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Charlotte, NC

Join us on October 12th from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites Charlotte Ayrsley for our 1st annual event in Charlotte! Our events are key to preparing for pregnancy, birth, and life with a baby. Learn from experts and tap into a world of resources for every situation you’ll face as a new parent. You’ve got this… with a little help from Babies & Bumps.

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Oct. 12 – 5:30 to 9:30pm

Event Overview

Get answers to your questions, gain confidence in your decisions, resolve your fears… and become all aspects of having a baby! No pressure. No judgement. Just support, resources, and community for you and your growing family. From info-packed, expert-led seminars and demonstrations to local resources, shopping, complimentary activities, and giveaways galore… there’s nothing like Babies & Bumps!

We’re thrilled to be partnering with Jamie Grayson – internationally recognized baby gear expert and CPST – at our Cleveland event, where he’ll host a reimagined, in-person version of his virtual event series, Baby Registry Lab… details below!

Sponsors

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Exhibitors & Vendors

buybuy BABY • Carolina Legacy Law Group • Clishco LLC • Cord Blood Registry • Greater Charlotte Pelvic Cooperative • Inspire Family Chiropractic • Integrative Wellness & Therapeutics • Makin’ It Rainbow • Mama Cave Lactation & More • Mama Me Time • New York Life Insurance Company & NYLIFE Securities • Norwex (Amanda Kostran) • ONE by Prism – Prism Medical Products, LLC • Priscilla Green Photography • Providence Chiropractic • SouthPark and Blakeney Pediatric Dentistry • SpoonfulONE • Star Legacy Foundation • Sweet Pea Chic Baby Box Co.

Seminars

The last 60 minutes of the event, we'll feature Baby Registry Lab, a 60-minute class led by baby gear expert, Jamie Grayson. All of our other expert-led sessions are 30 to 45 minutes long. Take a peek at our lineup below!

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A Healthy Pregnancy

Jenna Rude

Raised on Plants

Samantha Heidenreich Head Shot

Baby's First Foods

Samantha Heidenreich, OTR/L

Integrative Wellness & Therapeutics

Heidi Snyuderburn Campell Head Shot

Birth Planning

Heidi Snyderburn-Campbell

Birth Story Media

Ana Karim Head Shot

The Pelvic Floor

Ana Karim, PT

Greater Charlotte Pelvic Cooperative

Demonstrations

Demonstrations take place right on the exhibitor floor, 15 to 20 minutes long, and are geared towards teaching you a skill you can take home and put into practice.

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Belly Binding

Ase Doula Services

Breastfeeding Positions

Mama Cave Lactation & More

Brushing Baby's Teeth

South Park and Blakeney Pediatric Dentistry

Comfort Measures in Labor

Birth Story Media

Event Elements

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Brands & Backyard Businesses

Exhibitors & Vendors

We curate the events to showcase organizations – from brands and businesses to healthcare providers and non-profits – that cater to new and soon-to-be parents (and have missions aligned with ours). On event day, guests can connect with brands, learn about local resources, shop, sign up for classes, enter giveaways, and more!

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Educational Sessions

"How-To" Demonstrations

Hands-on learning is where it's at! These interactive sessions are designed to teach you valuable skills you can take home and put into practice, like baby wearing, picking the perfect breast pump, and child car seat safety. These demos can help you build confidence to handle life with a baby from day one.

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Educational Sessions

Seminars & Workshops

There's a lot to learn! So, we partner with experts to provide classroom-style workshops and seminars on a wide range of topics related to pregnancy and parenting. Want real talk about writing a birth plan, the fourth trimester and postpartum recovery, and positive sleep habits? We've got you.

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The Experience

Activities & Amenities

New and soon-to-be parents need some TLC to enjoy a busy event day. We get it! We offer creature comforts like a feeding lounge – for peace, quiet, nursing, and pumping – as well as a stroller check and a variety of other perks. Guests can also enjoy any number of activities! From photo booths to chair massages, every event is designed to make your experience fun and memorable.

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Icing on the Cake

Giveaways & Giving Back

Thanks to our incredible brand partners, our guests receive welcome gifts, lavish gift bags, and entry into grand prize drawings. (Giveaways vary by ticket type.) It's important to us to give back in meaningful ways. Guests have a chance to win dozens of prizes generously donated by our sponsors, local business and brands in our raffle.

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Community & Connection

Babies & Bumps Groups

Connections are powerful. We’ll help you find a community of moms to share much-needed advice, support, and friendship. You’ll share your best stories, swap advice, and celebrate milestones together. Learn more about B&B groups and meet other new and soon-to-be moms so you can create your village and find your parenting groove!

This event puts you touch with professionals you didn’t even know you needed.

ERICA / ROCHESTER, NY

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Influencer Program

Do you have a following in one of our B&B cities and want to help us spread the word about groups or events? As a Babies & Bumps influencer, you'll have access to our incredible community of new & soon-to-be parents and brands, and will receive exposure across all of our social media platforms.

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An awesome community of people who want to feel empowered!

JESSICA / COLUMBUS, OH

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