Seminar Agenda Saturday



Each day the Baby Show 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. Our sponsors: AQUA Carpatica, BabyCenter, Babyletto, The Bump, Canon USA, DK Publishing, Seventh Generation, WaterWipes, and Motherly will also join us. And our parenting, programing, media sponsors, speakers and charitable partners, GOOD+ Foundation and Cookies For Kids’ Cancer, will also be on hand.


11:30-12:00 – Baby Care 101

Well-regarded experts offer insights and advice on pregnancy, birth, baby, and beyond.

Moderator: Jill Simonian, author of The FAB Mom’s Guide &

Dr. Jill Campbell
, curriculum director, Parent & Me Program, The Pump Station & Nurtury
Rachel Gorton, Sleep Expert, Motherly
Dr. Bob Hamilton, MD, FAAP, Pacific Ocean Pediatrics
Corky Harvey, MS, RN, IBCLC , co-founder, The Pump Station & Nurtury
A.J. Jonesco, DONA Certified Postpartum Doula, The Pump Station & Nurtury

12:00-12:30 – Baby & Me: How to capture professional-like photographs of your children
Your baby is adorable, everything they do makes you smile, but how can you possibly portray that in captured images without hiring a professional photographer to stand by you and take pictures of their every move? Nicole Priest from Nicole Priest Photography is here to share with you five basic tips for utilizing the space and items you have on hand around the household to take better photographs. Bring along your baby to learn in a mock set-up, how you can take better photographs of your children as we go over, angles, lighting, coloring, backdrops, and most importantly, making sure your baby is comfortable and happy.

12:30-1:15 – 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!

1:15-1:45 – 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!

1:45-2:15 – 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. Brought to you by Evenflo Feeding.

2:15-2:45 – Getting Back to You
After baby arrives everyone focuses on taking care of baby, but who’s taking care of Mom & Dad? How do they find life balance in their new role as parents?

Moderator: Jill Simonian, author of The FAB Mom’s Guide &

Agatha Achindu
, Founder, Yummy Spoonfuls
Dr. Jill Campbell
, curriculum director, Parent & Me Program, The Pump Station & Nurtury
Alisa Donner
, MSW, LCSW, Certified Yoga Therapist, Co-Founder of Pregnancy Awareness Month, Founder of #twominutesforpeace 
Donna Ford
, CAPPA Postpartum Doula and a Newborn Care Specialist, Director of Client Services OC & LA, The Pump Station & Nurtury
Lindsay Lipton Gerszt, Postpartum Depression Survivor and Executive Producer “When The Bough Breaks” – a documentary on Postpartum Depression


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