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A non-stop schedule full of great information

We are putting together a schedule of demos and mini-workshops that are non-stop!

Please check back for our 2013 Brooklyn Baby Expo schedule!

Below is our 2011 schedule to give you an idea of what to expect this year!

Ongoing Mini-Seminars & Demos Exhibitor Location

Learn to bathe your baby with care & confidence. Baby Angels 3205

14 Ways to Use 1 Stroller: Stroller configuration  demonstrations.  Britax and Mini Jake 3204

Library Card Sign-up: Parents can sign up and receive library cards for both themselves and their children. Brooklyn Public Library 3304

All day baby carrier fittings. Caribou Baby 3306

Sign up for a 10 minute consultation. Family Matters NY 3203

Take a GoGo Babies class where you and your baby can enjoy some tummy time and baby yoga. GoGo Babies 3303

Examine Your Teddy: Children can use real doctor instruments to examine a favorite stuffed animal. Swaddle Me Workshops: Learn how to swaddle your baby so he/she sleeps better. Heights Pediatrics 3305

PBS character “Peep” will be available all day for photo opportunities and fun. Kids Club THIRTEEN lobby

Toothbrushing on a stuffed dinosaur with teeth. Lois A. Jackson (D.D.S, P.C.) and Associates 3202

Confused about NYC school options and zoning? Joyce can help you sort through the mess. NYC School Help 3305

Learn how and when to caring for your baby’s teeth. Park Slope Pediatric Dental & Orthodontic Associates 3405

Pre- and Post- Partum Demonstrations: See your kegels in action with computerized biofeedback technology. Relieve pain with T.E.N.S. unit and cold laser therapy and test for Diastasis Recti. Book Signing with Isa Herrera. Renew Physical Therapy 3402

Polish Bar Xpress Mani: Experience the polished perfection of Polish Bar while trying out non-toxic Piggy Paint Nail Polish. Polish Bar of Brooklyn 3201, 3402

Free 10 minute massages to help melt away any problem areas. Red Moon Massage Therapy & Doula Care 3203

Free Blow-outs and Makeup Consultations. Salon 718 3207

Soothing a Crying Baby: Erica Lyon, founder of Real Birth and author of “The Big Book of Birth”, will teach parents soothing and calming techniques that work. Erica will also sign her book. Tribeca Parenting 3203

Get a custom bra fitting or turn your bra into a nursing bra. Iris Lingerie 3301

11am Mini-Seminars & Demos Exhibitor Location

11:00am Sleep: Learn to take charge in a respectful and gentle way. Soho Parenting 3403

11:10am What is a doula? Do they really make a difference? These 30 minute seminars will explain how a doula will work with you and your partner,

the benefits of a doula. Birth Day Presence 3306

11:10am Learn what to do if your baby is choking. Baby Be Safe 3202

11:15am Dressing for each stage of your pregnancy. Our tips on how to get the most out of your wardrobe while pregnant. Bump Brooklyn  and Ingrid & Isabel 3301

11:20am Stroller Fitness Demos: Proper stroller pushing posture, mini stroller workouts, strengthening and core work. Stroller Strides 3307

11:30am Baby Brezza One Step Baby Food Maker Demonstration and demonstrations on making homemade baby food, without the hassle. Baby Brezza 3405

11:30am Feeding: Learn to trust your baby’s appetite. Soho Parenting 3403

11:30am 30 minute Babywearing Demonstration. Caribou Baby 3306

11:40am Learn what to do if your baby needs infant CPR. Baby Be Safe 3202

12pm Mini-Seminars & Demos Exhibitor Location

12:00pm Benefits of Acupuncture and Pregnancy: Learn how acupuncture can help you stay on or near your due date, as well as, relieve pain and reduce

swelling. Brooklyn Acupuncture 3203

12:00pm Cloth Diapering Basics: Cloth diapering can be overwhelming. Learn everything you need to get started. See samples of different styles of cloth

diapers and talk about laundering options. Diaperkind 3207

12:00pm Healthy Meals from Infant Through Tots and Beyond: Learn fast, simple, and nutritious recipes. HAPPYBABY 3405

12:10pm Learn what to do if your baby is choking. Baby Be Safe 3202

12:15pm How to properly install your car seat. Baby Bodyguards 3307

12:15pm Holistic and Preventative Healthcare. YogaLocal 4th floor yoga studio

12:20pm Stroller Fitness Demos: Proper stroller pushing posture, mini stroller workouts, strengthening and core work. Stroller Strides 3307

12:30pm Baby Brezza One Step Baby Food Maker

Demonstration and demonstrations on making homemade baby food, without the hassle. Baby Brezza 3405

12:40pm Learn what to do if your baby needs infant CPR. Baby Be Safe 3202

1pm Mini-Seminars & Demos Exhibitor Location

1pm Healthy Meals from Infant Through Tots and Beyond: Learn fast, simple, and nutritious recipes that your child will love–no matter their age! HAPPYBABY 3405

1:10pm Learn what to do if your baby is choking. Baby Be Safe 3202

1:15pm How to properly install your car seat. Baby Bodyguards 3307

1:15pm Mamas in Motion- stroller fitness YogaLocal 4th floor yoga studio

1:20pm Stroller Fitness Demos: Proper stroller pushing posture, mini stroller workouts, strengthening and core work. Stroller Strides 3307

