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MommyCon Orange County 2017

August 12, 2017 | 9:00 am

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Event Information

MommyCon is a nationwide convention series dedicated to creating and nurturing a community of parents and parents-to-be in celebration of natural parenting.

MommyCon takes a gentle and positive approach to educating parents about the emotional and physical benefits of natural birthing, breastfeeding and babywearing. We advocate values of holistic health, eco-friendly diapering, child safety standards and procedures, and female self-care and wellness. Our mission is to create a community of support, acceptance and non-judgement for parents journeying through parenthood.

Schedule & Exhibitor Information
Our schedule will be here soon, but topics to expect at MommyCon include: birth, babywearing, feeding (infants and toddlers), nurturing the parent, greener living, and more.
 
Event Hours
Saturday sessions: 9:00am-4:00pm
Saturday exhibitor hours: 9:00am-3:00pm

Hotel Information: Our current hotel block is at the Hilton Orange County starting at $149 per night.

Parking: You can reserve parking nearby in advance using Parking Panda. Use the code "MOMMYCON17" for a special discounted rate! Reduced parking will also be available for attendees for $15 per car.

Food Options: The hotel will have food options available for purchase. There are also several dining options within walking distance. For some suggestions of great restaurants nearby, click here. Attendees are also welcome to bring their own food and snacks.

How registration works: Show us your ticket on your phone, or as a print out, and we will get you your badge at registration. You can come and go as you please once you have your attendee badge.

Who should attend: New and expectant parents and those that have toddlers. Our sessions focus on the first five years of a child's life and advice for parents of every stage.

Stroller policy: Strollers are welcome at the event. However, we will ask for strollers to be folded if crowding becomes an issue.

Donations: We have teamed up with Share the Love for cloth diaper donations and The Carrying On Project for baby carrier donations. Both organizations take new and used items to give to families in need. Share the Love provides cloth diapers to families who could not otherwise afford them, and the Carrying On Project provides baby carriers to military families.

Please remember that you will be receiving emails leading up to the event with more details and please follow us on Facebook for the latest updates! You can find us on Twitter at @mommyconusa, on Instagram at @mommycon, and on Facebook at Facebook.com/mommyconusa. You can also join our private Facebook group here.

Tickets are non-refundable, but can be transferred at any time by emailing your e-ticket to the new attendee.
 
If you are in need of ASL interpretation services or any other accessibility accommodations, please email info@mommycon.com with your ticket information 60 days prior to the event so we can discuss details with you.

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