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 to Lussobaby
- 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 • 11:00 AM||• Doors Open|
|11:45 AM • 12:00 PM||• Sponsor Recognition|
|12:00 PM • 12:30 PM||• Survival Tips for Rookie Moms|
|12:30 PM • 1:00 PM||• Child Stimulation - Developing Baby's Brain|
|1:00 PM • 1:30 PM||• Introduction to Breastfeeding Basics|
|1:30 PM • 1:45 PM||• Spring Fashions for Moms & Tots|
|1:45 PM • 2:00 PM||• New Daddy & Mommy Trivia / Door Prizes|
|2:00 PM • 2:30 PM||• Dental Care for Babies & Tots|
|2:30 PM • 3:00 PM||• Sweet Dreams: Getting Your Baby or Toddler to Sleep|
|3:00 PM • 3:15 PM||• Dad's Diapering Contest / Door Prizes|
|3:15 PM • 3:45 PM||• Going Green: Cloth Diapering 101|
|3:45 PM • 4:00 PM||• Thank You & Lusso Baby Grand Prize Draw|
As a Consultant, Speaker and Trainer Deborah specializes in working with individuals, small business owners and corporations on transformation and image. As the founder and President of About Face Image Consulting Inc., Deborah is committed and passionate about helping her clients succeed in life and business, helping them to refine, create, build, and brand their personal, professional and business image.
A mother, wife and businesswoman, Erica Wells lives in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia with her husband and two children. As the co-author and co-founder of The Survival Guide for Rookie Moms, Erica is passionate about motherhood and a champion for women’s growth and development in her local community, on the web and across all aspects of social media. Never one for a dull moment, Erica continues to engage mother’s around the globe with her video blogs, survival4moms.com web advice and appearances on TV and Radio
Natacha V. Beim is a renowned writer, speaker and educational leader, with over fifteen years in the field of early childhood education. Natacha’s educational background includes a Mastersdegree in Education, and a degree in Journalism; she is currently working towards a postgraduate degree in Developmental Psychology. Born in Uruguay and raised in Montréal, Canada,Natacha has traveled extensively, studied the educational approaches of several countries, and spent over four years as an elementary school teacher in Europe.
La Leche League is non-profit organization with volunteer Leaders all over the Lower Mainland. We provide mother-to-mother support by phone, email and at monthly meetings. Every Leader has received extensive training to empower new mothers to meet their breastfeeding goals with information, encouragement and support. Sandra, Sarah and Monique, La Leche Leaders, will share some breastfeeding tips and tech support based on research, best practices in current lactation science, and mother wisdom.
Dr. Anita Gartner is a Certified Specialist in Pediatric Dentistry and has been dedicated to continually improve the standard of care delivered to her patients.
Dr. Gartner has met the requirements as a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. She has been a member of a number of dental and medical professional organizations and has volunteered on professional boards in the Evergreen Pediatric Dental Study Club (Seattle, Washington), B.C. Pediatric Dentist Society and the Audit Committee of B.C. Children's Hospital. She has participated in joint clinical studies with graduate students and post doctoral students from the Department of Oral Health and Psychology at the University of British Columbia and Public Health at the University of Washington.
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 specialises in sensory processing to help children get to sleep and stay asleep.
Rachelle Christiansen is the founder of Tender Tushies Diaper Company. She started the search for a truly affordable cloth diaper in 2009. Rachelle wanted a diaper everyone could afford without sacrificing quality. Launching Tender Tushies has allowed Rachelle to continue to make connections with mothers and babies and share knowledge of cloth diapering which is what she loves to do.