Washington DC ‐ MommyCon travels to Chicago on August 22nd for the third annual Babywearing World Record event hosted by Beco Baby Carrier plus an amazing line‐up of speakers and workshops.
In addition to the Babywearing World Record, event attractions include 50 exhibitors, the Beco & Ergobaby Babywearing Lounge, the Cloth Diaper Resource Center with Dirty Diaper Laundry, Evenflo Feeding Lounge, Babyganics Clean Play Zone, The Baby Guy Gear Area and Baby Care Area with Baby Comfy Care.
Jennifer Labit, CEO and Founder of Cotton Babies, a leader in the cloth diaper industry, will be presenting Cloth Diapering 101 as she shares the Cotton Babies story and an introduction to cloth diapering products. Jessica Martin‐Weber of The Leaky Boob, a mom of six and breastfeeding advocate, will provide a humorous look at how nourishing babies and toddlers can nourish the mother in her presentation, Boobs & Bottles: Epic Milk. During Comedy Hour with Bunmi Laditan of the Honest Toddler, no topic is off‐limits. Laditan will also give a sneak peak of her newest book coming out in 2015, “Toddlers are A**holes” from Workman Publishing. Shari Criso, IBCLC, a Registered Nurse, Certified Nurse Midwife, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC), joins MommyCon to debunk breastfeeding myths and empower women to succeed in their breastfeeding journeys in her presentation, Breastfeeding Myths. Jamie Grayson, The Baby Guy NYC, is a Child Passenger Safety Technician, TV personality and baby gear expert. His presentation, Car Seat Safety with the Baby Guy NYC, is a factual and informative look at car seats for every budget, the importance of rearfacing and transitioning to the next seat style (Q&A included). Jamie will also host the highly popular giveaways at the close of Saturday’s event.
Additional workshops at MommyCon DC will include: Babywearing 101, Wrapping 101, Becoming a Babywearing Educator, Environmentally Friendly Menstruation Products, Potty Training and Sleep Consultations with Sleep Expert, Rebecca Michi. All events will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center at 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC. The event time is 9:00am‐5:00pm. Tickets are $40 and are available at www.mommycon.com.
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MommyCon is a boutique style convention dedicated to bringing together modern parents and mothers‐to‐be. MommyCon focuses on natural and organic parenting methods while creating realistic expectations in this modern world. This year’s event features a full day of seminars and workshops geared toward parents‐to‐be, new parents and parents of toddlers and beyond. With over $10,000 worth of giveaways and gift bags for all attendees, this event will leave every parent feeling part of an awesome community.