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Big City Moms Presents the Biggest Baby Shower #BiggestBabyShower

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Last week Lady and the Blog had the opportunity to attend Big City Mom’s annual Biggest Baby Shower event to check out the latest and greatest in baby gear. With over 100 vendors in attendance, the Biggest Baby Shower is a one-stop shop to test out and and get educated on everything you need to prepare for baby’s arrival from strollers and swings to play mats to bottles and everything in between you will need for baby. In addition to testing the latest and greatest in baby gear, Biggest Baby Shower features five panels on a wide range of topics so you and your spouse prepare for all of the challenges and changes that come with the arrival of your new baby. All together this is a fabulous opportunity to explore baby gear and take some of the guesswork our of preparing for a baby and maybe walk away with some prizes to boot!

Tickets for the event range from $65 for a Basic Pass to $225 for an Ultimate Ticket including special ticket packages for couples. The higher the level of ticket you purchase, the earlier you will be admitted to the event and the more exciting your gift bag will be at the end. This year, the Ultimate Ticket level gift bag included a Lillebaby carrier and a Peg Perego Rialto Booster seat. Inside the event, there are lots of more giveaways and prizes to be won as you tour the vendor booths learning about all of the new and exciting baby gear that is on the market.

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Pictured above, lots of moms-to-be exploring the latest and greatest in baby gear and taking the products out for a test drive.

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Pictured above and below, just a fraction of the fabulous brands that were in attendance showcasing the latest and greatest in baby gear including: Bravado, Medela, Joovy,Britax, Crane, 4Moms, Wubbanub, Inno Baby, The Bump, Fit Pregnancy, Sage Spoonfuls, Phil & Ted, Babies R Us, Baby Jogger, Skip Hop, Tiny Love, Buy Buy Baby, ErgoBaby, Mamas & Papas, Motorola, and many, MANY more.  

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Pictured below, the Biggest Baby Shower Panelists.

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In addition to all of the great brands that were present showing off the latest and greatest in baby gear, there were also several great panels to familiarize you with everything you need to know for baby’s big arrival. This year’s panels and panelists included:

A HEALTHY PREGNANCY:  Learn about the hidden toxins all around us that affect our health and how to avoid them.

Gigi Lee Chang, CEO of Healthy Child, Healthy World                                                                                             Alexandra Zissu, author of The Complete Organic Pregnancy and Editorial Director of Health

ALL ABOUT YOU – Enjoying Your pregnancy – Looking good and feeling great!

Liz Lange, Clothing Designer  Maternity Fashion
Jenna Wolfe, Weekend Today Show Anchor, and Weekly Correspondent  Fitness and Staying in Shape
Laura Kalehoff, Fit Pregnancy Editor in Chief  Work/Life Balance

SIMPLIFYING YOUR LIFE WITH YOUR BABY

Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg, Pediatrician, Author • Technology and Parenting                                                          Liza Huber, Sage Spoonfuls • Nutrition                                                                                                                   Rachel Blumenthal, Crickets Circle • Baby Gear and Accesories                                                                             Farnoosh Torabi, Finance Author  Keeping Your finances in order

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PARENTING (from the dad’s POV)

Chris Pegula, Diaper Dude • Navigating Your Pregnancy
Adam Cohen, DadaRocks • Baby Gear
Matt Schneider, NY Dads group• Raising Kids in NYC
Keith Garber, Babyganics

PREPARING FOR BABY-   Everything you need to know.

Dr. Deena Blanchard – Finding a pediatrician
Kira Ryan, Dream Team Baby • Sleep
Jada Shapiro, Birth Day Presence • Breastfeeding

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In addition to all of the mamas-to-be in attendance, Biggest Baby Shower was also attended by celebrity mama-to-be Snooki who was on hand signing copies of her new book Baby Bumps: From Party Girl to Proud Mama and all the Messy Milestones Along the Way.

For more information on the Biggest Baby Shower or other great Big City Mom Events, visit them online.

 

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Jessica
Jessica is a contributing writer specializing in fashion, beauty, entertainment, lifestyle, motherhood and baby gear. She is also owner and designer of the baby clothing and accessories company Teeny Tiny Couture. Jessica loves living in Manhattan, travel, all things crafty and the adventures of being a new mom and keeping up with her sons Noah and Aaron. Some of Jessica's favorite new mom activities include creating costumes and dressing up the most accommodating toddler in the world. You can follow Jessica and her adventures with Noah and Aaron on Instagram @JChavkin or Twitter at @INOJessica.

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