Be Part of The Baby & Family Expo Philippines 2013

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Here is one Expo mums wouldn’t want to miss. This event is a gathering of many trusted and interesting names in different industries that share the same passion for babies and families. If you do not have plans for the weekend yet, you might as well check out the Baby & Family Expo Philippines 2013 happening this weekend, 06-08 December at the SMX Convention Center, in Mall Of Asia. Read more about this exciting event in this press release:

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The biggest family event of the year Baby & Family Expo Philippines 2013 presents Family Fashion Weekend featuring apparels from country’s finest brands – Cotton On Kids, Petit Bateau, Mothercare Philippines and F&X Philippines, happening on Saturday December 07, at Hall 1, SMX Convention Center Manila, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.

This parent and child tandem fashion show will feature the weekly finalists of the #BibongBaby contest, an online photo and video contest of the Baby & Family Expo 2013. The collection will showcase holiday children’s wear in a tropical country. From blue to orange hues, the outfits will depict the expo’s lively theme.

Cotton On Kids collection will bring the spirit, edginess and fashionability of its parent brand, Cotton On, world renowned Australian brand, Cotton On, which opened stores in the Philippines a year ago. Its range of children’s apparel and accessories offers the latest styles that allow even the littlest personalities to shine through.

Another runaway collection will be all the way from France. Petit Bateau will stage fashionable yet comfortable casual wardrobe for kids. The French label began as an innovator in kid’s underwear in 1893 and has been committed to bringing comfort, freedom of movement, and the softest fabrics to kids, and even to adults.

Aside from baby essentials like feeding, bathing, travel equipment and toys, Mothercare Philippines has a collection of fabulous children’s clothing, which will be featured at the fashion show.  For expectant mothers, they also have maternity clothing to make they stay fashionable.

F&X Philippines will offer not just stylish children’s wear but also comfortable and versatile outfits. The collection emanates coolness and fun, giving the kids confidence and bringing out one’s individuality.

The Family Fashion Weekend is part of the three-day fun-filled event from December 06-08, 2013 organized by MediaCom Solutions Inc. and co-presented by Cordlife Philippines, the leading cord blood and tissue banking service provider in the country. The Baby & Family Expo Philippines dubbed as “Welcoming Life, Love and Care”, is dedicated to nurture family development and child care. It covers the stages of family growth from pregnancy, maternity, newborns, toddlers and early childhood. The event will also feature educational talks and seminars, exciting activities like Family Olympics and Family Fashion Weekend and exclusive discounts from over 200 exhibitors.

The family expo will also feature inspirational talks by celebrity parents like Azkals coach Michael Weiss as he talks about ‘Coaching the Azkals and Coaching Your Kids’, host, author and Mercato founder RJ Ledesma will also share tips on Daddy 101. On The Money host and The Master’s Academy president, Edric Mendoza will also talk about Homeschooling while dancing diva Regine Tolentino and Bb. Pilipinas- Universe title holder and actress Nina Ricci Alagao-Flores will share their memorable experiences in Parenting 101. MTRCB Chairman Atty. Eugenio Villareal and actress, host and co-producer of MOMents and MTRCB Board Member Gladys Reyes- Sommereux will tackle about ‘Child Friendly Content and Parental Guidance on Responsible Media Consumption.’ Moonstar88 vocalist, Acel van Ommen and Starstruck avenger Jade Lopez will also give a talk on Right Start’s advocacy.

Here is the list of schedule for the 3-day Expo: 

DAY 1: Friday, December 06, 2013



10:00 – 10:30

Media & Guest Registration

10:30 – 10:40

Opening Ceremony

Prayer and Anthem by the

Center for Pop Music Philippines

10:40 – 10:50


Welcoming Messages and Acknowledgements:

  • Mr. David Abrenilla, Chief Executive Officer of MediaCom Solutions, Inc. and Managing Director of the Baby & Family Expo PH 2013
  • Nina Ricci Alagao-Flores, Bb. Pilipinas-Universe title holder and celebrity mom
  • Regine Tolentino, actress, TV host, dancing diva, fashion designer, owner of Regine’s Boutique and RT Studios
  • Gladys Reyes, actress, host of MOMents and MTRCB board member
  • Antonino “Tony” Calixto, Mayor of Pasay

And representatives from:

  • Cordlife Medical Philippines, Inc.
  • Picar Development, Inc.
  • Johnson & Johnson Philippines
  • Ever Bilena – Cussons

