The New York Baby Show features an array of programming content designed to educate, inform, enlighten and entertain. Through a combination of expert speakers (discussing everything form gear, to parenting tips, to safety and other hot topics for new and expecting parents) to influencers (providing opinions and reccomedations on products, parenting and more) and entertainers to keep kids happy and engaged, our content provides tremendous value to attendees. Make sure you plan your time to take full advantage of this hallmark component of our event.

Keynote Speaker: Jamie Grayson, The BabyGuy (returning from last year)

Jamie Grayson—known as the BabyGuy—is a nationally beloved expert in baby products and is the founder of the BabyGuy Gear Guide.

Special Featured Speaker: Dr. Harvey Karp

The legendary Dr. Karp is a top baby expert and one of America’s most-beloved and trusted pediatricians, and is the creator and author of the landmark books and DVDs series “The Happiest Baby On The Block” and “The Happiest Toddler on the Block.”

Nancy Redd, New York Baby Show Parent Ambassador

New York Times bestselling author and mother-of-two.

Bobbie Thomas

Style editor of the “TODAY” show, professional girlfriend, author of The Power of Style: Everything You Need to Know Before You Get Dressed Tomorrow, and mother.

Alicia Ybarbo and Mary Ann Zoellner

Both are Emmy-winning “TODAY” show producers, co-authors of Today’s Moms: Essentials For Surviving Baby’s First Year and the best-selling Sh*tty Mom books, and mothers-of-two.

Megan Colarossi

Panelist on “The Meredith Vieira Show,” co-host of “Parental Guidance” with Willie Geist on, and mother-of-two.

Shari Criso

Founder of My Baby Experts, national spokesperson for Evenflo Feeding, Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Midwife, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, parenting educator, and mother-of-two.

Terri Decker

Educational Advisor at Smart City Kids Inc., an educational consulting firm that helps families in New York City identify public and private school options for their children.

Natalie Diaz

Founder of Twiniversity, the world’s leading support network for multiple birth families, author of What To Do When You’re Having Two: The Twins Survival Guide from Pregnancy through the First Year, and mother-of-twins.

Debra Flashenberg

Founder and Director of the Prenatal Yoga Center, certified labor support doula, Lamaze Childbirth Educator, certified prenatal yoga instructor, and mother-of-two.

Rory Halperin

Editor-in-chief at Mommy Nearest, a mobile resource guide for city parents.

Dana Obleman

Creator of the Sleep Sense Program, parenting and sleep consultant, author, and mother-of-three.

Molly Petersen

Director of Healthcare Marketing at Lansinoh and Certified Lactation Counselor.

Matt Schneider and Lance Somerfeld

Both are fathers and co-founders of NYC Dads Group (now part of the national City Dads Group organization), a diverse support network for local fathers that hosts educational events for dads and their children as well as dads-only gatherings, and boot camps for expecting fathers.

Jada Shapiro

Founder of Birth Day Presence (a trusted local Childbirth Education Center, Doula Matching Service and on-demand Lactation Service), DONA-trained birth and postpartum doula, Lamaze and Birthing From Within childbirth educator, Certified Lactation Counselor, birth photographer, and mother.

Renee Sullivan

Parent, lifestyle coach, and founder of The Moms Groups. She facilitates engaging conversations in 23 locations every week for pregnant women, new moms, stay at home, and working moms. The Moms Groups specializes in professionally led chats connecting moms to each other and delivering the best resources for staying sane in the insane world of parenting.

Latham Thomas

Founder of Mama Glow, maternity lifestyle maven, wellness and birth coach, yoga teacher, author of Mama Glow: A Hip Guide to Your Fabulous Abundant Pregnancy, and mother.

Sarah Tilton

Child Passenger Safety Advocacy Manager for Britax Child Safety, Inc., an active CPS Technician and Instructor, and member and the current Vice-Chair of the National Child Passenger Safety Board representing the At Large population. She also serves on the new product development, technical writing, and marketing teams at Britax.

Tanya Wills

Owner of Manhattan Birth, nationally Certified Nurse-Midwife, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and childbirth educator and consultant for Choices in Childbirth (a non-profit organization dedicated to demystifying pregnancy and ensuring all women have access to safe, healthy, and respectful maternity care).

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