2018 Virtual Baby & Child Fest

by baby & child fest on January 8, 2018

Baby & Child Fest Virtual Expo

Happy New Year! In case you missed our previous announcements, 2017 was a year of change for us. After nine successful expos since 2010 – seven in New Orleans and two on the Northshore – we decided to make changes to Baby & Child Fest and reinvented it as a Virtual Expo.

Our expos at the Pontchartrain Center & Castine Center were a massive undertaking each year with tremendous overhead and event planning commitment. During 2017, we decided to suspend the actual expos

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lccHere’s what people are saying about the beautifully renovated The Pontchartrain Room at Lakeside Country Club in Metairie.

“It’s an awesome location! Had my sisters bridal shower there and it couldn’t have been more wonderful. It’s absolutely worth checking out”. – Kristen H.

“Thanks to Miss Maureen and her team of experts for making my daughter’s reception the premier event of a lifetime.” – Steve L.

“Thank you Lakeside. We had our daughter’s wedding in the Pontchartrain Room Saturday night. It was amazing. Maureen and her staff, including Angela, Peggy and the bartenders, took such good care of us. It was beautiful and everything was perfect.” – Dorothy L.

It’s available for rent by members and non-members. Contact office@lakesidecountryclub.org for more information.


Baby Showers, Reunions, Office Parties, Sweet 16’s & Weddings

by baby & child fest on December 6, 2017

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The Pontchartrain Room at Lakeside Country Club in Metairie is available for rental by members and non-members.

This beautifully renovated special event room is a hidden gem in Metairie, located at the Lake near Bonnabel Blvd.

-Rental includes tables, chairs and fresh linens
-Outside catering or home cooked foods are welcomed
-Off street parking available
-Capacity: 200

Email the Lakeside Country Club Office for more information and for pricing.


We are excited to announce that the beautifully renovated Pontchartrain Room on the lake is available for rental for members and non-members alike.

Screen Shot 2017-12-05 at 10.58.22 AMPerfect for:
-Baby Showers
-Christmas Parties
-Office Parties
-Retirement Parties
-Business Meetings
-Family gatherings
-Sweet 16’s
and Weddings!

For more details, check out http://lakesidecountryclub.org/the-ponchartrain-room/ or email the office – office@lakesidecountryclub.org – for questions or to reserve the event space.


Be the EXCLUSIVE business we spotlight for a WEEK

by baby & child fest on November 13, 2017

Baby & Child Fest Virtual Expo

Are you looking for a great marketing opportunity for Black Friday, the Holidays or the New Year? This is your opportunity to be the EXCLUSIVE BUSINESS WE MARKET FOR A WEEK to our 9,000 followers on social media and through a dedicated e-blast to 4,000 subscribers, plus your logo ad will be included on our website.

>>Click here to see our one-sheet with all the partnership benefits.>>


1. Email us with requested date to reserve your week.
2. Pay via PayPal to lock in your week.
3. Send us content – You can drive the message for the posts and the e-blast, so send us four text posts and four images OR we provide you with a quick Q & A to get to know what you want to promote for your social media posts & e-blast.
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From “achoo” to asthma…

by baby & child fest on November 3, 2017

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Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children offers new approaches to kids’ sleeping and breathing problems.

Watching your child struggle to take a deep breath or cough uncontrollably can be a frightening experience. Let us help. The pediatric pulmonology experts at Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children offer the diagnosis, treatment and care of childhood lung diseases to keep both you and your child breathing easily.



From boo-boos to brain surgery…

by baby & child fest on November 2, 2017

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From our pediatric ER to neurosciences, Tulane Lakeside has your family covered.
If your child has a problem that affects his or her brain or nervous system, the pediatric neurology services at Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children will give you the care and support you and your family needs. We combine a compassionate, experienced staff with state-of-the-art technology and the latest advances in care to improve your child’s health and well-being.


When sticks & stones do break bones…

by baby & child fest on November 1, 2017

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When sticks and stones do break bones…
“Treating the growing bones of children is vastly different than treating adults. Not only are children’s bones and joints still developing and changing, but you must consider each child’s unique activity levels along with their physical and emotional needs.”
– Dr. Stephen Heinrich, Tulane pediatric orthopedic surgeon


Spotlight: Tulane Lakeside

by baby & child fest on October 31, 2017

Peds Teddy bear FB graphicFrom teddy bear clinics to clinical trials, Tulane Lakeside combines academic medicine with kid-friendly service.

Our bright, child-friendly facilities and gentle, experienced professionals help make visits a safe, comfortable experience for both you and your child. We use therapeutic play to explain procedures and help your child deal with any fears and concerns he or she might have.


Stay in the Know with our Spotlight Newsletter

by baby & child fest on October 9, 2017

Screen Shot 2017-10-09 at 8.42.22 PM Screen Shot 2017-10-09 at 8.42.17 PMStay in the know with our Spotlight Newsletter. Register here for our weekly e-newsletter that spotlights one business each week announcing exclusive specials for Baby & Child Fest readers, contests with awesome giveaways or the opportunity to discover some amazing local NOLA businesses.

If you are an expectant parent or parent in the Greater New Orleans area, you don’t want to miss it!