10:50 – 10:55

Ribbon Cutting and Expo Tour

10:55 – 11:10

McDonald’s Ronald and the Gang Show and Games

11:10 – 11:30

World Vision

“Making our country a better place to live in; The Value of Child Sponsorship”  with Atty. Alex Lacson

11:30 – 12:00

“Mastering the Harmony of Family Wealth”

With Wilson Lee Flores, Palanca Award Winner and The Philippine Star Columnist

12:00 – 12:30

“Coaching the Azkals and Coaching Your Kids” with Coach Michael Weiss of the Azkals

12:30 – 12:40

Entertainment Segment by the Center for Pop Music Philippines

12:40 – 1:10

The Medical City

“Pregnancy Preparation: What to expect when you’re expecting” with Dr. Christopher Soriano, MD, Assistant Professor at Ateneo de Manila University School of Medicine and Public Health

1:10 – 1:40

The Medical City

“Preparing and Dealing with Childbirth” with Dr. Sheila Marie Pineda

1:40 – 1:45


1:45 – 2:00

Grace To Be Born

“Shelter for Pregnant Women in Crisis” with Reylindo Ortega, founder and managing director of Grace to be Born

2:00 – 2:30


“Your Baby’s Cord Blood: Why Bank It?” with Dr. Arvin Faundo, Medical Director of Cordlife Philippines

2:30 – 3:00

“New Digital Media Habits of Young Children” with Janette Toral, e-commerce and digital marketing specialist and founder of

3:00 – 4:00

Celebrity Mom Magazine

“Getting Your Pre-Baby Body Back”

with Erika Coronel, Associate Editor

4:00 – 4:30

Picar Development, Inc. Presentation

4:30 – 5:00

Medela Moms

“Ensuring the Best Start for Mother and Child: The First Hour and Beyond”

5:00 – 5:30

The Medical City

“Stay Sexy while Pregnant: A Beauty and Fashion Talk”with Dr. Regina Carmela Santiago-Aquias, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency and Active Consultant, Dept of OBGYN at The Medical City

5:30 – 6:00

De La Salle University Medical Center

“Vaccines for Babies” with Dr. Jo-Anne De Castro

6:00 – 6:15

Smart Steps Company Presentation

6:15 – 6:30

Song Number by WCOPA Winner Chacha Canete

6:30 -7:00

Right Start

“Making a Difference in a Child’s Life” with

Acel van Ommen, singer, composer and co-founder of Right Start and Jade Lopez, Starstruck Avenger and Right Start Advocate

7:00 – 7:30

Day 1 Closing Remarks

DAY 2: Saturday, December 07, 2013 



10:00 – 10:15

“Karate for Kids!”

Coach & Kids Taekwondo Demo

10:15 – 10:30

Petit Bateau

France’s most loved children’s wear since 1893: Petit Bateau”

10:30 – 11:00

Giant Carrier

“Importance of Car Seat” with Mr. Fernando Pahati

11:00 – 11:30

“Daddy 101” with RJ Ledesma, author, columnist, host and founder of Mercato

11:30 – 12:00

The Medical City

Understanding Breast Cancer” with Dr. Aldine Astrid Basa

12:00 – 12:15

Primaries Development Corporation

12:15 – 12:30

Entertainment Segment by the Center for Pop Music Philippines

12:30 – 12:45

“Numa the Organic & Eco Baby Store” by Bryan Chua from Numa

12: 45 – 1:00

Cycles Company Presentation

1:00 – 2:00

Family Olympics

Daddy Speed Diaper Changing Challenge

Grocery Shopping Dash

Goldilocks’ Decorate Your Cake

2:00 – 2:30


“Your Baby’s Cord Blood: Why Bank It?” with Dr. Arvin Faundo, Medical Director of Cordlife Philippines

2:30 – 3:00

De La Salle University Medical Center

“Developmental Milestones in Children” with Dr. Madeleine Sosa, Pedia Neurologist

3:00 – 3:15

Stardust / Child Care

“Nutri-dell, your guide to your baby’s healthy eating habits”

3:15 – 3:45

Lotte Xylitol Dental Health Gum Presentation

3:45 – 3:50


3:50 – 4:20

“The Importance of Family Values in the 21st Century” with Judah Paolo, president and co-founder of Lead Out Coaching & Consultancy Inc. TV and Events Host

4:20 – 4:50

“Homeschooling101: Will it work for your kid?” with Edric Mendoza, ANC’s “On The Money” Host and President of The Master’s Academy

