CHICAGO (WLS) -- Best of Bump Club and Beyond: The biggest and best event for parents and parents-to-be is back in Chicago on April 30.
There's something for all expectant parents, new parent and toddler parent at this all-day event filled with the best products and the best seminars from top parenting experts.
Lindsay Pinchuk, Founder of Bump Club and Beyond stopped by ABC 7 to give a sneak peek of the topics to be covered and the experts that will be at the event.
1. Breastfeeding 201: Pumping Storing and Going Back to Work with Lactation Partners
Top products recommended by our experts:
Boppy Pillow: $40 every nursing mom should have one for stabilizing the baby during feeding.
A GOOD pump: $86.99 Check out locally based Durable Medical Equipment Provider Ashland Health. They will take care of working with your insurance company to get you your free pump without any hassle.
2. The Happiest Baby on the Block with Dr. Harvey Karp: Dr. Karp will cover his 5 S's for establishing healthy sleep patterns for baby. Dr. Karp is a huge proponent for:
Swaddle blankets $38: Check out muslin options from locally based Monica + Andy. They are breathable and perfect for new babies.
White Noise CD $7.95: Dr. Karp has a great white noise soundtrack with his Happiest Baby on the Block suite of products. There are also great apps and sound machines that can provide the recommended continuous white noise.
3. Potty Training 101 with Janeen Hayward of Swellbeing
Floor Potty: Contours Brave 3 in 1 Potty $39.99
4. Gearapalooza: Everything you need to know about baby gear with The BabyGuyNYC
Nuna Pipa Infant Car Seat $299.95: We'll talk a lot about car seat safety---did you know there is over 70% misuse of car seats among parents? This seminar will address this and how to use your seat properly. We will also talk about selecting a stroller, baby wearing, crib mattresses and more.
Other seminars at Best of BCB include preparing for a sibling, preserving your relationship, introducing eastern medicine into your western practices and more. It's a full day of the best for parents and parents-to-be.