1:30pm Dressing for pregnancy. Learn about Ingrid & Isabel’s unique & functional designs to help women feel beautiful throughout pregnancy and beyond. Bump Brooklyn and Ingrid & Isabel 3301

1:30pm Cloth Diapering Basics: Cloth diapering can be overwhelming. Learn everything you need to get started. See samples of different styles of cloth diapers and talk about laundering options. Diaperkind 3207

1:30pm Baby Brezza One Step Baby Food Maker Demonstration and demonstrations on making homemade baby food, without the hassle.Baby Brezza 3405

1:40pm Learn what to do if your baby needs infant CPR. Baby Be Safe 3202

2pm Mini-Seminars & Demos Exhibitor Location

2:00pm Sleep: Learn to take charge in a respectful and gentle way Soho Parenting 3403

2:00pm Benefits of Acupuncture and Pregnancy: Learn how acupuncture can help you stay on or near your due date, as well as, relieve pain and reduce swelling Brooklyn Acupuncture 3203

2:00pm Healthy Meals from Infant Through Tots and Beyond: Learn fast, simple, and nutritious recipes that your child will love–no matter their age! HAPPYBABY 3405

2:10pm Learn what to do if your baby is choking. Baby Be Safe 3202

2:10pm What is a doula? Do they really make a difference? These 30 minute seminars will explain how a doula will work with you and your partner, the benefits of a doula. Birth Day Presence 3306

2:15pm How to properly install your car seat. Baby Bodyguards 3307

2:20pm Stroller Fitness Demos: Proper stroller pushing posture, mini stroller workouts, strengthening and core work. Stroller Strides 3307

2:30pm Dressing for breast feeding. Great bras, tops, dresses and accessories for nursing. Bump Brooklyn and Ingrid & Isabel 3301

2:30pm Holistic and Preventative Healthcare YogaLocal 4th floor yoga studio

2:30pm 30 minute Babywearing Demonstration. Caribou Baby 3306

2:30pm Baby Brezza One Step Baby Food Maker Demonstration and demonstrations on making homemade baby food, without the hassle. Baby Brezza 3405

2:40pm Learn what to do if your baby needs infant CPR. Baby Be Safe 3202

3pm Mini-Seminars & Demos Exhibitor Location

3pm Healthy Meals from Infant Through Tots and Beyond: Learn fast, simple, and nutritious recipes that your child will love–no matter their age! HAPPYBABY 3405

3pm Feeding: Learn to trust your baby’s appetite. Soho Parenting 3403

3pm Cloth Diapering Basics: Cloth diapering can be overwhelming. Learn everything you need to get started. See samples of different styles of cloth diapers and talk about laundering options. Diaperkind 3207

3:10pm Learn what to do if your baby is choking. Baby Be Safe 3202

3:15pm How to properly install your car seat. Baby Bodyguards 3307

3:20pm Stroller Fitness Demos: Proper stroller pushing posture, mini stroller workouts, strengthening and core work. Stroller Strides 3307

3:30pm Sleep: Learn to take charge in a respectful and gentle way Soho Parenting 3403

3:30pm Baby Brezza One Step Baby Food Maker Demonstration and demonstrations on making homemade baby food, without the hassle. Baby Brezza 3405

3:40pm Learn what to do if your baby needs infant CPR. Baby Be Safe 3202

Here is the schedule of our seminars:

10 am- 10:45 am Raising a Good Sleeper
Speaker: Janet K. Kennedy, PhD, NYC Sleep Doctor
More: Learn the fundamentals of raising a good sleeper from birth.
Sponsor: Naturalmat raffles off their organic Coco Mat, retail $399

11:15 am – 12 pm Best baby gear gurus…. tell all!
Speaker: Jamie Grayson (the Baby Guy NYC) and Jennifer Link (Sweet Pea Baby Planners)
More: NYC baby planners educate you on the best baby gear without a retail agenda.
Sponsor: UPPAbaby raffles off their Vista stroller, retail $679.99

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm Parenting Partnerships: How to work together
Speakers: Soho Parenting and Family Matters NY
More: Learn how and what to communicate to each other for a healthy relationship.
Sponsor: Stokke raffles off their Trip Trapp retail $400

1:45 pm – 2:30 pm Greening Your Home
Speaker: Alexandra Zissu
More: Well-known author, the “green goddess”, tells you how how to raise your family in a healthy home environment. Alexandra will sign your book for you.
Sponsors: Clarkson Potter & Seventh Generation give everyone Alexandra’s  book, “Planet Home – Conscious Choices for Cleaning and Greening the World you Care Most about”, and Mutsy raffles off a their Transporter stroller.

3 pm- 3:45 pm The Expectant Parents Guide to Brooklyn
Speakers: A Child Grows in Brooklyn founder Karen Connell & BabyBites Brooklyn Chana Balk
More: Expectant parents have questions, they have answers. Topics include: childcare, childbirth, choosing  pediatrician, gear & more.  Sponsors: Boiron gives everyone Oscillo & Boon raffles off Flair High Chair, retail $299.