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.
Bellies to Babies Celebration is proud to support the following charity: The Greater Vancouver Food Bank Basics for Babies Program. In lieu of admission, donations of monies and baby supplies will be accepted at time at registration.
Car Seat Recycling
Drop off your old and expired car seats, booster and infant seat at the Bellies to Babies Celebration tradeshow for recycling. Keep your used car seat out of the landfill. Car seats can be conveniently dropped off outside the tradeshow venue prior to attending. To date B2B has recycled over 250 car seats! Sponsored in partnership with WCS Recycling. Monetary dontations will be accepted to cover the cost of this recycling program.
- Admission by donation for Basics for Babies
- One lucky attendee will be win our Grand Prize $1500 in prizes
- First 100 Moms at the show receive a complimentary Diaper bag sponsored by
Urbanbaby & Toddler Magazine
- Over $2000 in Door Prizes
- Relax in our Mommy Lounge
- Maternity and Baby Fashions
- Enter the Cutest Baby Photo Contest
- Extensive Range of Exhibitors
- Community Resources & Support Networks
- Workshops by “Baby Experts”
- Free Parking
|11:00 AM • 4:15 PM||Celebration Begins|
|11:15 AM • 11:30 AM||Sponsor Recognition|
|11:30 AM • 12:00 PM||What You Should Know: Infant CPR|
|12:00 PM • 12:30 PM||Creating Rhythm: Music Benefits for Children|
|12:30 PM • 1:00 PM||Healthy Smiles for Babies & Toddlers|
|1:00 PM • 2:00 PM||From Belly to Baby: The Power of Omega-3 DHA|
|2:00 PM • 2:15 PM||New Daddy & Mommy Trivia / Prize Draws|
|2:15 PM • 2:30 PM||Going Green: Cloth Diapering 101|
|2:30 PM • 3:00 PM||Money Mindset: Budgeting for Baby|
|3:00 PM • 3:30 PM||Best Tips for Helping Your Baby Sleep Well|
|3:30 PM • 4:00 PM||10 Awesome Products for New Parents|
|4:00 PM • 4:15 PM||Thank You & TJ's The Kiddies Store & CEFA Door Prize Draw|
Heather is the founder of Word of Mom Marketing - where she consults and strategizes with companies on the best practices and vehicles to reach and engage the pregnancy and young family market. With over 10 years experience and a young family herself (her and her hubby have 2 very spirited girls, 5 years and 18 months old) she knows what moms are thinking, talking about and googling at 2am!
Rachel is a former lifeguard and founder of Link2Life Emergency Training in Vancouver. She has been loves teaching and has been an active First Aid and CPR instructor for over 12 years. Link2Life offers non certification seminars such as the popular “Infant CPR Workshop” as well as recognized certification programs through the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Lifesaving Society, Red Cross and Worksafe BC. Link2Life aims to make necessary life saving training as convenient, efficient and fun as possible.
Katherine, BMT AMT, director and teacher of West Side Music Together®, is an accredited Music Therapist with a private Music Therapy practice specializing in work with children newborn through adolescence facilitating meaningful cognitive, physical and emotional changes through music. She has also been a teacher of drama, music, and dance and a favorite nanny to children of all ages throughout her life.
Dr. Nouri is a certified specialist in pediatric dentistry and a staff surgeon at both BC Children’s Hospital and the Cambie Surgery Centre. He graduated as a doctor of dental medicine from UBC in 1994 with a Specialty of Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Toronto. He is the former president of the BC. Society of Pediatric Dentists, and also a former president of Dental Specialists Society of BC.
Karlene, R.D., is a leading expert in nutrition and natural health. Karlene holds a BSc in nutrition from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and is a registered dietitian. She is the author of several books including her latest “The Full Fat Solution” and is a highly sought-after, enthusiastic, and passionate individual who has appeared on CTV, Urban Rush, Access Hollywood, and Canada AM. She is a frequent guest speaker at educational events around North America. Karlene is a mom to three young children, Luca, Matteo and Capri.
Tu-Anh is a mom of two who has worked in the corporate world for 6 years. She combines her experience in finance and motherhood to help other families plan for the arrival of their new addition.Through planning and budgeting, families can be prepared financially for this new chapter in their lives.
Jill is passionate about sleep. Having used the Sleep Sense program and then being personally trained by Dana Obleman, world renowned sleep expert and creator of Sleep SenseTM, Jill feels fortunate to have turned this passion into a rewarding career. Jill is thrilled to have brought sleep to many families over the past three and a half years; locally, across Canada as well as in the US and UK. After working with Jill, families understand the importance of sleep, parents have the tools for establishing and maintaining healthy sleep habits for their children and, most importantly, the children learn to fall asleep happily, without help and to sleep soundly. All this results in happier and healthier families!
Jasmine is non-profit fundraiser and the mother of a precocious toddler. She is also a germophobe who hates doing laundry – not exactly the type of person one would expect to become a cloth diaper expert. But, after inheriting a cloth diaper stash from her sister-in-law she decided to give cloth diapering a try. She quickly became obsessed with finding the perfect cloth diapers for her daughter, which led to hours of research and months of trial and error. She has been spreading the gospel of cloth diapers to both newbies and veterans ever since.
Urbanbaby & Toddler Magazine is print & online magazine for young families with kids 0-5 yrs in Vancouver and BC. It's BC's trusted family resource from pregnancy to elementary school. Lara had the opportunity to come board with the magazine 2011 and made the transition –from the daily commute for a management job –to taking on a series of entrepreneurial ventures.