Mums, mum-to-be, carers, and anyone with a little person in their lives, pop the 2nd June in the diary, as The Baby Fair is coming to the Sunshine Coast!
Chock-full of businesses and services designed to support the journey from conception to childhood, it’s the perfect event to discover options for pregnancy, birth and the early years.
Warm, welcoming and a fun family day out, it’s an opportunity to learn, experience and connect – all under one roof.
Being all about the family, there is so much on offer for everyone!
As well as the expo, there are mini workshops for you to learn more about topics such as childhood nutrition, elective ultrasounds, using no-tox household products, getting the most out of baby wearing, kinesiology for kids, perinatal anxiety, fertility and more.
There will be gift bags for the first 100 through the door, live music, demonstrations on mums and bubs fitness, and children’s fashion featuring local boutiques.
The little ones are well catered for too with a stage show by author Emma Middleton, jumping castle, soft play area for toddlers, and the chance to cuddle a snake or a rabbit. There’s even a chance for the dads to get together and talk blokes stuff!
See you there!
The Baby Fair will be BURSTING with amazing exhibitors. Here’s OUR TOP PICKS OF GIVEAWAYS, DEALS, TALKS and more!
Birds Bees and Bubbas
Do you dream of your baby’s birth? Your birth of confidence, strength, tranquillity and joyful expectation? Your baby’s face and the magic of this first glimpse? Each birth journey is unique, filled with the wonder of becoming a parent. Deborah from Birds Bees and Bubbas is a certified birth and postpartum doula, who will work with you to create the support that you desire for your journey toward motherhood.
At the Baby Fair, Blossoming Bliss will be offering you a chance to win a FREE Maternity Makeover! First prize includes: a $50.00 voucher to use on our clothing range, one free kimono, hair styling, makeup and a deluxe organic facial just to list a few. Head along to enter the FREE draw. Embrace the journey and blossom in style!
Conceptions Fertility And Pregnancy Massage
With over 20 years’ massage experience Conceptions Fertility Massage supports women from preconception through pregnancy and postnatal care. Specialising in Fertility massage, Pregnancy massage, Postnatal massage, Remedial massage and Lymphatic Drainage massage. Head along to the stand at the Baby Fair to go into the draw to win an hour massage of your choice!
Fertility Solutions Sunshine Coast
Fertility Solutions is a privately owned and operated fertility clinic offering patients access to high quality, innovative fertility treatments at one convenient centre. They offer a wide array of IVF and assisted fertility treatment options including Bulk Billed (conditions apply) IVF and FET. During the Fair, Denise Donati (Co-owner and Fertility Nurse) will be speaking on the topic ‘Biological Clocks – can we turn back time?’ and will be available at the stall if anyone has any questions.
Kindred: Doula Collective
Three passionate doulas – Bron from Kindred Birth, Michelle from Bliss to Birth and Mish from Mish Rodgers Doula have come together to provide couples with education and guidance through pregnancy, birth and beyond. Meet them at the Baby Fair for take home goodies and to find out about their Free Information Evenings.
Mama Blooming combines generational wisdoms and certified training to care for mamas through their pregnancy and the postpartum year. As a NurtureLife® Practitioner, Mama Blooming provides pregnancy and postpartum massages, Baby Massage Classes, workshops and private consultations to help parents prepare for birth, and Mama Circles for connection with other mums.
My Little Light Shoppe
My Little Light Shoppe is a boutique light shop specialising in LED night lights and decorative lighting to brighten up your life! Exclusive offer at the Baby Fair: Use code babyfair19 for 15% off storewide! Valid until 31st December 2019
‘You ate what?!’ Have you heard of placenta encapsulation? ‘Ick! Ew?’ But what if it was picked up and returned to you 24 hours later powdered and in capsules? Placenta Vitality offers none of the ick factor and all of the goodness! Full of the hormones and nutrients that your body needs after having a baby! Over 800 placentas encapsulated on the Sunshine Coast. Fully insured and qualified, professional and passionate.
Funded by the Queensland Government, Play Stars from Playgroup Queensland encourages parents to stay, play and learn with their child at playgroup. Play Stars is also a wonderful way to make friendships that last a lifetime. Join Playgroup Queensland before your child’s first birthday to receive a free 12-month family membership. Visit playgroupqld.com.au or drop by the stand at this year’s Baby Fair to find out more.
Shannon Harth Photographer
Shannon is an accredited professional photographer with the AIPP. Operating from a brand new one-of-a-kind, custom-designed commercial Sunshine Coast newborn studio, she photographs newborn, maternity, families and personal branding sessions. She is fully insured and vaccinated. Receive a 20% discount for all bookings made before 30 June 2019 by mentioning Kids on the Coast!
Sneak Peak Ultrasounds
Sneak Peek Ultrasounds is a non-diagnostic centre that offers parents, family & friends, the opportunity to have a ‘Sneak Peek’ look at their growing baby.
They also offer gender reveals which is the perfect opportunity for parents, brothers and sisters and family to meet and bond with their baby.
During the Baby Fair, they will be scanning on-site and offering 50% off the ‘Reassurance Scan Package’ (Fair Special $20.00).
Also visit the stall for more Fair Specials and go in the draw to win a Scan & Heartbeat Bear Package (Valued at $99.95).
Strucket - Strainer Meets Bucket
Spawned from a single moment of desperation, Strucket is the world’s first integrated Strainer Bucket with plug, invented by Sunshine Coast mother, Kelly. Just like a normal bucket (but better), the Strucket makes soaking simple and clean. Never fear putting your hand into the residual dirty, unhygienic, toxic mess again. Taking the strain out of soaking, check it out at the Baby Fair!
Sunshine Coast Psychology Clinic and Perinatal (PND) Centre
Providing individual counselling and group support programs for women, children and families since 2007, this group of dedicated and experienced perinatal psychologists offer counselling for antenatal and postnatal depression/anxiety, birth trauma, adjusting to parenthood, attachment, fertility issues and grief and loss. The Child Psychologists also work with families to help with parenting, behaviour management, fussy eaters, ASD, ADHD and
To the Shaw & Back Photography
Gorgeous maternity, birth, newborn and family photography. Timeless portraiture of some of the most profound lifetime milestones. Offering payment plans, you can also receive $50 off your session fee when mentioning ‘The Baby Fair’.
Twinkle Toes Baby Hand & Feet Sculptures
Offering a range of keepsakes to treasure.
Frames: Have your little one’s hands and feet sculptured in gold or silver colour, mounted with an engraved plaque and presented in a custom-made frame as an everlasting keepsake. Jewellery: Personalised sterling silver pendants, charms and hoops from the jewellery range. Bronzing: Preserve baby’s shoe, dummy or hospital ID band in silver, gold or copper. $20 off any frame or personalised jewellery ordered before 30 June. Only valid on the Sunshine Coast.
When: Sunday 2 June, 9am – 2pm
Where: Innovation Centre University of Sunshine Coast, 90 Sippy Downs Drive
Main image: Shannon Harth