Ottawa Convention Centre costs $18. If you prefer, the Ottawa Convention Centre is easily accessible to public transit. You can sign up for contests and deals online at http://www.thebabyshows.com.
So be sure to schedule in a visit to The Baby Show at the Ottawa Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive:
Saturday May 3, 2014 9AM-6PM
Sunday, May 4, 2014 10AM-5PM
Tickets are only $12 online and at the door (cash only).
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