August 11, 2018
9:30AM – 2:00PM


BJCC North Exhibit Hall
1582 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N
Birmingham, AL 35203

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Babypalooza Baby Expo is Saturday, August 11, 2018, at the BJCC North Exhibit Hall from 9:30 AM – 2:00 PM. It’s 100% free just register for your ticket below.

If you’re thinking of having a baby, just found out you are expecting, or have had or adopted a child in the last twelve months then Babypalooza is for you.

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Mommy Lounge

This is an all-day affair, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama will have a nice Mommy Lounge set-up for you to relax and take a break throughout the day. With a watering station and refreshments.

College Count’s Bags

The morning kicks off with the first couple of hundred attendees getting a College Counts bag. We will also be giving out swag bags filled with samples of newborn products during the baby shower games.

There will also be a FOOD COURT serving Chick-fil-a and other snacks. So mark Saturday morning off for Babypalooza and bring the family and come to learn and have fun

3D/4D Ultrasounds

Want a sneak peek at baby? Make an appointment with 4D Mommies Ultrasound Studio. They will have two portable machines at Babypalooza offering mini-sessions as super special show prices. Click here to reserve a priority time slot.

Breastpumps for FREE

Visit with Heartsail Medical to find out if you qualify for a free breast pump with your insurance. If you do just let them know and they will file your insurance and have your pump mailed directly to your home with supplies. They will have several breast pumps for demonstration to help you pick the one that’s best for you!

Daddy Boot Camp

Hosted by Top Golf, this is where dad gets to go head to head and show off his new dad skills by changing diapers, putting the baby in a carrier, testing bottles, and more. Complete the camp and get a Top Golf discount coupon plus a chance to win awesome prizes from our friends at Coca-Cola like golf bags and more.

Baby Shower Games

Baby Shower Games will alternate with Daddy Boot Camp and other presentations. We call it learn and earn. During the Baby Shower games you’ll get to play baby bingo, how big is momma’s belly, baby trivia, how much for baby and more.

10:30 AM – Baby Shower Games
11:00 AM – Daddy Boot Camp
11:30 AM – Safe Sleep, ADPH Perinatal Education
12:00 PM – Creating your Maternity Wardrobe, The Swanky Stork
12:30 PM – Safe Sleep, ADPH Perinatal Education
 1:00 PM – Daddy Boot Camp
 1:30 PM – Baby Shower Games

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BuyBuy Baby will be at Babypalooza to help you sign up for your Baby Registry. Everyone that signs-up will receive a gift bag will supply last.

Babypalooza will be there with our handpicked registry items. We will have strollers that you can check-out and test drive and the latest and greatest everything from sleep to eat. Our expert product reviewer Tiffany Parker and other Brand Ambassadors will be on hand to answer any questions and point out the features we love.

Click here to see our Baby Registry picks.

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Children’s of Alabama will have several departments present [Alabama Poison Control, Allergy and Asthma, Children’s of Alabama, Nutrition, Safe Kids and Speech and Hearing] and will offer the following seminars.

10:30 AM – SAFE KIDS Car Seat Safety / Booster Seats
11:00 AM – Pediatric Nutrition – ‘Healthy Eating Choices for Children’
11:30 AM – Tounge-ties by Alabama Tounge-Tie Center
12:00 PM – Regional Poison Control Center – ‘Poison Safety’
12:30 PM – SAFE KIDS Car Seat Safety / Booster Seats
 1:00 PM – Pediatric Allergy and Asthma

Other Pediatric Health exhibitors include:

  • Alabama Tongue-Tie Center
  • Cahaba Valley Pediatric Dentistry
  • Vital Smiles
  • Purohit Pediatric Clinic
  • University of Alabama School of Optometry


Pediatric optometrists from UAB Eye Care will be on site to provide vision screenings for infants and toddlers. They will be assessing visual acuity, eye alignment and general external ocular health. Information will be available on comprehensive infant eye exams, fitting children with glasses and visually-guided developmental milestones.

Plus the ALFA INSURANCE Child Safety Information featuring

  • Alfa Insurance
  • Alabama Department of Health
  • Alabama’s Parenting Assistance Line
  • March of Dimes
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At Grandview Medical Center’s booth, “Bubbles & Babies…Cheers to the Experience of a Lifetime!”, guests can stop in and learn more about our featured candlelight dinner, register for a Mama Roo, learn more about our Women’s Services and our team of doctors.  We will toast them as they catch a glimpse of our virtual tour which highlights The Experience of a Lifetime at Grandview.

