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Calling All Austin Knitters and Crocheters - Join the Little Hats, Big Hearts Campaign in Austin

Congenital Heart Defects are the number one kind of birth defect.

 
You may have heard about Late Night host Jimmy Kimmel sharing his family’s story: his newborn son Billy was diagnosed with a Congenital Heart Defect that required immediate open heart surgery. 

Congenital Heart Defects or Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) are fairly common. About 8 out of every 1,000 newborns – that’s about 40,000 babies every year in the United States – are born with a Congenital Heart Defect. Here's how you can help make a difference.

Here's how you can honor babies, moms, and heart healthy lives in a very special way.
By Birgit Sund on November 5, 2018

Time for Fall Family Pictures – Find the Perfect Photographer For Your Family

Temperatures in the 80’s, leaves slowly changing colors, Halloween and fall decorations everywhere – it’s time for fall pictures!

There are a lot of great photographers in and around Austin and many families have their favorite photographer who’s taken their pictures for years and who’s seen and picture-documented their kids grow and change year by year. But, there are many new families, families that just moved here from another state or country or moved within the Austin area, or families who haven’t taken professional family pictures yet.

Read on to find or help others to find the perfect photographer for their special day.

By Birgit Sund on October 10, 2018

Free Mom's Day Out For New, Expecting, And Soon-to-be-pregnant Moms


Are you expecting or thinking of starting or growing your family? If so, don't miss this free Mom's Day Out event!

If you are looking for a new OB/GYN, want to learn more about the birth center, or simply want to meet with some birth and postpartum doulas and lactation consultants in the area, this is the perfect event. It certainly takes a village to raise your little ones and we want to help you build that village in the Austin-area!
By Birgit Sund on May 3, 2018

The Mother of All Baby Showers Is Coming to Austin


The Mother of All Baby Showers (MOABS), the biggest and best event for ALL things pregnancy and parenting, is coming to Austin! 

The event will take place during a baseball game at Dell Diamond on April 17 from 6pm-9pm, and your ticket to MOABS gets you a free ticket to the game too, so it’s an awesome deal. Find out more and enter our giveaway for a chance to win a VIP Couple ticket to the event.
By Birgit Sund on April 9, 2018

4th Annual Austin Birth Awards

The Austin Birth Awards recognizes birth professionals in the Greater Austin area who go above and beyond to provide quality care for the women of Austin. With 60 incredible awards categories, including Best Birth Center, Best Hospital to Deliver Your Baby, Best Lactation Consultant, Best Nutritionist, Best Childbirth Prep Class, Best Birth Doula, Best Infant Consignment Store, LGBTQ Resource, Best Prenatal Photographer, Best New Dad Resource and much more. Nominate and vote for your favorites now.

By Birgit Sund on August 1, 2017

MommyCon Austin 2017 - Parenting Conference For Parents And Parents-to-be

MommyCon is a nationwide parenting conference series with the goal of educating parents about the emotional and physical benefits of natural birthing, breastfeeding and babywearing. MommyCon travels to roughly ten events per year, creating and nurturing a community of like-minded parents and parents-to-be. And luckily, Austin's on their list!

Read on for details about the event and enter to win a pair of passes for you and a friend.

By Birgit Sund on May 24, 2017

The Big Baby Bash - A Fun Free Event For New And Expecting Parents

Are you expecting or recently had a baby? Come join us Saturday, May 6th for The Big Baby Bash!

The Big Baby Bash is a free and informative expo for planning, prenatal to preschool parents. Don’t miss out on testing the latest gear, learning from local Austin experts, meeting other new and soon-to-be parents in your area, and going home with the latest products on the market.

Highlights for parents & parents-to-be include 3 free seminars, goodie bag giveaways to the first 100 people and a spin on the raffle prize wheel where you could win a car seat, stroller & tons of other wonderful prizes! Read on for details.

By Birgit Sund on April 28, 2017

New and Expectant Parents, Don't Miss BabyEarth's Baby University (+Giveaway)

BabyEarth will be hosting its semi-annual Baby University Event on Saturday, November 5th from 9am-3pm. Baby University is geared toward expectant couples and new parents. The day will be full of educational seminars, hands on workshops, and an interactive Q&A session. Each attendee will receive a gift bag and be entered to win great raffle prizes!

Read on for details about the event and on how to win one of two free tickets.

By Birgit Sund on October 14, 2016

Cast Your Vote in the Best of Austin Birth Awards

Remember all the questions you had before and shortly after giving birth to your first (or second, or third, or ...) child?

Which Hospital or Birthing Center is right for us? How can I find a good Doula or Midwife? Which Birth Prep and Breastfeeding Class should we go to? What if I need a Lactation Consultant? Are there any Mom or Playdate Groups in my area? The questions seem endless...

By Birgit Sund on September 11, 2016

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