SOURCE: Hestia International Inc.

The Baby Show

March 08, 2016 10:42 ET

Talk to the Experts at the Ottawa Spring Baby Show March 19 & 20

From Medical to Music, Ottawa's Premium Pregnancy and Early Parenting Exhibition Diversifies Expertise to Tackle Tough Parenting Questions

OTTAWA, ON--(Marketwired - March 08, 2016) - The Baby Show, Ottawa's largest, highly anticipated, premium event for expectant and new parents, is returning to the EY Centre March 19 & 20.

Featuring national and local exhibitors, the pregnancy and early parenting exhibition, produced by Hestia International Inc., is focused on both educating and pampering attendees. Visitors can explore new products and technologies, learn actionable tips from top experts, enjoy a little parenting pampering, and much more.

"There are so many different ways to approach parenting, and many parents can't even agree on certain things," says Sandy Pedrogao, The Baby Shows show manager. "We have brought together a group of experts who are at the top of their fields to not only educate new and expectant parents, but to help parents learn to come together on the important issues."


Hear top local and national parenting experts speak on a variety of topics and participate in a Q&A after each session. Sessions include:

  • Dr. Paul Roumeliotis: This generation's Dr. Spock, Dr. Paul, author of Baby Comes Home, will discuss common questions about new baby.
  • Ann Douglas: Best-selling parenting author talking about everything expectant parents need to know with a focus on mental health.
  • Katie Mark: Cloth-diapering expert, Katie will run the Bumbini Cloth Diapers Cloth Booty Bootcamp, discussing the benefits of cloth diapering and touch on the basics of cloth diapers.
  • Lisa Flanders: A Registered Physiotherapist, Lisa Flanders will discuss pelvic floor health.
  • Margaret Wallis-Duffy: A Registered Massage Therapist and International Certified Baby Massage Instructor, Margaret will demonstrate the basics of infant massage.
  • National Capital First Aid: A comprehensive course on how to care for a choking infant.
  • Victoria Brown: Victoria will introduce baby and tot music time, where parents can learn to connect with their children through music.
  • Andrea Strang: A Certified Gentle Sleep Coach, Infant Sleep Consultant, and Postpartum Doula, Andrea will reveal her seven baby sleep secrets.


  • SEATS for Kids: Car seat safety
  • Anna Belanger & Associates Massage Area: New and expectant moms can experience a free therapeutic treatment to alleviate ailments related to pregnancy and caring for baby.
  • The Simply Chiropractic Health & Wellness Mat: Parents can learn about infant CPR, baby signing, infant massage, take part in a yoga class and much more!
  • Free 15-minute sleep consultations with KinderSleep to discuss concerns and questions. If baby isn't sleeping then neither are parents.

Saturday, March 19, 2016 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday, March 20, 2016 10:00am - 5:00pm

EY Centre, Hall 3
4899 Uplands Dr., Ottawa, ON K1V 1S2

General Admission: $12.00
Parking at the EY Centre is $8.00

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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