The Baby Show

the-baby-show-logoVisit The Baby Show, Ottawa’s largest early parenting show, for everything pregnancy, baby and toddler.

September 28 & 29, 2013 | The Ernst & Young Centre, Ottawa

DK Rest Area & Reading Nook

Over 70,000 square feet of pregnancy and baby exhibits may sound like a lot, but don’t worry we have the perfect place for you.

We’d like to invite you to the DK Rest Area and Reading Nook. A spacious area designated for parents to rest up, feed their little ones and catch a breath.

Chances are you — or your baby — have read a DK book before. From board books to parenting books, this special reading nook is designed to encourage literacy and give you a perfect place to take a break. Sit down on a comfy chair and read up on pregnancy and parenting or read your little one a fun and colourful board book. We want you to feel at ease, take a breather and enjoy one (or several) of many titles provided by DK Books for your reading pleasure.

the-baby-show-pic Be sure to visit the DK Reading Nook for story time both show days at 12pm and 2pm. Your little one will be glad you did!

Diono Car Seat Clinic

You are finally ready to bring your new bundle of joy home and you think that you’ve got everything covered. Your baby has a safe and comfortable place to sleep but can you get them home safely? There are few things that are as daunting as installing an infant car seat. You want to do the best for your newborn and keep them safe, so why not let a professional install your car seat for you?

“Most child passengers in Ottawa are not properly secured in vehicles. In 2011, at least 66 per cent of child passengers in front-facing and rear-facing child car seats were not properly secured.”
– City of Ottawa,

Thanks to Diono you can make an appointment to get your car seat installed by a professional from S.E.A.T.S For Kids with admission to The Baby Show! Purchase your tickets for the show online and email us at with the subject line: “Car Seat Clinic” to make your appointment and we’ll make sure that your car seat is installed correctly and safely.

Angelcare Massage Area

Don’t forget to stop off at the Angelcare Massage Area for a complimentary massage from an Anna Belanger & Associates RMT.

Designed for both prenatal and postnatal massage, we want to give you some relief! Did you know that massage can help you sleep better and can also reduce fluid retention and swelling?

We know that carrying a baby can be taxing whether it’s in your arms or in your belly. Therapeutic and relaxing massage — everyone needs some!

Natrel Baboo Family Café 

Your weekend at The Baby Show will be jam packed with so much to learn and do that you’ll need to have a seat and refuel. What better place to do that then at the Natrel Baboo Family Café? Sit down with some delicious food and drink and sample your very own Natrel Baboo!


We are all VIP moms — at least to our offspring and our partners — but what we want to do at The Baby Show is help to make the experience at our show an extra special one for a select number of you!

We have set up a very special lounge for our very important moms. For both pregnant and new moms, we want to offer you a space where you can check your coat, store any purchases that you’ve made, have a snack and a cold drink, have a mini manicure and pick up your very special grab bag. That’s not all though… we have much more in store for you!

There is one catch: there are limited spaces and if you want to make sure that you get a spot, buy your tickets online (you’ll also get $2 off the door price!) and email us at to let us know that you are a VIP mom!

Breastfeeding Room

We want you to nurse your baby wherever you like! But if you need a little quiet and privacy we have just the spot for you!

Diaper Changing Area

Change your baby in this designated area and pick up a sample on your way in!

Seminar Rooms

Learn from the experts! This is your chance to hear all about exercise, pregnancy, birth, new parenthood and so much more from the best in the industry! Visit for a schedule of speakers and topics.

Entertainment Stage

Have a seat and watch as your toddler is amazed by Barney’s live show. You can also meet Angelina Ballerina and take a photo with her all weekend. Don’t forget to join a sing along with the Ottawa Public
Library and so much more!

Honda Health & Wellness Mat

Join us for a special prenatal yoga class from Little Lotus Yoga. Dance your way back to fitness with Dancing Mama. Learn how to meditate, hear a talk about car seat safety, start your infant CPR training and more!

Tiny Hoppers Activity Zone

Come and check out the Tiny Hoppers Activity Zone. Let your little one burn off some energy by bouncing around or sit and do some arts and crafts.

WIN a Family Getaway

Learn more at about how you can win a fabulous vacation for you and your family at Smugglers’ Notch.

Be sure to visit to sign up for their newsletter. This will keep you up to date on new exhibitors & speakers, fun giveaways and some great upcoming contests from Angelcare, Diono, Caramia Furniture, Smugglers’ Notch and more.

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