Orlando Moms Blog is excited to bring you Bloom 2016 New & Expectant Mom Event :: Learn, Mingle & Make! If you are currently pregnant, trying to become pregnant, adopting, want to be pregnant/adopt in the near future, or have had a child in the last year this event is for you, and we promise you won’t want to miss this event!
This April over 42 City Moms Blog Network sites across the country will be holding a Bloom event concurrently!
As part of a national event with City Moms Blog Network and Dr. Smith’s Diaper Ointment, Bloom will feature partners on both a local and national level. This means we will be able to bring you amazing products from both National and Local companies in our swag bags and raffles!
When: Thursday, April 28, 2016 from 7pm – 9pm
Where: at Downtown Credo Cafe – 706 W Smith St, Orlando, FL 32804
Tickets go on sale on Monday, April 4th at 8:00PM! Tickets are limited to the first 50 attendees!
Get your tickets HERE
But what makes our Bloom event unique? DIY CRAFT TIME!
You will be able to make an awesome craft led by a trending local DIY blogger! Other meet-and-make type events charge $20 just for a craft. However at our Bloom event, you will enjoy food & beverage selections, have mini-maternity sessions, raffles and fabulous swag bags worth thousands! Attendees will have the opportunity to be face-to-face with vendors and have real conversations with industry professionals.
Bloom: An Event for New & Expectant Moms would not be possible without the support of Nemours Children’s Primary Care and Urogyn Specialists of Florida. Each title sponsor will be given an opportunity to share with the Bloom attendees. So jot down some questions, there will be a Q & A time!
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National Event Partners
Orlando Moms Blog is proud to partner with our national event sponsor, Dr. Smith’s Diaper Rash Ointment, Spray and Rash + Skin.
Nemours Children’s Primary Care practices provide services focused on prevention and whole-child wellness at locations across Central Florida. As part of one of the nation’s leading children’s health systems, Nemours Children’s Primary Care practices extend beyond the walls of a single location into all the Central Florida communities where kids live, learn and play. Nemours is excited to bring you two panelists to share valuable information and open the floor for Q & A!
Urogyn Specialists of Florida, an award-winning, boutique practice for women, is led by nationally respected physician Dr. Christopher Walker, who is a a double-board certified OB/GYN Urogynecologist and Cosmetic Gynecologist. After baby or with age, this go-to practice is ready to help you restore what childbirth and age have taken away as 1 in 3 women deal with embarrassing leaky bladders when they cough, sneeze, exercise or prevent exercising. From annual well woman exams, all gynecology and female urology concerns, there’s no need to visit multiple doctors. We don’t deliver babies but we can help you with the rest! With 4 locations and growing, the word is out about this all-in-one gynecology practice, now offering exciting female vaginal tightening, rejuvenation and aesthetic packages. This luxurious office is the backdrop for the professional and friendly staff that provides exceptional care women have come to expect!
Sun State Doulas – Sun State Doulas is committed to inspiring couples to find their personal philosophies surrounding birth and early parenthood. Led by the belief that women are wise and insightful, our knowledgeable, certified, experienced doulas strive to provide non-judgmental support while catering to every need, wish, or desire of our clients. Sun State Doulas will be providing chair massages! Ahhhhhhhhhh!
K. Bri Photography – Photography services – portrait and lifestyle photographer, specializing in children, family, and events. K. Bri Photography will be will be sponsoring free Mini-Sessions at Bloom! Each mama will receive 2-3 frames in their mini session with courtesy downloads! Plus, Katie is offering anyone who books a session at the event a 20% discount! This in itself is more than a good reason to come!
Eddie’s Helping Hand – E.H.H is an outdoor service provider. From lawn to flower beds, to tree and shrubs. Eddie will to the hard work so you won’t have to. Eddie’s Helping Hand will be educating attendees on plant care in Central Florida. You’ll go home with your very own plant…and a greener thumb!
Happy Family Brands – Happy Family organic foods are inspired by moms and developed in conjunction with pediatricians and nutritionists provide your family with the most delicious and nourishing foods possible. Their goal is to make every bite count. Happy Family’s new clear packaging let’s you see exactly what you are feeding your little one and the recipe is on the package. This is goodness you can see!
KATINKA LLC – Katinka educates and empowers moms to give the most precious gift to their baby – the gift of a strong foundation of health. She has a passion to support women before, during and after pregnancy to nourish themselves and their baby at an optimum level. She offers personal coaching, cooking classes and a Nourishment Playbook. Look for her whipping up her favorite craving satisfying recipes by the bar!
Little Boy Blue Bakery – CAKE POPS! Little Boy Blue Bakery is a home based business from Oviedo that creates custom cake pops to make your life extra sweet. Perfect for birthdays, baby showers, weddings, and just because. With every sale 10% is donated to C.O.P.S. (Concerns of Police Survivors.) Together we can make a sweet difference! Your sweet tooth will be satisfied with these yummy cake pops!
Usborne Books & More – Usborne and Kane Miller Books for infants to teens. Home & Facebook Parties, Book Fairs & Fundraisers.
Arbor Day Foundation – The Arbor Day Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit conservation and education organization. A million members, donors, and partners support our programs to make our world greener and healthier. Did you know that Arbor Day is April 29th, the weekend of our Bloom event? In honor of your new baby, the Arbor Day Foundation is giving one tree sapling to every attendee!
Tree of Life Birth and Gynecology – Birth Center in Orlando and Deland providing complete Midwifery care including home birth and birth center birth. Midwifery offers a personalized and intimate aspect to your birth experience. Our Nurse Midwives provide GYN and Primary care services with a holistic approach resulting in a comprehensive Women’s Health Care Clinic
Mingle and Make! – Make a craft led by local DIY crafter. We’ve taken a peek at the craft, and it will be a darling addition to your little one’s nursery!
Sun State Doulas offering Maternity or Family Photography Session ($350 value)
K. Bri Photography offering a $250 gift certificate that can be used towards a maternity, family, or newborn package.
The Dairy Fairy
Sweet Summer Baby
Heavens To Betsy
KATINKA LLC offering a cooking class ($75 value)
Usborne Books & More
Little Boy Blue Bakery
Happy Family Brands
Orlando Science Center
College Park Yoga
Kindermusik with Grow and Sing Studios
That’s right… there are over $1000 worth of giveaways!!!
We are privileged to give back to a local Orlando non-profit group. The Finley Project rescues mothers after infant loss by providing a 7-Part Holistic Program. A portion of the proceeds from the giveaway raffle will be given to The Finley Project.
Attendees will walk away with swag bags** filled with items customized for the new mom and baby valued at over $200! Not only is our National Swag Partner, Fresh Wave, providing 8 oz jars of their all natural odor removing gel, but attendees will also receive items from these participating businesses:
- Annie’s Fruit Snacks
- Annie’s Cheddar Bunnies
- Fresh Wave
- Skinny Pop Popcorn
- Preggie Pops
- Little Boy Blue Bakery
- Your very own tree from the Arbor Day Foundation
- Eddie’s Helping Hand
- Just Between Friends
- Nemours Children’s Health System
- The Moms Magazine
- Happy Family Brands
- Sweet 32084
- And more is being added by the day!
**General admission ONLY tickets are available as well. These tickets are $5 less and do not include a swag bag.
What’s next?!? Buy your tickets! We can’t wait to see you! Get your tickets HERE!
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