Being a first time new mom can be extremely daunting. Knowing what to do becomes instinct, but it’s always good to take help when you can get it. That’s why I am excited to tell my readers about The New Mamas Expo happening in Queens on May 22nd!

The New Mamas Expo gives moms an afternoon of shopping, learning and socializing. It will be a fun packed day filled with prizes, goody bags, and product demos from some of the biggest names in baby stuff!

The Expo will feature:

  • Breastfeeding “Your Baby Knows” by Catherine Watson Genna, BS, IBCLC. Parents may ask questions about breastfeeding afterwords.
  • Babywearing Demo by Metro Minis
  • Infant CPR Demo by Tribeca Parenting
  • What’s a Doula and how will it help me? by Pushlove Doula
  • What to do when your newborn gets a Fever? By PM Pediatrics
  • Baby Care Basics — bathing and swaddling by New Baby Belly
  • Cloth Diapering or Eco friendly products for baby by Caribou Baby

Not to mention…

  FREE gift bags jam-packed with sample baby products from The Children’s Place, Oxo Tot and many others, mama products, and discounts and special offers valued at $120. You must be pre registered to receive your gift bag.

FREE Giveaways from Britax, Maclaren, Baby Bjorn, Stokke, Phil and Teds, Giggle, Skip Hop, Bumbleride, Baby K’tan, Graco, Episencial, Belli Skincare and more.

So all you local New York Mamas out there should definitely check out this event! It will definitely be worth it. The New Mamas Expo is being held at the Forest Hills Jewish Center in Forest Hills, NY on May 22nd from 2-7pm. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. I recommend buying in advance because that’s how you will get that AMAZING gift bag! But your tickets HERE! A portion of all ticket sales will be donated to Baby Buggy, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing New York City’s families in need with essential equipment, clothing, and products for their infants and young children.  To learn more visit

The ladies who organized The New Mamas Expo is offering one of the After The Alter readers with TWO FREE TICKETS! Everything is more fun with a friend right!? So if you live in the area, and are interested in going to the expo make sure you enter!

How to enter:

Check out The New Mamas Expo Website and come back and comment about which sponsor you would be most excited about getting information from. There are tons to choose from!

A winner will be chosen on Monday, May 16th! Good luck!