What's on at Bumpfest?
From birth plans, to bonding, to building your baby's brain; from sleep techniques, to a survival guide for the first few weeks – we've got all the advice and information you need. Browse our packed programme to find out more.
Who'll be there?
There’ll be top notch advice from doulas and midwives, breastfeeding experts and weaning specialists – plus childcare supremo Penelope Leach, top obstetrician Dr Penny Law and sleep guru Andrea Grace.
There’ll be practical demos throughout the day to get you quickly up to speed with caring for a newborn. From getting comfy with your sling to what to do if your baby needs first aid – it’s the Mumsnet edit of the essential skills you’ll need.
Goodies & extras
As well as a choice of delicious pregnancy-friendly lunches and a juice bar, you can unwind with a relaxing massage – and leave with a bag full of luxurious goodies for you and your newborn.
Last year's highlights
Last year’s event was a roaring success – Dr Pixie McKenna doled out sage advice, the British Red Cross taught us newborn first aid, and Lucy Porter provided the belly laughs. Watch our highlights video for a flavour of what to expect.