The Bump and Baby Expo is a one-stop shop for everything before, during and after pregnancy.
With competitions, giveaways, experts, wellbeing zone, speaker area and shopping, there’s something for everyone!
The next Bump & Baby Expo will take place on Sunday 7th April 2019 at York Racecourse. Doors open at 10am. Here’s a little overview of what’s on…
Giveaways and Show Offers
There will be free Goody Bags with gifts and vouchers from some of the top baby suppliers in the UK, for the first 50 guests through the door with morning tickets and the first 50 guests through the door with afternoon tickets on the day! Numbers are limited, so get to the Expo early to make sure you get yours!
Attendees also have access to exclusive show offers from many of our exhibitors. Keep an eye on our Facebook and Instagram feeds for the latest updates.
Free seminars from parent bloggers, health and wellbeing professionals, birthing and parenting experts will take place throughout the day in our Speaker Area.
Carrying your child in Lifft Slings and Stretchy Wraps with Alex (Lifft Slings)
Getting Mum Back following two back-back pregnancies and PND with Sally (Mum’s Back)
An Interview with celeb blogger and author of bestseller MUMBOSS, Vicki Psarias with Vicki (Honest Mum) and Sally (Mum’s Back)
Followed by Book Signing with Honest Mum between 12-1pm at the Honest Mum stand
Early language development and books for babies with Gemma (Reading Fairy)
Tickets for the Big Prize Draw are available to purchase from Action at their stand at the Expo. 100% of the ticket price goes straight to the charity towards their incredible work to help defeat the diseases that devastate the lives of sick and disabled babies, children and young people.
The winner will be announced at 2:00pm on the Speaker Stage, so make sure to have your tickets ready – someone is going to walk away with an amazing prize bundle!
Celeb parent blogger, Vicky Psarius aka HonestMum will be signing her best-selling book, “MUMBOSS The Honest Mum’s Guide to Surviving and Thriving at Work and at Home” at the Bump & Baby Expo. A great chance to grab a photo and signed keepsake from this amazing lady.
Visit the Waterstones stand to purchase your copy of the book ready for signing in the Honest Mum Meet & Greet Area.
The Book Signing will be from 12-1pm.
There will also be a number of local parent bloggers at the Expo – watch out for the Press passes and a chance to feature on social media!
Over in our Wellbeing Area, mums and mums-to-be can treat themselves to a little pampering with mini-treatments from Hands That Heal and Neals Yard.
Hands That Heal will be offering mini-massages at their stand to ease away your stresses and tension.
Neals Yard will be offering luxurious mini-treatments to make you feel a million dollars.
Be sure to take this chance to treat yourself!
Activities for Younger Guests
The Bump & Baby Expo is not just for parents-to-be, bring along your younger children too.
TinyTalk will be running an Activity Tent with fun activities for your little ones throughout the day, including:
A five minute introduction to signing.
For those expecting a baby, find out more about the wonders of signing and learn some simple tips to get going in those early days. After all, you’ll start talking to your baby straight away so why not sign too?
Signing Story Rhyme Time!
A 15 minute activity themed session. Join us in the tent for a collection of stories and songs with signs. Put your song request in and hear your favourite nursery rhyme with signs. Learn some new actions to go with your old favourites, a great way to keep your songs fresh.
Toddler Talking Table
A selection of craft activities
TinyTalk Treasure Hunt!
Collect your Treasure Hunt sheet from the TinyTalk Activity Tent and get your little one looking for the clues around the hall while you look at the exhibits. Once completed, return to the tent for your prize!
Along with the TinyTalk Activity Tent, there are lots of other fun things to entertain you and your little ones at the Bump & Baby Expo, including:
Soon-to-be parents can seek out professional advice. Midwives and birthing support experts will be on hand to help with everything from birth planning to preparing for your new arrival, along with lots of great local support networks.
And of course, there will be lots of shopping opportunities from our many exhibitors, including prams, photography, books, toys, maternity wear, baby and childrenswear, nursery decor, gifts and crafts, and lots more!