Autumn Edition 2020

4-5 Apr, Sat: 9am-5pm, Sun 9am–4pm, ASB Showgrounds

Seminar Room

Because no one issues you with a manual on the birth of your children, make the most of the FREE Seminar Series from leading experts on a range of vital parenting topics throughout each day of the show. 

The views and opinions expressed by the presenters are solely those of the original sources who express them. They do not necessarily represent the opinions of XPO Exhibitions. Our aim is to provide information and awareness to our visitors.
Seminar schedule is subject to change. 

All
Sat

Saturday 4 April

Special performance by Baby Ballet
9:45am-10am

Kicking off the Autumn Baby Show each day (or rather pirouetting) catch a beautiful performance by Baby Ballet. Kids over 2 can join in and give ballet a go with the Baby Ballet teachers, but everyone is welcome to come and watch!  What a fun start to the day.

Free

Sleep and settling
10:15am-11am

Dorothy Waide reveals her nurturing approach in calming the most unsettled baby and teaching them to self-settle and resettle.

Free

How to Talk to Babies and Toddlers
11:15am-12pm

Infant researcher Dr. Robert Titzer will talk briefly about the benefits of providing better language environments for infants. Most of his presentation will be focused on giving parents practical tips that have been shown to help infants learn additional language skills.

Free

Toilet Training – less mess, less stress
12:15pm-1pm

Laura does not believe that there is a ‘one size fits all’ model when it comes to toilet training. She will help you identify the signs that your child is ready to start kicking the daytime nappy habit. 

Free

Car Seat Safety - The importance of Rear Facing in the early years
1:15pm-2pm

Come and join Hollie Waugh a qualified Child Restraint Technician to learn all about rear facing with your car seat!   She will be covering this fascinating subject on how children fit and sit, the myths, the science and why other countries have been practising this for over 50 years and have the lowest road tolls for children in the world!  

Free

Hypno birthing the Mongan Method
2:15pm-3pm

Free

Reduce waste and save money with cloth nappies
3:15pm-4pm

Rochelle Searle who works with our beloved Nappy Lady, Kate Meads, will show you how cloth nappies make sense and cents! Discover how you can both reduce your waste and save money just by using cloth nappies. 

Forget the old pink striped nappies, pins, soaking, hot washing and time-consuming folding. Today, cloth nappies look exactly like a disposable but the only difference is that you throw them in the washing machine instead of the rubbish bin. She'll take you through your options and help you find the right nappy for your baby's bottom.

Free

Sun

Sunday 5 April

Special performance by Baby Ballet
9:45am-10am

Kicking off the Autumn Baby Show each day (or rather pirouetting) catch a beautiful performance by Baby Ballet. Kids over 2 can join in and give ballet a go with the Baby Ballet teachers, but everyone is welcome to come and watch!  What a fun start to the day.

Free

Sleep and settling
10:15am-11am

Dorothy Waide reveals her nurturing approach in calming the most unsettled baby and teaching them to self-settle and resettle.

Free

How to Talk to Babies and Toddlers
11:15am-12pm

Infant researcher Dr. Robert Titzer will talk briefly about the benefits of providing better language environments for infants. Most of his presentation will be focused on giving parents practical tips that have been shown to help infants learn additional language skills.

Free

Car Seat Safety - The importance of Rear Facing in the early years
12:15pm-1pm

Come and join Hollie Waugh a qualified Child Restraint Technician to learn all about rear facing with your car seat!   She will be covering this fascinating subject on how children fit and sit, the myths, the science and why other countries have been practising this for over 50 years and have the lowest road tolls for children in the world!  

Free

Embrace Your Birth HypnoBirthing - Megan Lloyd-Smith
1:45pm-2:30pm

What does preparing for birth, and planning a wedding have in common?

Join me as we put straight some common HypnoBirthing misunderstandings and have a bit of fun discussing practical tips and advice on how to prepare for your birthing day. 

Free