Meet the Experts Saturday | Meet the Experts Sunday
SUNDAY, MAY 21
Sunday’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, The MOMS—Denise Albert and Melissa Musen Gerstein—and wellness maven and noted doula, Latham Thomas, and our sponsors, including Aaptiv, 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 two local institutions—the JCC Manhattan, and the New York Lactation Consultant Association (NYLCA)—for their support and service to NYC families and beyond.
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 Mara Braunfeld (JCC Manhattan), with Dr. Dina DiMaggio (Pediatric Associates), Debra Flashenberg (Prenatal Yoga Center), Jada Shapiro (Birth Day Presence), and Tamara Hawkins (Stork & Cradle, NYLCA).
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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