What up Melbs! It’s our fav time of year again, when the increds Essential Baby & Toddler Show presented by Wattle Health arrives to the Royal Exhibition Building, and we are counting down the days!
Taking place from 5 to 7 April 2019, here’s why it’s the best mama event on the planet and you should shimmy your hot mama ass there (TIP: register NOW while tix are FREE).
1. It’s got the latest and the greatest
There’s no denying, this show is our fav as it features the hottest new products from around the globe, with over 150 pregnancy, baby and toddler brands to shop from. Yes, we love a bit of shopping. Yes, we love the newest gadgets that make life easier. Yes, we love the coolest innovations in the mama sphere. Call us shallow, whatevs, we’re easily bought.
2. If you don’t know what you’re doing (none of us do, honey), there is help
This event is not just about the pretty, it’s also a wealth of information for soon-to-be and new mamas and papas. Hang out at the newly introduced Beginners’ Guide Live Forums, which cover a wide range of topics including birth plans, breastfeeding, safe sleeping, family diversity and more. Feel like you are needing a helping hand? It’s all here. #winning
3. You can chat to an expert confidentially for FREE
Motherhood is HARD. Which is why the Essential Baby and Toddler show has an Advice Hub for personalised, confidential, one-on-one consultations with leading professionals on a range of parenting topics. Struggling with feeling like you have lost yourself? Can’t get you baby to sleep through the night? Having a hard time implementing a routine? Need a question answered on feeding? All the answers are here, from baby basics, to safety recommendations, including from professionals such as Child Revive, Australian Doula College, Australian Breastfeeding Association, The Gidget Foundation and more.
4. There is a pram trial track #legit
We kid you not, this is for reals. What a stroke of GENIUS! Yep, there is a Pram Trial Track where you can test drive a whole range of hot pram brands on all sorts of surfaces and terrain. It’s a great chance to make sure that you go home with the perfect pram purchase. Buying a pram is a big investment and you want to be sure that it’s going to be comfortable to use and go the distance. Plus Baby Product Guru, Carolyn Webster (international author and baby product expert) will be on hand to assist you in making a suitable choice for you and your bubba’s needs. Trial a range of different prams from Bugaboo, Love N Care, Uppababy, Babyhood, Redsbaby and Babyzen.
5. Your toddler will love you forever
It’s not just for mamas, your mini-me gets to party too! Swing by and enjoy the live performances all weekend by Peppa Pig and Ben & Holly. Who doesn’t love a bit of Peppa?!
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