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Minnesota Baby Expo

Provides Great information, help and resources for expecting mothers

Mothers at Minnesota Baby Expo Some people run scared and are worried about parenthood while others get excited at the thought of it. Various reasons form the basis of such diverse reactions.

For example, some people state the lack of financial stability as the one of the reasons for why they’re not ready to have babies, while others would say that they would go against all odds to have them.

Some expectant mothers worry about child care as others get anxious about childbirth. Parenthood can be demanding at times but with proper planning and sufficient information it can be fascinating.

The Minnesota Baby Expo is an event of its own kind that brings down the anxiety and fears about parenthood while meeting its goals of helping mothers to appreciate motherhood. The expo provides information and resources in planning for expecting mothers. But let’s not forget mothers who already have been in the game for some time, and have gained experience on how to go about it. This is a forum for all interested parties in motherhood to interact and exchange tips of the trade.

The venue for the expo is the Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 second avenue south, it runs over a weekend during the month of April. The first day commences on a Saturday morning at around 10am and goes on till 6pm. On Sundays, it starts at 10am and the curtains fall at 5pm. It is one of the most valuable ways to spend your weekend if you’re a mom.

The Minnesota baby expo has a million more reasons to attend. There are normally a number of speakers who come to share topics of which they have expertise during the 50+ seminars on parenting, childbirth, nutrition, autism, baby sign language, laughter yoga, breast feeding, belly casting, diapers and the list continues. There are also fun-filled activities that you could to take part in and win prizes. Some of the activities include a scavenger hunt, diapering race, biggest belly contest and a baby dance area.

There are over a hundred companies that come to showcase their products which are in-line with the parenthood focus. In fact one of the companies that features their services, is a company that avails post-natal body therapy to women in the hospital with-in the first one to two days of baby delivery. The expo goes beyond childbirth and baby products to promoting eco-friendly ways of life.

A Dad’s lounge is available for the male participants from where they can enjoy loads of entertainment. Other features are the nursing lounges that provide resting areas and family dining spaces for those that came in with their loved ones. The Minnesota Children’s museum is nearby and the Twin City Model Railroad Museum are additional places to have fun before and after the expo.

Attending the expo is pocket friendly to all with adults having the options of either paying an entrance fee of $8 or donating five non-perishable food items to Second Harvest Heartland or bringing one of the wish list items from Everyday Miracles for free entrance. Children below the age of 12 enjoy free admission, so make a date with the Minnesota Baby Expo and experience the best of parenthood. You can also get one or two things for your family, and better still if you are a dealer in some of the featured products and services you can interact with the consumers and possibly increase your sales potential.

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