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Columbus, OH

Join us on July 16th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center for our 4th annual event in Columbus! 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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July 16 – 10am to 2pm


Exhibitors & Vendors

Atone Chiropractic  •  Aqua-Tots  •  Baby’s Best Beginning  •  The Baby Nurse  •  Belinda’s Beautiful Baby Blankets  •  Ce Moment Photography  •  Columbus Babywearing  •  Columbus Public Health  •  doTERRA Essential Oils (Lori Vaas)  •  FIT4MOM Columbus North & UA-Hilliard  •  Flourish Chiropractic  •  HANDS Organic Skincare   •  Kenny Lou & Co  •  Littlest Yarn Shop  •  The Mama Coach (Stephanie Collett)  •  Mindful Music & Movement  •  Nationwide Children’s Hospital Research Institute  •  OhanaLink Technologies  •  Rachel Collins Physical Therapy  •  Real Mama Co.  •  Skin to Skin Gowns  •  Working with Parents

An awesome community of people who want to feel empowered!



Our expert-led seminars are classroom-style and 30 to 45 minutes long. Seating is first come, first served. Check out our lineup below!

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Baby Basics

Amy Horner

The Baby Nurse

Baby's First Foods

Kellie Green, MA, CCC-SLP, CLC

Green Living & Wellness

Birth Planning

Linsey Griffith

The Ohio Doula

Breastfeeding & Returning to Work

Stacy Notestine, IBCLC

Baby's Best Beginning

Bringing Baby Home

Terry Manrique

Working with Parents

Sleep in the First Year

Stephanie Collett, RN, BSN

The Mama Coach


Our demonstrations are designed to teach you a skill you can take home and put into practice! They take place right on the exhibitor floor and are 15 to 30 minutes long.

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Columbus Babywearing

Breast Pumps

Baby's Best Beginning

Breastfeeding Positions

The Baby Nurse

Car Seat Safety

Columbus Public Health

Comfort Measures for Labor

The Ohio Doula

Gentle Exercises for Pregnancy


Music for Babies

Mindful Music & Movement

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!

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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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