Bloom: A Celebration of Motherhood for New & Expecting Moms


St. Louis Mom is thrilled to announce our 1st Annual Bloom: A Celebration of Motherhood virtual event! We are linking arms with the City Mom Collective {our parent site} as well as 50 other Sister Sites across the nation to celebrate moms as they enter into motherhood for the first, second, third, or more time!!!

This exclusive event is geared towards moms, dads, and grandparents who are planning to grow their family, currently expecting, in their first year of motherhood, or fostering/adopting little ones. This year, to protect the safety of all moms, we will be holding the event virtually in partnership with our title sponsor Missouri Baptist Medical Center!

Join us for an afternoon of virtual fun at Bloom, all meant to encourage and equip you for motherhood! We are so excited to connect you with the premier resources in prenatal and postpartum care here in St. Louis. This will be an afternoon of surprise guests, sponsor spotlights, a LIVE panel with experts from Missouri Baptist Medical Center … and SWAG AND GIVEAWAYS! Y’all, wait until you see how amazing these items are!

VIP Tickets Include:

  • VIP swag bag that includes premiere items
  • Eligible to win ALL of our fantastic giveaways, INCLUDING our premiere 5 giveaways!

General Admission Tickets Include:

  • Swag bag (minus premiere items) and eligible to win all giveaways, minus top 5 premiere giveaways

The Details

When: Virtual Event on Sunday, October 18, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm 

Where: Bloom Event Page on Facebook (and from the comfort and safety of your home!)  

Socially-distant Swag and Giveaway Pick Up:*: Saturday, October 24 from 2-4 pm at Longview Farm Park

 Come pick up your FABULOUS swag bag, giveaway items, grab some tasty pre-packaged treats to satisfy those cravings, and have your photo taken in front of our beautiful photo backdrop! Or drive by and we’ll bring your bag to your car! St. Louis Mom will be following all guidelines from the CDC to ensure the safety of all attendees.

*If you are unavailable for pick-up on this date, a porch pick-up option will be offered.

Title Sponsor

We are honored to partner with our title sponsor, Missouri Baptist Medical Center, to host Bloom! MoBap is a premier hospital here in St. Louis and boasts one of the best maternity hospitals in the state. We’re excited to hear from them during our LIVE panel discussion at Bloom, in addition to hearing from experts from MoBap Baby, WashU Fertility, Lactation Specialists, Nutrition, Physical Therapy, and more!

Swag Sponsors

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Giveaway Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

STL Doulas of Color Collective

Welcome to STL Doulas of Color Collective! We proudly provide culturally competent care to mothers and families in the St. Louis area, education to the community with focus around choice, and space for other doulas of color to thrive.

Legacy Physical Therapy

Legacy Physical Therapy focuses on helping women get their bodies back in shape through the many stages of life. From leaking bladders to pelvic pain, whether you are pregnant, just had a baby, or your children are grown. Their goal is to return your body to wellness without medication or surgery. They offer phone consultations, and virtual visits from the comfort of your home.

Lass & Laddie Children’s Boutique

With charming character and historic landmark status, the specialty children’s shop, located at 161 W. Jefferson Ave. since 2007, offers an eclectic array of one-of-a-kind clothing, accessories and gifts for kids in modern, vintage and handmade styles. The unique boutique, which is the sole local seller of many of its artisan-made labels, carries girls’ sizes infant to 10 and boys’ sizes infant to 4 in onesies to rompers to dresses by best-selling handmade and boutique brands.

Greater St. Louis Babywearing

Greater St. Louis Babywearing (formerly BWI of St. Louis Gateway), has been serving the babywearing community of the St Louis metropolitan area and Metro East since 2010. This organization empowers caregivers through educational meetings, online support, distribution of literature, and outreach events in a safe, welcoming, and accessible environment. They also maintain a library of carriers that offers caregivers the opportunity to experience the broad spectrum of carrier options available.

Materra Method

Materra Method was created to empower pregnant and postpartum women to take on motherhood with strength and confidence.

With thoughtful research, hands on experience, and technical education, Founder and Owner, Abby, developed a method for exercise specifically for the pre- and postnatal period. When you workout with Materra Method you can be sure you are safe and that you will feel a little bit taller and stronger when you finish.

The Tiny Tracker

The TinyTracker™ is a daily playbook for parents of newborns. Keep track of feedings, memories, and milestones in a beautifully designed, intuitive and handy custom-bound book. It’s not just another fancy spreadsheet. The TinyTracker™ is a customized planner, memory book AND development tool all in one. Founder and Owner, Lauren, is a mom of twins and will share all about this labor of love design to help moms manage the overwhelm of the newborn days!

Mother Load Bags

Looking to bring order to the chaos of your diaper bag?? Mother Load baby bags are designed in the USA, creating an eco-friendly and attractive alternative to plastic storage bags. They are made with a see-through, stretch-mesh front to quickly identify what’s inside, and a water-resistant, ultra-soft nylon back to protect from spills. And, most importantly, the bags are reusable and can be machine washed and quickly dripped dry. Local and mom-owned, Mother Load will quickly become your favorite baby product!

Amy Britton Photography

Amy is a St. Louis photographer who loves serving her clients by capturing milestones they will treasure for the rest of their lives. Her specialities include intimate weddings and elopements, and maternity and newborn photography.  She is a natural light photographer mostly known for capturing joy, romance, love, and naturally sweet moments in life. She’d love to help you capture life’s most joyful moments today!

Sleepyhead Solutions

Local mom Renee Wasserman is a sleep coach and child behavior consultant who understands how frustrating parenting can be and how exhausting it is to have a child who won’t sleep. She loves to help parents bring calmness to their home and teach their children to sleep through the night and take consistent naps each day. She genuinely cares about each child’s progress and prides herself in being available to you each step of the way. Contact Renee for your free 10 minute consultation!