The Bellies to Babies Celebration®, is a one of a kind event, offering a unique opportunity for new and expectant parents and grandparents to explore and shop for trendy baby fashions, décor and so much more! Community resources and support services will be on hand to answer questions for new and expecting parents.
Your One Stop Shopping Destination! Explore and shop for trendy baby fashions, décor and so much more! With everything under one roof you’re sure to find just what you’re looking for.
- Admission by donation for Basics for Babies
- One lucky attendee will be win our Grand Prize $1000.00
- First 100 Moms at the show receive a complimentary Diaper bag sponsored by Urbanbaby & Toddler Magazine
- Over $3000 in Door Prizes
- Relax in our Mommy Lounge
- Maternity and Baby Fashions
- Enter our Cutest Baby Baby Photo Contest
- Extensive Range of Exhibitors
- Community Resources & Support Networks
- Workshops by “Baby Experts”
- Free Parking
|11:00 AM • 4:00 PM||Celebration Begins / Doors Open|
|11:45 AM • 12:00 PM||Sponsor Recognition|
|12:00 PM • 12:30 PM||Learning Infant & Child CPR|
|12:30 PM • 1:00 PM||Eating for Two: Nutrition Basics|
|1:00 PM • 1:30 PM||Sweet Dreams: Getting Your Child to Sleep|
|1:30 PM • 2:00 PM||Acupuncture for Pregnancy & Labour|
|2:00 PM • 2:15 PM||New Daddy & Mommy Trivia / Door Prizes|
|2:45 PM • 3:15 PM||Bootcamp for New Dads|
|2:15 PM • 2:45 PM||Benefits of Placenta Encapsulation|
|3:15 PM • 3:30 PM||Dad's Diaper Contest/ Door Prize|
|3:30 PM • 4:00 PM||Going Green: Cloth Diapering 101|
|4:00 PM • 4:15 PM||Thank You and Lussobaby Grand Prize Draw|
Keyrsten, RHN is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and graduate of the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. Keyrsten is passionate about making nutrition fun and brings clients back to basics with fresh, local, REAL food! Keyrsten focuses on Pre and Postnatal Nutrition, Food Allergies and Sensitivities and Weight Loss Management.
Jennifer is the founder of Sleepdreams Sleep Professionals Inc and is a university instructor who has presented at several national conferences on sleep and is involved in sleep research. She has worked professionally in paediatrics for children and infants since 1996. Her educational credentials include an undergraduate degree in Human Kinetics at the University of British Columbia, a Master of Clinical Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Western Ontario, and a Master of Science at the University of British Columbia. She has also taken course credits as a breast feeding counsellor and specializes in sensory processing to help children get to sleep and stay asleep.
Edward has volunteered with the St. John Ambulance since 2007 until becoming a training officer and an instructor for the Vancouver Branch for four years ago. As a St. John's ambulance instructor, he has taught many babysitting courses for youth and parent-oriented first aid courses and has assisted in one emergency child birth.
Renee is a registrant with the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of British Columbia, as well as a member of the Doula Services Association. Renee is deeply fascinated by the incredible power women have in creating and birthing new life. It is a great joy for Renee to witness the incredible transformations her clients go through during their pregnancies. Shannon studied at the International College of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Vancouver where she completed a 5 year doctorate program and is a Registered Doctor of Chinese Medicine. While Shannon’s interest in Chinese Medicine is wide ranging, her passion lies in women’s health which has led her to pursue training in workshops by some of the world’s leaders in Chinese Medicine for fertility and obstetrics.
Katie is originally from England but grew up in Bermuda before coming to Canada. She is a mother to four boys and currently lives in Tsawwassen with her husband and two youngest children. Katie believes that those important weeks immediately following birth into new motherhood - be it for the first, second or forth time- should be supported as naturally as possible to ensure a smooth start. Katie is a Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist with Full Circle Placenta Encapsulation as well as a Certified Doula through DONA International
Ricky is the Amazon Best Selling author of a book about fatherhood called “Wisdom from Daddies” which was released globally on Father’s Day. The book contains the collective wisdom of over 100 dads from around the world on issues that every dad faces during their journey through fatherhood. Ricky is a dad to a spirited 1 year daughter and lives in Vancouver with his wife.
Stacey is the co-owner of Tender Tushies Diaper Company. She and her business partner Rachelle were on the search for a truly affordable cloth diaper. They wanted a cloth diaper that everyone could afford without sacrificing quality. Launching Tender Tushies has allowed them to continue to make connections with mothers and babies and share knowledge of cloth diapering which is what they love to do.