This event is geared towards Pittsburgh area moms who are currently expecting a baby, had a baby within the last year, foster moms of infants, or moms who are planning on growing their family soon.
An afternoon of learning, fun, and pampering! Moms will get to listen and ask questions of our expert panel, interact with local businesses and enter to win fun giveaways, have their photo taken by a professional photographer at our bump station with an adorable backdrop, enjoy personal pampering like a mini massage, food and demonstrations, and so much more! It’s your one-stop-shop for all things mom!
Whether you’re expecting for the first or third time, have a newborn at home, are waiting for that phone call or paperwork to clear to bring that baby to their forever home, this event is for you. Every guest will leave with an adorable tote bag filled with fantastic swag, enjoy great food, meet and chat with other moms, enter some fabulous giveaways and receive introductions to local experts on topics pertaining to parenting.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
12311 Perry Highway
Wexford, PA 15090
** Please Note: Bloom is geared towards new and expecting moms. Children over one year will not be permitted and due to space constraints children under one year old must be worn in a carrier or held as there is no room for strollers at this event.
We are thrilled to welcome these professionals to speak and teach about all things pregnancy, childbirth, infant care, postpartum issues and so much more. Regardless of how many children you have, there’s always something to ask or something to learn. Here are the experts serving our panel.
Dr. Brianne Kemp, Prenatal Chiropractor
Dr. Brianne Kemp is a certified prenatal chiropractor who is best known for her work with expectant mothers and young children. Her passion is to help women feel strong and vibrant while pregnant and to experience a positive birth for both mom and baby. She’s been helping families thrive with chiropractic care for over 10 years. Her patients fondly call her Dr. Brie. She graduated valedictorian of Palmer College of Chiropractic, is a Presidential Scholar, and is a member of the American Pregnancy Association. She has completed additional training with the International Chiropractic Pediatric Association. Dr. Brie is the author of the blog “Babes and Bellies”. She has been named Best Chiropractor, Reader’s Choice by Trib Total Media and was featured in the “Women in Business” section of Pittsburgh Magazine. Dr. Brie’s office, Live Well Chiropractic, is located in Wexford, PA., where she works with her husband Dr. Chad Stemmler. They have one child, Dane, and two bulldogs, Captain Pickles and Lady Penelope.
Sara DePierre, Lactation Consultant
Sara DePierre, PA-C is a board certified Physician’s Assistant; she attended Chatham University’s Masters of Science Program in 2010 and worked in Obstetrics and Gynecology for 5 years. In addition, Sara has completed the IBLCE’s Lactation Consultant program.
Sara is a Jefferson Hills native and is excited to be working in the community she knows and loves.
Dr. Joy Drass, Pediatrician
Dr. Joy Drass received her medical degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and has been in practice for over 15 years. Dr. Drass served as the Medical Director of Green Meadows Pediatrics Clinic in Columbia, MO before moving to the Pittsburgh area in November of 2014. Dr. Drass spent a year as a staff pediatrician with Children’s Community Pediatrics and then joined Pediatric Alliance Regional Office Division in December of 2015. Dr. Drass has been a Fellow with the American Academy of Pediatrics since 2003 and has been named “Best Doctors in America” 2009 – present.
Katie S. Caldwell, Certified Nurse Midwife
Katie Caldwell received her master of science in nursing at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio specializing in nurse midwifery. She is certified by the American Midwifery Certification Board.
Prior to joining the Allegheny Health Midwives, Katie was a nurse midwife at Magee Womancare Associates and a registered nurse at West Penn Hospital in its Labor and Delivery unit. She holds professional memberships with the American College of Nurse Midwives and the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nursing.
In our passionate pursuit of local, we are thrilled to connect you to the businesses below. We hope that you will take the time to visit each of our table sponsors. From latest fashion for baby to newborn photography and much more, our sponsors are excited to meet you! Enjoy!
Who doesn’t love a good giveaway? We’re excited to present you with so many great items to win, all thanks to our wonderful giveaway sponsors! Each Bloom ticket includes one giveaway ticket but you have the opportunity to purchase more!
Swag Bag Sponsors
Each Bloom attendee will go home with an incredible swag bag full of wonderful goodies and products for you to enjoy!
2017 Bloom Swag Bag
We are working to add to this list every day, so stay tuned for more to come!
Guests will have the option to stop by our “bump” station with an adorable backdrop to have their picture made. And we’ll also have a photographer walking around catching candid shots of all the fun from the event.