2012 Baby Expo




Main Stage Activities

 

11:30 a.m. • Home and Car Seat Safety Demo
12:00 p.m. • Baby & Children’s Fashion Show- Chocolate Soup
1:30 p.m. • Pediatric Panel Q & A
2:15 p.m. • Baby Bump Review by Summer Kids consignment store
2:45 p.m. • Grand Door Prize Drawing

 

Education Zones

 

Daddy Zone

This zone is focused on Dad! Dads-to-be learn all about the “baby journey,” as told through eyes of a father. Dads can strap on a “pregnancy belly” and run the Daddy Obstacle Course to compete for special prizes. Or let mom snap a picture on her phone to show her friends! Families Matter-Dynamic Dad Workshops is the sponsor of this zone and will be on hand to give out great information on how to care for crying babies and crying moms, as well as how to cope with this new phase of your life.  

 

Breast-feeding Zone

Staffed by area lactation consultants and healthcare professionals, this is the place where expectant and new moms can learn about the advantages of breast-feeding, how to get started, and resources within the community for continued help and support.  Breastfeeding 101, an informative mini seminar, will be repeated several times throughout the day with Q&A sessions following each seminar. Check our website and Facebook page in March for scheduled times. All moms who attend the mini seminar will be eligible to sign up for special door prizes. This zone is sponsored by the Shelby County Breastfeeding Coalition.

 

Pediatric Zone

Sponsored by Peds East, this zone will offer information on topics ranging from “How to Pick a Pediatrician” to “First Weeks Home,” “Immunizations,” and more. Pediatricians and nurses will be on hand to answer questions throughout the day and will also participate in the “Peds Panel Q&A” on the main stage at 1:30pm. Questions for the pediatricians can be submitted through our Facebook page: Mid-South Baby Expo.

 

Infant Safety Zone

Sponsored by Mid-South Safe Kids, this zone will be staffed by area experts providing information on home, car and baby safety. You will learn how to prepare your home, install your car seat, and other ways to keep your baby safe.  Car seat safety demos will be available throughout the day and times will be announced from the Main Stage. A Main Stage demo will be presented at 11:30 a.m.  Participates visiting the Safety Zone for the demos will be able to sign up for special door prizes.

 

Sibling / Kids Zone

Sponsored by Kindermusik and Usborne Books this will be an area where big brothers and sisters can come have some fun! Games, prizes, stickers, and information for parents on handling the big transition will be available.

 

Other Activities

 

Relaxation Station for Moms

Expectant and New Moms can come enjoy a little pampering including mini massages and pick up information on reducing stress and dealing with special pregnancy issues. This zone is sponsored by Relax Spa Escapes.

 

Pickles and Ice Cream

Moms can satisfy their craving and dads, grandmas and siblings can enjoy, too. Sponsored by Turner Dairy free ice cream samples will be available throughout the event.

 

Vendor List

 

BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL FOR WOMEN

METHODIST LEBONHEUR HEALTHCARE

REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER AT MEMPHIS (THE MED)

BELLEVUE BAPTIST CHURCH

 

Abbott Nutrition

Alere Women’s and Childrens

Dr. Allison Stiles

Applied Labels

A Posh Party

All Better Pediatrics

Au Pair Care

Baby Safe Pool Fence

Carl Flinn — Pediatric Opthalmology

Chiropractic Memphis

Doula Network of the Mid South

Families Matter / Dynamic Dads

First Impressions Ultrasound

Jordan Essentials

Kindermusik

Lasting Expressions

Marci Lambert Photography

Mary Kay

Mead Johnson Nutritionals

Memphis Parent magazine

Mid South World Dance Center

Maternal League of Memphis

Mid South Safe Kids Coalition

Olan Mills Photography

Occasion Avenue

Our 365 Newborn Photography

Pediatric Dental Group

Peds East

Scentsy Wickless Candles

Shelby Country Breastfeeding Coalition

Summer Kids

Usborne Books

UTCH Department of Preventative Medicine, Candle Study

West Tennessee Child Passenger Safety

Zijaw

 

 

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Website:  www.midsouthbabyexpo.com

Facebook: Mid-South Baby Expo

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