4:50 – 5:20

“21st Century Learning”  with Anna Dominique “Nikki” Coseteng, former lawmaker and current president of Diliman Preparatory School

5:20 – 5:50

“My Life as a Celebrity Mom: Parenting 101” with Regine Tolentino, host, actress, dancing diva, Zumba instructor and fashion designer owner of RT Studios & Regine’s Boutique

5:50 – 6:00


6:00 – 7:00


Baby & Family Awards 2013


#BibongBaby Grand Winners

  • #BibongBaby of The Year Photo Category Winners
  • #BibongBaby of The Year Video Category Winner

Life as a Supermom Grand Winners


Golden Family Awards 2013


  • Golden Family of the Year
  • Golden Couple of the Year
  • Golden Kids of the Year

ParentPreneur Awards


  • The Breakthrough Entrepreneur
  • The Innovator
  • The Digital Maven
  • The Advocate
  • Parentpreneur of The Year


Family Fashion Weekend

  • Kids’ Wear featuring the #BibongBaby Winners
  • Mom & Daughter / Father & Son Tandems

Featuring clothes from Cotton On, Mothercare and Petit Bateau

7:00 – 7:30

Day 2 Closing Remarks

 DAY 3: Sunday, December 08, 2013 



10:00 – 10:10

Day 3 Opening Remarks

10:10 – 10:40

Prenatal Yoga Class

With Johanna Paula Cox of Urban Ashram Manila

10:40 – 11:00

Stardust / Child Care

“Nutri-dell, your guide to your baby’s healthy eating habits”

11:00 – 11:30

Medela Moms

Yaya Academy: An Interactive talk for Yayas” with Ms. Daisy D. Lauron, lecturer and trainor of Peek-a-boo Yaya Training Services

11:30 – 12:00

Bosom Buddy

“Mother’s Big Role on Child’s Nutrition”

with Pam Magallon

12:00 – 12:30

Your family’s Absolute Choice: Absolute Distilled Drinking Water” with Joline Galang and Kenneth Luna of Absolute

12:30 – 12:35


12:35 – 1:00

Entertainment Segment by the Center for Pop Music Philippines

1:00 – 1:30

De La Salle University Medical Center

“Basic CPR at Home” with Dr. Armando Sayao, Neonatologist and Intensivist

1:30 – 2:00

“Homeschooling 101” and “Momblogging: The New Generation of Super Moms” with homeschooling advocate and mom blogger Thammie Sy

2:00 – 2:30


“Your Baby’s Cord Blood: Why Bank It?” with Dr. Arvin Faundo, Medical Director of Cordlife Philippines

2:30 – 3:00

“Child Friendly Content and Parental Guidance on Responsible Media Consumption” with MTRCB Chairman Atty. Eugenio Villareal

3:00 – 4:00

Philippine Ambulatory Pediatric Association

“Your Pediatrician & You: A Partnership for Your Child’s Development”

  • Literacy | Reach Out and Read (ROR) Campaign by Dr. Carmen R. Bonoan, MD
  • Nutrition and Safety by Dr. Edilberto B. Garcia, Jr., MD, MSPH

Q&A (Get a chance to win prizes!)

4:00 – 4:30

Philippine Ambulatory Pediatric Association

How Smoking Affects Families (Ill Effects of Smoking)” by Dr. Florianne Feliza F. Valdes, MD

4:30 – 5:30

“How To Manage Your Household Budget”

With Randell Tiongson, RFP Director of the Registered Financial Planner Institute Philippines

5:30 – 5:45

“THE CREAM FACTORY and SAFORELLE: New Lifestyle Products for the Lifestyle Customer” with Because Inc.’s Rics Pascua

5:45 – 6:15

“Healthy Lifestyle” with Anna Dominique “Nikki” Coseteng, former lawmaker and current president of Diliman Preparatory School

6:15 – 6:45

“Parenting 101” with

Gladys Reyes- Sommereux, celebrity mom, actress, host, co-producer of MOMents and MTRCB Board Member

6:45 – 7:00

The Little Bugger Fashion Show

7:00 – 7:30

Baby & Family Awards 2013


Day 3 Closing Remarks

Be a part of this star-studded, and not to mention stylish, event by registering for free at the the Baby & Family Expo Philippines 2013 website, For more updates and information, you may get in touch with them through:

:phone: +632.843.2174
:mail: email
Facebook: www/
Twitter: @BabyExpoPH

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