New Tech Picks for Moms

September 15, 2011 9:42:03 AM PDT
Bumb Club & Beyond, Chicago's largest social event group for moms and moms-to-be is now branching out into the suburbs

Bump Club & Beyond's ( event will feature some of the best experts showing the newest technology to help make being a mom easier. In addition, nutrition experts will be on hand and entertainment for the little ones.

It's all taking place at the Microsoft Store at Oakbrook Center on Saturday, September 17th from 8:45 AM until 3 PM.

The first 100 families to RSVP will go home with a gift bag filled with goodies from Bump Club and Beyond(TM) partners plus a special gift from the Microsoft Store. The event is free but space is limited and guests must register to attend. Please register for the Bump Club and Beyond(TM) Live from the Microsoft

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  • 8:45 am - A combined pre and post-natal workout courtesy of the Dailey Method Naperville followed by breakfast
  • 10:00 am - Nutrition 101 for Moms and Babies with Bump Club and Beyond's Resident Nutrition Expert, Lara Field
  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm - Childproofing Made Easy with BCB's Resident Safety Expert, Josh Berliant of Babyproofing Solutions and lunch
  • 1-2 pm - An exclusive "Moms Know Tech" Mom Blogger Panel sharing the latest technology and online trends for you and your family
  • 2:15-3 pm - Kids' Concert with Mr. Singer and Kerri Appleberry!
  • Summer Infant PeekTM Plus Internet Baby Monitor System (coming out this fall.) It will come with a camera, parent handheld unit and internet unit that will allow parent to SECURELY view their baby from the computer. So for those dads/moms overseas, they can now watch their little one sleeping/playing. Or for parents traveling for work (or at work) they can check in on baby from time to time. You get it I'm sure, but this is the biggest feature. It will have all the other great features our video monitors have PLUS this fantastic option. We've also created a free application that will be available on the iPhone and Android (Blackberry later).
  • The First Years Sounds of Silence Nursery Sound Machine Premium with ipod Hook Up: White noise has been my savior in getting Baby J to sleep soundly. This white noise machine is inexpensive and has a ipod hookup, allowing you to play your baby their favorite music as well.
  • 4Moms MamaRoo-This is the bouncer/swing of the future. With five unique motions programmed into it, various sounds and music, as well as colorful toys to occupy the baby, this baby seat of the future is designed to move like you do providing ultimate comfort for your baby.
  • SmartShopper Electronic Grocery List Organizer-This simple device runs on voice recognition and organizes your grocery list into a categorical print out that you can take with you when you go to the store.
  • Uncommon iPhone Cover: an innovative way to personalize your technology with a picture of your baby! (Local company)
  • Microsoft Fitbit Tracker: Moms-to-be, new moms and moms need to make sure that they are taking care of themselves. The Fitbit Tracker keeps track of your overall fitness, sleep behavior and patterns. Simply carry it in your pocket or clip it to your clothing, and the Fitbit automatically keeps track of your fitness and sleep. You can easily upload your fitness data to the Fitbit website with the included charger base station-just walk past it and it's uploaded.
  • Sony Bloggie Touch Camera: Just pull the Bloggie Touch camera out of your pocket and you're ready to capture Full HD video and 12.8-megapixel still shots at a moment's notice. You'll notice the elegant simplicity of a single record button and a large touchscreen for showcasing your shots. All the fun is stored on built-in memory, and you can easily upload your movies to your favorite social networking sites like YouTube and Facebook.
  • ItzBeen: Take your parenting high-tech with this handy timer that tracks basic baby activities. See how long it's been since your baby ate, slept, or had a diaper change, and just press the button to reset. You can also set an alarm so you don't lose track of time.
  • Beaba Bib' expresso: With the Bib'expresso it is now possible to prepare a bottle in 90 seconds seconds, with just one hand and be certain it is at the perfect temperature for baby. The Bib'expresso's unique water flow mixes powdered formula quickly, reducing air bubbles and eliminating hot spots. Product comes with a compact, removable bottle and food warmer that can be used to heat food jars and prepared bottles of breast milk and formula. It also has as a cleaning system.
  • Asus Slate: The ASUS Slate keeps you entertained, productive, and connected-anywhere. The best part for moms is that the display is built with extra tough, but thin Gorilla Glass for extra protection from drops and damage. In addition to your touch, the Asus comes with a digitizer pen that works with Windows 7 pen support for drawing and note taking. The perfect solution for busy moms on the go who want to stay connected and organized!

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