Celebrations begin as The Baby Show turns 21 at Olympia London this Autumn
Having provided a one-stop-shop for over one million parents and parents-to-be to date, The Baby Show with Lidl GB enables visitors to try before they buy, take advantage of unbeatable offers and listen to the nations' top experts within the baby and parenting sectors and even watch live demonstrations to help with those all-important big purchase decisions.
With over 350+ brands and thousands of products to discover, including well-known and loved household names such as iCandy, Lindex, MAM, Silvercross, Mamas & Papas, Tommee Tippee, Stokke', Chicco, BABYZEN', Daisy First Aid, Nuna, Inglesina, Venicci, Vitabiotics, Obaby, Nanit, Peg Perego and BabyBj'rn to name just a few, The Baby Show has been an integral part of supporting families on their journey to parenthood for 21 years.
A recent survey carried out by The Lullaby Trust shows that 59% of parents with babies under one-year-old say their baby sleeps for less than 4 hours at a stretch. The results also showed that 44% of parents think their baby should be sleeping for longer than they do.
This year, The Baby Show is proud to introduce another new and exciting feature ' The Sleep Well Clinic. The new Sleep Well Clinic with Nanit, supported by Baby Central, will aid new and expectant parents in finding the best products to help baby (and themselves) get some much-needed shut-eye. So, this new addition is not one to miss.
As well as product demonstrations, some of the nation's leading sleep experts including The Parent & Baby Coach, Heidi Skudder, Calm & Bright Sleep Support, Gem and Eve and Teach to Sleep Founder, Sarah Patel, will be available in the clinic throughout the event for free one-to-one consultations to offer advice and sleep support.'
Popular returning features include the MadeForMums Buggy Testing Track where visitors can test their favourite buggy, pram, pushchair and travel systems on various terrains, ensuring they find the ideal stroller to suit your requirements.
Parents can also hear from the UK's most respected leading baby and parenting experts on the Live Talks Stage with Boots, which offers a jam-packed timetable of informative and inspirational talks every day. Hosted by Lucy Piper, the Live Talks Stage covers the topics parents want to know about the most. From baby first aid to breastfeeding, sleep, birth, weaning, the fourth trimester and even mental health, taking to the stage at Olympia London will be baby and child nutritionist, Charlotte Stirling-Reed, world-renowned infant learning researcher, Dr Robert Titzer, Daisy First Aid, children's cookery author and feeding expert, Annabel Karmel and consultant obstetrician, Dr. Karen Joash with more to be announced.
Other show features returning include the The Baby Show Café with Joie, Baby Feeding Cafe with For Aisha, with free baby food and a quiet breastfeeding area. Headline sponsor Lidl GB will be presenting their full Lupilu baby range, from nutritious meals, snacks, and purees to everyday baby essentials. Visitors can sample and use their wipes and award-winning nappies free of charge within their fully equipped Lidl Lupilu Baby Change Area too.
For those keen to shop smaller and visit boutique, not on the high street brands suitable for all stages of pregnancy, this year The Baby Show is introducing the New Kids on The Block area. Welcoming newcomers such as Eddie & Bee and House of Margaux, a complimentary Shop 'n' Drop and handy Collect-by-Car service will also be available at the show, making shopping a breeze.
Show Manager at The Baby Show, Mallory Reynolds-Trout, says: 'Bringing The Baby Show to Olympia London is always a wonderful experience but this show is even more special as we celebrate our 21st birthday. We have introduced some new show features for visitors to enjoy, as well as making sure The Baby Show continues to provide everything new and expectant parents will need as they prepare to welcome their little one into the world.'
Celebrating its 21st year, the show is offering a complimentary Your Baby Club ''Baby Bible' to all advance ticket holders and entry into the Ultimate Baby Show 21 package giveaway worth over '5k! Those booking tickets in advance, before 20th October at midnight, will be entered in the 21 product giveaway and one lucky winner will be announced on Saturday 22 October.'
For more information on The Baby Show please visit www.thebabyshow.co.uk/olympia