Our Second Annual Bloom: An Event for New and Expecting Moms

We are thrilled to present Bloom: An Event for New & Expecting Moms taking place on Sunday, May 21st 2017 from 2 PM – 4:30 PM at the beautiful Madison Concourse Hotel. Bloom is specifically for women who are currently expecting or who have had a baby in the past year. 

 A HUGE thanks to our Title Sponsors:




And Our Venue Sponsor:


Highlights of the Event Include:

Our Sponsor Tables:

  • UnityPoint Health – Meriter is dedicated to providing comprehensive, coordinated care through their clinics, hospital and home care services.
  • Summit Credit Union provides honest advice and real financial solutions. Helping you secure a bright financial future is their only goal.
  • Blue River Chiropractic is an award winning chiropractic office located in Madison.
  • Infant Swimming Resource of Madison Aquatic Survival Self-Rescue swimming lessons for children ages 6 months – 6 years old. It’s not about swimming it’s about survival!
  • Musical Pathways Foundation relays to parents the most current educational information and research regarding their child’s growth and development in all 6 regions: cognitive, physical, social, emotional, language and music.
  • Physicians for Women  specialize in obstetrics and gynecology (ob/gyn) and all areas of women’s health, including examination, diagnosis, prevention and treatment.
  • Cyc Fitness is a high-energy, music-driven, indoor cycling experience designed to work the whole body, the whole time.
  • Country Financial Representative Katie Myers works hard to help clients secure their financial security goals.
  • Sundara Inn & Spa is a destination spa nestled in a 26 acre fragrant pine forest on the scenic outskirts of Wisconsin Dells.
  • Like A Dream Consulting is a child sleep consulting service that serves the Madison area
  • Wildtree Independent Consultants Emily Koss and Caroline Swenson take the stress out of mealtime planning with their organic products and can show you how to have  “made from scratch” meals on your table with little or no fuss in less than 30 minutes
  • Traditions Children’s Market is a boutique in Middleton that features a curated assortment of apparel, accessories and toys for young children for any occasion.
  • Lularoe Independent Consultant Cameron Simpson is a clothing line made for everyone with its modest style, fun prints and different textured clothing.
  • Madison Family Doulas is a Postpartum & Infant Care agency in southern Wisconsin, with a reputation of excellence in experienced in-home care for families with newborns.
  • SwimWest Swim School uses the latest techniques to bond with and teach your swimmers.
  • Cherished Moments banners are the perfect addition to any birthday party, bridal shower, child’s room, business, or any other celebration that life offers!
  • La Lingerie is a shop offering lingerie, nursing bras, swimwear & loungewear in a wide range of sizes and plus fitting services.
  • Madison Smile Solutions is a family dental office serving patients of all ages!
  • Kilter Wellness is the personal fitness and wellness platform that rewards people for investing and engaging in their own health.
  • A Healer’s Hand offers a wide array of massage therapy, education and Eastern Healing services to provide health from the inside and out. They offer pre-natal and postpartum massage.
  • Anaala Salon and Spa offers a full range of services all carefully designed to create a relaxing and refreshing retreat from what the world throws at you. 
  • Crocodile Smiles Photography specializes in natural light artistic photography of maternity, newborns, children and families.
  • The Crafty Project is a unique space for friends and kids to get together in Madison to make personalized wood signs and other painted projects in their instructor led classes.
  • Allison Fonseca Photography is a candid, documentary style photographer who focuses on catching moments.


Our Featured Presentations:

What to expect during your newborn’s hospital stay after birth and the first few months
Dr. Baumann-Blackmore
UnityPoint Health – Meriter

 You’ve delivered your baby, now what? Dr. Nicole Baumann-Blackmore will share information about breastfeeding, normal screening tests, rooming in and what to expect when you take your baby home.

Managing Your Child’s Expenses with Less Stress
Amy Crowe
Financial Education Specialist, Summit Credit Union

From daycare & diapers to school lunches, allowances and sports fees, raising a child isn’t cheap. But never fear! Take the stress out of managing those ever-changing expenses in this short, stress-relieving session! You’ll walk away with smart money strategies and lessons for teaching little ones smart money habits as they grow.  

Seven Tips for Financial Wellness
Amy Crowe
Financial Education Specialist, Summit Credit Union

From identifying your money habits to developing a smart workable financial plan for your growing family, this session will inspire you to own motherhood while building your dreams and securing financial wellness along the way.

Infant/Toddler Care
Dr. Johnson
UnityPoint Health – Meriter

Come ask pediatrician Dr. Dana Johnson your questions in an informal question and answer discussion.  She will focus on infant and toddler care but happy to address some older children topics as well.


The Giveaways:

We have giveaways from many awesome brands. Some of the prizes include: An overnight at the Madison Concourse Hotel, Ubbi Diaper Pales, an Angelcare Bath Support, a LILLEBaby babywearing system, Crane Humidifers, a Ju-Ju-Be Diaper Bag, A One Year Old Birthday Mini Session with Crocodile Smiles Photography, a Boppy Classic Pillow, and so much more! 

Giveaway tickets will be given to you upon check in. Tickets are based on the event ticket options below. There will be additional opportunities to “earn” giveaway tickets at the event! Each attendee can only win once 🙂

Event Tickets:

We have three ticket options:

General Admission Ticket: $12 + Tax. This option includes 1 giveaway ticket.

Ticket + Swag Bag: $18 + Tax. Includes a beautiful “Mama” swag bag, with items from Mabel’s Labels, Shea Moisture, Smarty Pants Vitamins, Boba Botanical, Bug Soother, MAM Pacifiers, GoGo Squeeze, and MORE!). This option includes 2 giveaway tickets.

Our Awesome Swag Bag!

VIP Ticket: $30 + Tax (ONLY 40 Tickets Available). Includes our beautiful “Mama” swag bag with all swag items including some swag extras: A $21 Gift Card to Cyc to use for a free class or toward a class package, a Pearhead Baby Print Keepsake (a $9.95 Value) PLUS a nursery-themed project you can participate in with The Crafty Project (see below), a $15 Value! This option includes 4 giveaway tickets.

VIP Ticket Holders will be creating this super cute 7″x7″ wooden sign. Roll up your sleeves (only a little) and have a blast as Crafty Project walks you through step by step on making your very own sign. Mamas can choose paint colors from their selection to make it perfect for their little one’s nursery.

Note: Other projects will be available to non-VIP ticket holders for an additional fee.

Tickets will go on sale at 7pm on Monday, April 24th. You can get your tickets by following this link. Every woman will need a ticket (babies and children are welcome and do not need a ticket). Tickets are transferrable, but not refundable.

If you are planning to bring your babe, we suggest wearing them as space will be limited, however strollers are welcome!

Thanks to our Swag and Giveaway Sponsors!


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