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Northwest's Original and Largest Event for

Expectant & New Parents since 2001.

WORKSHOP SCHEDULES: 

3 Exciting Stages Packed with Workshops for New Parents!

Note: Registration for the Workshops is not mandatory but we would love it if you did.

Stage #1
 11:30  Baby Basics: Building a Pain Coping Mindset for Pregnancy, Labor & Birth, Charlene Hamilton,  Heart of Birth
Getting ready for the physical intensity of labor & birth doesn't have to wait until your last trimester. Come and sample the Birthing From Within approach to pain coping practices, and learn how you can begin developing a "pain coping mindset" at any time during your pregnancy. 
Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five  Prize Giveaway: Private Birthing From Within Class with Heart of Birth!
 
12:15  Baby Basics: A Survival Guide for the First 2 Weeks, Rue Khosa, ARNP, IBCLC, CBE, The Perfect Push
This comprehensive Baby Care Basics class will cover all the essential information parents need to know to safely and confidently care for their newborn. Topics include medication safety, feeding, bathing, cord care, diapering, comforting, using a thermometer, identifying red flags and much more.  
Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five  Prize Giveaways over 1,000 dollars in value: including; Spectra Breast Pump, Sarah Wells Bag, Brezza Bottle Sterilizer, 2 In-home lactation consults,  Newborn Essentials Hampers, Kiinde gift basket. ALL ATTENDEES WILL RECEIVE A KIINDE STARTER KIT!
 
 1:00  MOMentum: Building mom-powered change across Washington, Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner, CEO/Co-Founder,  Moms Rising
On the forefront of building MOMentum for policies that lift our families, MomsRising has been leading the fight for paid family and medical leave, expanded support for breastfeeding and pumping at work, affordable childcare and high-quality early learning, equal pay for equal work and more. 
 
 1:45  How to Survive and Thrive with a New Baby, Amber Barrett, The Seattle Baby Whisperer 
Babies are confusing! It's hard to know when a newborn is hungry or tired, or just needs some snuggles! The Seattle Baby Whisperer will help you learn some key aspects to understanding newborns, how to survive the days with a new baby, and how to actually thrive! Join our workshop and ask your questions about your new baby!

 Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five  Prize Giveaway: Sleep Consultation (250 dollar value)

 2:20  Breast Pump Support, Sheri Wallace, Ardo-USA
The breastpump. You have no idea you could be so dependent on a medical device or have such a love/hate relationship. Breastpumps allow us to feed our babies but most of us get a box in the mail and no instruction on how to create positive habits with the pump that will ease the transition back to work. Bring your partner and learn how to work together with your pump and why partner support is so vital to a good relationship with your pump.

 Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five  Prize Giveaway: Calypso-To-Go Double Electric Breast Pump (300 dollar value)  

 

Stage #2

  11:15: Six Cornerstones of Baby Sleep, Audra Juraska Sleep Consultant
Are you a sleep deprived parent? An expecting mom or dad wanting to avoid sleep troubles when baby arrives? Come and learn the six most crucial ideas to keep in mind when dealing with non-medical baby or toddler sleep issues. Whether you want to start off your baby's life with great habits, or change existing habits of an older baby, this information will be your foundation! Audra will cover topics such as sleep props, routines, nighttime wake-ups, and even some of the science behind baby sleep.
Prize Giveaway: Two workshop attendees will receive 50% off any sleep package!.Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five  
  12:00 The 6 Basic Stages of Parenting, Don Hudson, Author and Owner of Seahorses. Attendees will qualify to be contenders for the DADIATOR GAMES today at DADDY'S BABY SHOWER! 6 contenders will compete 3:00 on Stage 2 for great prizes like the Thule Urban Glide Stroller and all contenders will receive prizes!
Prize Giveaway: Dadly Dollar$ Book Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five  
 12:45 More Ice Cream & Chocolate: An Alternative Guide to Preventing Cavities Starts Before They Can Eat, Roger W. Lucas, DDS, Pediatric Dentist, KidsDentist
1) Why Vitamin D is so important for teeth. 2) The number one thing to do in the high chair for healthy teeth. 3) Why ice cream and dark chocolate are better for teeth than the most common toddler snack food in America and what to buy instead. 4) How to get away with as little brushing as possible (pediatric dentist approved). 5) Why Breast Milk is so awesome for teeth.
 
 1:30 Car Seats for Infants & Beyond, Don Hudson, Certified Passenger Safety Technician
An informative talk on the basics of what type of car seats are available and how to make sure you are using them safely.
 Prize Giveaway: Diono RXT Car Seat ($360) Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Car Seats For Infants & Beyond

 2:15 Cloth Diapering 101 - Jen Aprea, Spray Pal

Learn the ins and outs of modern cloth diapers and you will gain the encouragement and support you need to save money, live greener, and keep your baby comfy with soft cloth diapers against their sensitive skin.

 Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five  

 3:00 Feature Presentation: Daddy's Baby Shower

New this year, and because Daddies need a Baby Shower too, is the Daddy's Baby Shower on Stage 2 in the Daddy Zone! This special event is for Dad's to connect and WIN some swag on their own! Pick up your Daddy Baby Bingo card upon arrival for a chance to WIN great Prizes!  Featuring the Seahorses Dadiator Games: 6 contenders will compete in the Dadiator Games for great prizes like the Thule Urban Glide Stroller and all receive prizes! Attend "The 6 Basic Stages of Parenting" Workshop on Stage 2 at Noon for your chance to qualify!

 Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five

 

Stage #3

 11:45 Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace Andy Backlund, Backlund Law Firm.
Have you been treated unfairly at work because you are pregnant or because you have been pregnant? Are you planning to have a baby in the near future and you want to make sure you get the benefits you are entitled to as a pregnant woman and new mother? Come to this workshop and learn about the protections and rights afforded to you by Washington State and Federal Law, who qualifies for these rights and protections including: pregnant women, perceived to be pregnant women, those considering becoming pregnant, new mothers and mothers who are caregivers.
 Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Car Seats For Infants & Beyond 
 12:30 Connecting With Your Baby Mindfully Tiffany Spanier, MD, FAAP, Allegro Pediatrics.
Pregnancy is a unique time for preparation, reflection, and the early formations of the parent-child relationship. Connecting with your baby now supports physical and emotional health, fosters you parent-child relationship and helps you get to know your baby. The intention of this session is to allow participants to experience guided mindfulness practices that can help cultivate a loving and compassionate connection to their baby and promote a sense of personal well-being. 
Prize Giveaway: Graco Milestone All-in-one Convertible Car Seat (230 dollar value).  
 Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Car Seats For Infants & Beyond
 
  •  Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five 1:15  Tracy Cutchlow, Zero to Five
  • Tantrums & Defiance & Yelling, Oh My! 3 Simple Steps for Managing Tough Moments with Preschoolers. Your Kids talk back. Bedtime takes forever. Siblings pick fights. You're tired of yelling, nagging and bribing. What can you do? Typical discipline techniques don't work in the long-term. Learn a perspective-shifting method you can use in any situation to avoid power struggles, build your child's self-confidence and stay calm. 
    Tracy is the author of Zero to Five: 70 Essential Parenting Tips Based on Science (and What I've Learned So Far). It was called "the coolest-and easiest-book for new parents" by Parents Magazine.  Prize Giveaway: Zero to Five Book 
 2:00  Get Started BabywearingStephanie Gruss, BWI Seattle.

Come learn the basics of babywearing! This demonstration will show you the pros and cons of different carrier types, how to put them on and cover the essentials of babywearing safety. Presented by experienced babywearer, Stephanie Gruss, President of Babywearing International of Seattle.

Prize Giveaway: 1 year membership with BWI Seattle!  Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five   

Feature Events:

 

Feature Presentation: Preparing for Birth

1:00: Cornish Playhouse Auditorium (next door)

Join UW Medicine and their Expert Panel for a very special presentation about prenatal care and pain management options from a certified nurse midwife, a family medicine doctor, an obstetrician-gynecologist and a maternal fetal medicine specialist. Bring all your questions for a Q&A to follow. (more info)

 Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five

 Feature Presentation: Daddy's Baby Shower

3:00: Stage 2 (Daddy Zone)

New this year, and because Daddies need a Baby Shower too, is the Daddy's Baby Shower on Stage 2 in the Daddy Zone! This special event is for Dad's to connect and WIN some swag on their own! Pick up your Daddy Baby Bingo card upon arrival for a chance to WIN great Prizes!

Daddy's Baby Shower Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five

       

 

Feature Presentation: VIP Baby Shower

3:00: Cornish Playhouse Auditorium (next door)

The VIP Shower. THIS MAIN EVENT IS FOR PREMIUM & SUPER PASSHOLDERS ONLY!
It's 45 MINUTES of games, exclusive prizes and connecting with other Expectant & New Moms. We will be giving away thousands of dollars in amazing prizes from many of the leading companies in the baby industry, luxuries & essentials for your new arrival. Pick up your VIP Bingo card upon arrival for a chance to WIN these great Shower Prizes! Note: Doors to the Cornish Playhouse Theater will open at 2:45 to turn in your VIP Bingo Card and enjoy theater seating. Note: Dad's will enjoy their OWN Daddy's Baby Shower at this time at Stage 2 in the Exhibit Hall and submit the Daddy's Bingo Card (doubling your family's chance to WIN!) Seats are available on a first-come basis. Don't miss your chance to win big prizes including Strollers, Car Seats, Carriers, Nursery Items, Baby Accessories and more.
 

Feature Presentation: Seattle's Biggest Baby Shower

4:30: Cornish Playhouse Auditorium (next door)

The Big Shower. THIS MAIN EVENT IS FOR STANDARD PASSHOLDERS ONLY!
It's 30 MINUTES of games, exclusive prizes and connecting with other Expectant and New Moms. We will be giving away thousands of dollars in amazing prizes from many of the leading companies in the baby industry, luxuries & essentials for your new arrival. Pick up your Baby Bingo card upon arrival for a chance to WIN these great Shower Prizes! Note: Doors to the Cornish Playhouse Theater will open at 4:15 to turn in your Bingo Card and enjoy theater seating. Dad's will enjoy their OWN Daddy's Baby Shower at 3:00 in the Exhibit Hall and submit the Daddy's Bingo Card (doubling your family's chance to WIN!) Eventbrite Standard Passholders may reserve their ONE seat in advance online and remaining Seats will be available on a first-come basis.  Don't miss your chance to win big prizes including Strollers, Car Seats, Carriers, Nursery Items, Baby Accessories and more.

 VIP Shower Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five   BIG Shower Eventbrite - New Parent Workshop: Zero To Five

REASONS TO ATTEND

  • Win Prizes!
  • Attend Workshops/Fashion Shows
  • Get Pampered
  • Shop & Be Educated
  • Interactive Baby Play Zones
 

 

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