Speakers & Demos at the New York Baby Show

Rosie Pope Moderates The New York Baby Show’s Keynote Panel

12:30PM – Saturday & Sunday On The Main Stage

Rosie Pope Rosie Pope, Pregnancy Guru and Founder of Rosie Pope Maternity, Rosie Pope Baby, and MomPrep; Mother of FourRosie’s days are filled with being a mom, wife, designer, educator, TV personality, Amazon Mom contributor, and author of Mommy IQ: The Complete Guide to Pregnancy. Her goal is to bring together the highest quality products, information and expert devices to make each woman’s journey through pregnancy and motherhood the best it can be.
Daron Pope Daron Pope, President and CEO of Rosie Pope Maternity, Rosie Pope Baby, and MomPrep; Father of FourMississippi born and New Jersey bred, Daron is equally comfortable talking about Brett Favre as he is Jon Bon Jovi. It’s this dichotomous background which allowed Daron to transition seamlessly from College Football Quarterback and Wall Street Wunderkind to Breast Pump Tutorials and sought after Diaper Bags.
dr jen Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg, MD, Pediatrician and Co-Founder of the Baby Bundle App; Mother of ThreeKnown to her patients as “Dr. Jen,” Dr. Trachtenberg is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics; she has published two parenting books and has a private practice on the Upper East Side.
Birth Day Presence Founders Jada Shapiro and Anna Merrill Jada Shapiro and Anna Merrill, Birth Day Presence Founders; MothersBirth Day Presence is NYC’s longest-running independent Childbirth Education Center and Doula Service provider and a leading pre- and post-natal support center. Jada Shapiro is a DONA-trained birth and postpartum doula, Lamaze and Birthing From Within Childbirth Educator, and mother. Anna Merrill is a certified Lamaze childbirth educator, DONA-certified birth doula, trained postpartum doula, and mother of two.
conner herman-1 Conner Herman, co-founder of Dream Team Baby Sleep Consultation and Author; Mother of FourConner Herman is one of the founders of Dream Team Baby Sleep Consultation and the co-author of the popular sleep book The Dream Sleeper: A Three-Part Plan for Getting your Baby to Love Sleep. Conner is also the mother of four young children and a former major in the United States Air Force.

 More Speakers, Demos and Family Fun

 

SATURDAY MAY 17TH

SEMINAR AREA

11:00 AM – Baby Wearing – Caribou Baby

Join Adriane Stare of Brooklyn’s own Caribou Baby for an informative seminar on baby wearing.

12:00 PM – Preschool Admissions 101 – Smart City Kids

Learn the ABC’s of Nursery School Admissions with the founder of Smart City Kids, which specializes in guiding families through the various admissions processes in the city for nursery, public, and private schools.

1:30 PM – Is Your Marriage “Baby Ready”? – Twiniversity

Many parents diligently prepare their body and home for the arrival of a baby—but have you prepared your relationship? Join Natalie Diaz, founder of Twiniversity and author of What To Do When You’re Having Two, and find out how to have kids and still live happily ever after.

2:30 PM – Top Breastfeeding and Pumping Myths – Evenflo’s Shari Criso

Shari Criso is a Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Midwife, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and mother of two.

DEMO CLASSES

11:30 AM – Music with Eastside Westside Music Together

Children ages birth through 4 years and the adults who love them can experience a sample Music Together class.

12:15 PM – Rocking Chair Music with Greg Stare

1:00 PM – ZGT Language

Join ZGT for a fun-filled Mandarin class, which will include singing, dancing, and playing games—all in Mandarin! The class will be run by the head of ZTGKids, Valerie Evering, who makes up her own educational songs in Mandarin.

1:30 PM – Singalong with Music For Aardvarks

1:45 PM – Super Soccer Stars – Kick & Play

From the creators of Super Soccer Stars, Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program for ages 12-24 months. Kick & Play is designed to enhance toddlers’ development through play led by instructors with the help of their character friends, Mimi and Pepe!

2:30 PM – Musical Performance by Rockin’ Richy

SUNDAY MAY 18TH

SEMINAR AREA

11:00 AM – Top Breastfeeding and Pumping Myths – Evenflo’s Shari Criso

Shari Criso is a Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Midwife, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and mother of two.

12:00 PM – Preschool Admissions 101 – Smart City Kids

Learn the ABC’s of Nursery School Admissions with the founder of Smart City Kids, which specializes in guiding families through the various admissions processes in the city for nursery, public, and private schools.

2:00 PM – New Dad Boot Camp – NYC Dads Group

Join NYC Dads Group co-founders, Lance Somerfeld and Matt Schneider, for a shortened version of New Dad Boot Camp. They’ll talk about the highs and lows of life with a new baby and the practical lessons they have learned from real dads about creating a great parenting partnership. Moms and Dads welcome!

DEMO CLASSES

11:00 AM – Music with Eastside Westside Music Together

Experience a sample Music Together class geared for children birth through four years and the adults who love them!

11:30 AM – Musical Performance by Miss Nina

12:00 PM – ZGT Language

Join ZGT for a fun-filled Mandarin class, which will include singing, dancing, and playing games—all in Mandarin! The class will be run by the head of ZTGKids, Valerie Evering, who makes up her own educational songs in Mandarin.

1:00 PM – Musical Performance by Mr. Ray

2:00 PM – Super Soccer Stars – Kick & Play

From the creators of Super Soccer Stars, Kick & Play is a parent-child pre-soccer and movement program for ages 12-24 months. Kick & Play is designed to enhance toddlers’ development through play led by instructors with the help of their character friends, Mimi and Pepe!

2:30 PM – Singalong with Music For Aardvarks

 

 

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Attendee Testimonials

"I had the most amazing time all by myself!!! I thank all the vendors who had so much to contribute to mothers, fathers and those to be! I was so appreciative as a first time mom for everything I had learned from this wonderful experience." - Bianca

"Really enjoyed the music demo and sign language demo." - Aurora

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