Seminar Agenda Saturday

SATURDAY, MAY 20

OPENING CEREMONIES

Saturday’s opening ceremonies begin at 9:45am, with the Baby Show officially opening at 10am. Attendees are welcome to come to the opening ceremonies, which will be kicked off with the help of our honorary parent ambassadors, Ginger Zee (the Chief Meteorologist for ABC News and a regular contributor to “Good Morning America” and “World News Tonight”) and Ben Aaron (a reporter on NBC’s “New York Live”), and our sponsors, including BabyCenter, Babyletto, The Bump, Canon USA, DK Publishing, Seventh Generation, and Volvo Cars of Manhattan. Our charitable partners, the GOOD+ Foundation (formerly known as Baby Buggy) and Cookies For Kids’ Cancer, will also be on hand. And we will begin the day with a special salute to three local institutions—Albee Baby, and The Moms Groups—for their support of and service to NYC families.

FEATURED SEMINARS

11-11:45am – The Journey From Pregnancy To New Parenthood

Well-regarded hometown experts offer insights and advice on bump, birth, baby, and beyond. Moderated by Renee Sullivan (The Moms Groups), with Natalie Diaz (Twiniversity), Dr. Liza Natale (Pediatric Associates), Jada Shapiro (Birth Day Presence), and Sally Tannen (92Y).

12-12:45pm – America’s Most Trusted Pediatrician—Dr. Harvey Karp—On Raising A Happy & Healthy Baby

The author of the acclaimed books and videos series The Happiest Baby On the Block and The Happiest Toddler On The Block shares insights and best practices for caring for and bonding with baby—especially for helping a new child sleep through the night!

1-1:45pm – Keynote Speaker—The BabyGuy Jamie Grayson—On What You Really Need To Know About Shopping For Baby

With insight and humor, the beloved baby gear expert tells all about strollers, car seats and car seat safety, crib mattresses, breast pumps, baby carriers, and more!

1:55-2:25pm – Child’s Play: Simple Tips for Photographing Children

Learn to photograph your baby’s first year milestones with Jennifer Borget, part-time journalist and full-time creator, mom of two.  Brought to you by Canon USA.

2:35-3:05pm – Breastfeeding Q&A With Shari Criso & Jamie Grayson

The co-hosts of a popular monthly online show about breastfeeding address your questions with their trademark insight and humor. Criso brings 25 years of experience as a nurse, midwife, lactation consultant, and Evenflo Feeding’s national spokesperson and expert to helps moms reach their personal breastfeeding and pumping goals. Grayson, the legendary baby gear expert, has also worked at a noted child birth support and education center to support new and expecting parents.

3:15-4pm – Special Closing Act: The Parental Guidance Panel of Experts

We have assembled some of the most followed and highly respected leaders in baby advice and guidance. Led by the BabyGuy Jamie Grayson, this panel of experts—including pregnancy & birth expert, Shari Criso, MSN, RN, CNM, IBCLC, feeding expert Dawn Winkelmann, M.S., CCC-SLP, and babywearing expert Alex Kaslowitz, TBC—will cover the spectrum on products and expert advice for parents.
Brought to you with support from Allen’s Naturally, BabyGuy Box, BabyDam, Babylonia, Bumbleride, Bumpkins, Evenflo Feeding, Guidance Guide, Kinsa, Paperclip, Sage Spoonfuls

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