Saturday, April 27, 2024
10 AM - 4 PM

Welcome to Baby Fair! Connect with the information and resources you need most as an expecting parent or caregiver of a child ages 0 – 2. Enjoy baby and me activities, expert presentations on topics like sleep, mealtimes, parents’ rights, and more. Get in touch with local organizations that serve infants and families. Drop in for a few hours or spend the day!
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Get a valuable knowledge boost in just 30 minutes! Toys and soft play will be available – wigglers are welcome!

Creating Positive Mealtimes: 10:30 AM & 11:30 AM
With Jamie Brackemyer, M.S., CCC-SLP Speech Language Pathologist & Feeding Therapist at Let’s Talk Pediatric Therapy

Parental Self-Care and Self-Compassion: 11 AM & 12 PM
With Rachel M. Menge, LCSW, PMH-C, Mind Made Well Counseling PLLC

Newborn Care: 12:30 PM & 1:30 PM
With Rupal Upadhyay, MD, Associates in Pediatrics, SC

Parents' Rights in the Workplace: 1 PM & 2 PM
With Mary Gerak, Attorney

Navigating Infant Sleep: 2:30 PM
With Danyale Washington, Certified Sleep Consultant, Post-Partum Doula, and New Parent Educator
CEO & Founder of Sweet Piece Solutions  

Following each presentation, stop by the Ask An Expert table with your questions.



Drop in for quality time with your little one. Classes are 15 minutes, except where noted. Admission is first come, first served.

10 AM BALibrary Baby Time

10:30 AM OR 11 AM Baby & Me Yoga with Hop Along Yogi Kids Yoga

11:30 AM OR 12 PM Baby & Me Sign Language with Sign With Katy

12:30 PM BALibrary Baby Time

1 PM OR 1:30 PM Baby Massage with Nurtured Pathways Infant Massage

2 PM OR 2:30 PM Music Together with Grow Music Academy

3 PM Pre/Post Natal Yoga with Empowered Mama Fitness (25 minute session)

3:30 PM BALibrary Baby Time  



Car Seat Safety Information from the Barrington Countryside Fire Protection District

Baby Footprint Painting

Soft Play Baby Gym

11:30-2:30 PM - Showcase of Local Organizations:

*A Baby Place
*Bright Start
*BStrong Together
*Empowered Mama Fitness
*Good Shepherd Birthing Center
*Goldfish Swim School
*Options and Advocacy for McHenry County
*Postpartum Support International