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  • Alabama Allergy & Asthma Center
  • Alabama Regional Medical Services
  • Precision Chiropractic
  • Profile by Sanford
  • St. Vincent’s Health System
  • Eastern OB/GYN
  • Henderson & Walton Women’s Center, P.C.
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At BabypaloozaU we know you want to know what to expect before, during, and after pregnancy. Hosted by Birthwell of Birmingham the Birth Education Center will have Doulas and Midwives to answer your questions.

10:30 AM
Childbirth Education: Evidence-Based Information for Birth Planning
Susan Petrus, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator

You can reduce birth anxiety by gaining birth knowledge and learning how to make informed decisions. The first step is identifying your core birth values.

11:00 AM
Your 4th Trimester
Anjanette Robinson, Birth and Postpartum Doula, Certified Counselor

The early days and weeks after the baby are a tremendous joy as well as a challenge. Learn a little about how to care for yourself and your baby during the “4th Trimester.”

11:30 AM
Build a Birth Support Team – Doula and Midwife Panel
Panelists: Dalia Abrams, Certified Birth Doula and Birth Doula Trainer; Simon Williamson Clinic Nurse Midwives; and Noel Leithart, Certified Professional Midwife

What’s the difference between a midwife and a doula? What’s the difference between a Nurse Midwife and a Certified Professional Midwife? Bring your questions and get answers at this Q&A session.

[Sessions will repeat in the afternoon so you can come in the morning or afternoon]

12:00 PM
Childbirth Education: Evidence-Based Information for Birth Planning

12:30 PM
Your 4th Trimester

1:00 PM
Building a Birth Support Team – Doula and Midwife Panel

BabypaloozaU Demonstrations

The following demonstrations will be going on all day visit the booth.

  • Di Nixi Doula – Cloth Diapers / Baby Wearing
  • Madison’s Mommas – Identifying Diastasis Recti
  • Promised Parenting – How to Swaddle
  • Trio Safety CPR – Infant CPR

Visit these exhibitors

  • Best You 4ward Doula Services
  • Birthwell fo Birmingham Doulas
  • Central Alabama Lactation Services
  • ICAN of Birmingham
  • Mothers’ Milk Bank of Alabama
  • Simon-Williamson Clinic Midwives and OB/GYNS
  • Sweet Kiss Fertility
  • The Crunchy Bean
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Expect seminars on what to look for in choosing childcare, meeting representatives from some of the area childcare centers, and more demonstrations.

Movement Classes
Wondering about infant and mommy and me classes? iStroll Birmingham, Kindermusick, and Zumbini will all have demo classes. Bring your little ones and participate. Our friends from Mountain Top Church will have some other fun activities in the little one’s play area.

10:30 AM – iStroll
11:00 AM – Zumbini
12:00 PM – Kindermusick
12:30 PM – iStroll
1:00 PM – Zumbini
1:30 PM – Kindermusick

Visit with these early learning exhibitors

  • Childcare Resources
  • Covenant Classical Schools and Daycare
  • La Petite Academy
  • Odyssey Early Schools
  • Primrose School
  • Usborne Books & More
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You’re bringing husband, mom, and sister with you to Babypalooza so why not get some great ideas for the Baby Shower or First Birthday Party.

Tables will be designed in different celebration themes like Etsy or Pinterest 3D. You’ll get to sample treats and talk to party planners that can help you make your day special.

Want to get that keepsake photo with your belly painted as a watermelon or basketball or something even cooler? Painted Personalities will be doing belly paintings for only $10.

  • LouLou’s Balloons
  • GiGi’s Cupcakes
  • Michelle’s Chocolate Lab
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Painted Personalities
  • Sharp Soiree’s
  • Swoozies of Birmingham
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It wouldn’t be a baby expo without great resources to help at home from getting the house ready to having groceries delivered to financial planning we’ve got you

  • Champion Windows
  • College Counts 529 Plan
  • Creative Dog Training
  • Fresh Air
  • Leaf Filter
  • Mary Kay Cosmetics
  • MetroPCS
  • Nursing Queen
  • Photography By Tiffany Brooke
  • Scentsy Independent Consultant
  • Shipt
  • Thirty-One Gifts
  • Vida-Flo
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Yep, we got those too. Connect with other moms and mom groups.

  • Chocolate Milk Mommies
  • Birmingham Area Mothers of Mothers (BAMOM)
  • Bundles of Hope
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We promised you everything under one roof and we delivered. Freeway Honda will have the 2109 Honda Odyssey and 2019 Honda Pilot parked inside for you to see. The two popular family vehicles have all of the bells and whistles for your to explore.

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