All Things Baby: Baby Fair at Shakopee High School Saturday

If you want to know anything about pregnancy, childbirth or parenting, the St. Francis Baby Fair is for you.

Parents and parents-to-be, here's what might be the best chance to check out what’s available in your community for your growing family – The St. Francis Baby Fair. The 2012  Baby Fair takes place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 16 at .

  • Get the latest information on pregnancy, birth and parenting from doctors, midwives and experts
  • Over 100 tables of product and service vendors (including Shakopee Patch!)
  • Bring the kids for free face painting, portraits, fire truck & ambulance exploration
  • See the animals from the Minnesota Zoomobile
  • Free massage or healing touch
  • Reserve a spot for free car seat installation, 952-428-3115
  • Picture taken with Viktor the Vikings mascot and Vikings cheerleaders
  • Sell your gently used maternity clothes to Bellies to Babies. See how at http://www.belliestobabies.net/ 

Schedule of Events
9:30 – 10:15: Dr. Tim Johanson, Metropolitan Pediatrics: Parenting Pearls; Unpacking the Most Common Questions in a Pediatrician’s Office 
10:30 – 11:15: Kelli Schulte, Kingdom Kids Nutrition: Healthy Beginnings with Homemade Baby Food 
11:30 – 12:15: Teresa Jarvis, Park Nicollet Certified Nurse Midwife: The Art of Efficient Labor and Birth 
12:30 – 1:00: Katie Hewitt, Usborne Books: Encouraging Literacy in Your Infant 

9:30 – 9:50: Kate Anders, Pretty Good Dog: Preparing Pets for Baby; Tips Beyond Bringing Home a Blanket 
10:05 – 10:25: Megan Taylor, St Francis Capable Kids: Feeding Baby; Transitioning to Solids 
10:40 – 11:00: Melissa Rezny, St Francis Family Birth Place: Attachment Parenting & Baby Wearing 
11:15- 11:35: Dr. Ann O’Donnell: Allina Medical Clinic OBGYN: Surviving the “Joys” of Pregnancy; Solutions for Common Complaints 
11:50 – 12:10: Stacey Lustila-Siats, St Francis Capable Kids: Tummy Time & Infant Development 
12:25 - 12:45: Kris Beuch, St Francis Lactation Consultant: Supporting Your Choice to Breastfeed 

Blooma Yoga: 
9:30 – 10:00 Infant Massage 
10:15 – 10:45 Bring Your Own Baby (BYOB) Yoga 
11:00 – 12:00 noon (outside, weather permitting): BELLYRAMA Yoga with Blooma Founder and CEO Sarah Longacre 
12:15 – 12:45 Bring Your Own Baby (BYOB) Yoga 

10:00 – 11:00 Minnesota Zoomobile Presentation 

Shakopee Patch will also be there. Stop by, say hi and sign up for our newsletter and a chance to win adorable prizes for baby and for yourself. We can't wait to see you!

Debra Lindh June 14, 2012 at 03:09 PM
Shakopee Patch, Looking forward to meeting you for an exciting Saturday with area Moms, Dads, and babies! And showing off our new organic mom-invented patented-award-winning bib! Cheers, Messy Face messyfacedesigns.com
Lisa Baumann (Editor) June 14, 2012 at 06:25 PM
Hi Debra! Can't wait to meet you and check out the bib! Love the Messy Face name, too. Who else is going and what specifically are you hoping to learn?


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