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The Baby Show

September 06, 2016 11:33 ET

Go Local and Go Green at the Fall Toronto Baby Show October 1 & 2

Toronto's Premium Pregnancy and Early Parenting Exhibition Features an Expanded Focus on Local Products and Sustainable Offerings for New Parents

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - September 06, 2016) - Toronto's highly anticipated pregnancy and early parenting show returns to the Enercare Centre On October 1 & 2. With a renewed focus on local artisans as well as more sustainable offerings for parents, The Baby Show addresses the changing needs and concerns of the modern day family.

Produced by Hestia International Inc., The Baby Show will feature over 130 national and local exhibitors offering products, information, training, and much needed pampering for expecting and new parents.

"Parents are looking for safe and sustainable products and services whenever possible," says Sandy Pedrogao, The Baby Show's show manager. "One of the biggest issues is that those types of products aren't always visible. We're excited to introduce these eco-friendly and local products and services to new parents at The Baby Show."

SHOW HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Healthy Moms Toronto Zone (expanded): A dedicated area for exhibitors focusing on health and wellness and natural/organic/ecofriendly products and services specifically for moms and babies.
  • Etsy Junior Area: A section on the show floor for artisans showcasing handmade, local products from brands found on Etsy.
  • Prenatal yoga classes: With a focus on body awareness and relaxation, expectant moms who take part can win one of 20 yoga mats from Gaiam.
  • VIP Baby Shower: Sponsored by Dear-Born Baby, 50 lucky moms-to-be will win a coveted spot at the most exclusive baby shower in town with an impressive grand prize!

COOL STUFF

  • Little Feet 3D: 3D ultrasounds allow expectant parents to see what their baby actually looks like.
  • Peace Collective: Unique tees for adults and babies. $4 of each t-shirt sale goes to Breakfast for Learning charity.
  • Dads with Attitude: Hip hop inspired onesies for baby.
  • Dressed to Deliver: Birthing gowns that provide a stylish alternative to hospital gowns.
  • Hotmilk Lingerie: Maternity and nursing wear.
  • Wall Wear: Custom wall decals for home and nursery.
  • Diono: Launching a new travel bassinet, the Dreamliner.
  • Lulla Doll: Innovative new sleep aid for baby that tired parents will love.

EXPERT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dr. Paul Roumeliotis: This generation's Dr. Spock, Dr. Paul, author of Baby Comes Home, will discuss caring for your newborn baby from head to toe.
  • Taya Griffin: Well-known for helping mothers achieve their breastfeeding goals, Taya will discuss how to get off to the best breastfeeding start.
  • Dara Bergeron: Creator of Belly Bootcamp fitness for modern mommies, Dara will go through pregnancy exercise through the trimesters with a focus on health and wellness instead of weight loss.
  • Ann Douglas: The best-selling parenting author will discuss the truth about parenthood.
  • Margaret Wallis-Duffy: A Registered Massage Therapist and International Certified Baby Massage Instructor, Margaret will demonstrate the basics of infant massage.

When:
Saturday, October 1, 2016 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, October 2, 2016 10:00am - 5:00pm

Where:
Enercare Centre, Hall D
Exhibition Place
100 Princes' Blvd., Toronto, ON M6K 3C3

Details:
General Admission: $15.00
Kids 12 and under are free

About The Baby Show
The Baby Show is produced by Hestia International Inc., which has been in the parenting industry for over 10 years. As publisher of Oh Baby! Magazine -- a free digest-sized pregnancy and early parenting magazine distributed across Canada, its goal is to educate new and expectant parents through print media, social media and the consumer show platform.

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For more information, visit http://www.thebabyshows.com/toronto/fall/.

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