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gcdccover2Join Houston Natural Parenting Events, Inc. and Houston Cloth Diapers as we host the Houston Natural Parenting Expo featuring the 5th annual Great Cloth Diaper Change on Saturday, April 18, 2015.  The expo will begin at 10:00 am.  The GCDC will take place promptly at 11:00 am.  This year our event will take place at Mission Milby.

This years’ event sponsors are:

Kissaluvs Cloth Diapers

Sweet Baby Pearl’s Eco Emporium

Embrace Life Doula Services  

Blossoming Mama

Our official event photographer is Kendra Harwell Photography. She will have a photo booth with opportunities for families to have pictures taken of their littles in their adorable cloth diapers. Pack your favorites for your photo shoot!

Image by Kendra Harwell Photography

Image by Kendra Harwell Photography

Cotton Babies: Share the Love is our official cloth diaper charity for this event.  Bring diapers to donate to this charity that provides cloth diapers for families who are unable to afford them.  Share the cloth love with other babies and families.We also have some awesome vendors coming out.

We encourage you to visit them, support local small business owners, and shop local. Our vendors this year are:

Mint 2 Sew
MacRae Naturals
Project Pomona
A Stellar Birth- doula & essential oils
Mothering Nature
Woodland Babies
Britelitedyed
Southern Comfort ~ Fitteds (Cloth Diapers)
Onedropatatime Essential Oils
Thirty-One Gifts Susan House 
Acorn Chiropractic Wellness Center – Dr. Tedra Erickson
The Mother Baby Bond
Lalabye baby
Simply Organic Smoothies
Baby Cakes & Brunch
Pink zebra independant consultant – Marranda’s Exciting Sprinkles
Gulf Coast Doula Collective
Norwex Sales Consultant – Jenna Schieffer
Glow From The Inside

 

You won’t want to miss our break out sessions! We will have the Urban Curandera herself, Rowan TwoSisters, talking about scar therapy.  The Labor Enabler, Kathleen Wilson, will be at the event encouraging families on their journey to VBAC, vaginal birth after cesarean. Enjoy a free mommy & me yoga session with Monica Gutierrez of Sundance Yoga Studio. Baby Cakes & Brunch will have an informative session on postpartum depression and getting the help you need to overcome it. PJ Barnett will represent The Placenta Picker Upper and will tell you everything you need to know about placenta release from Houston area hospitals.

There will be a silent auction with items donated by each vendor.  Our event sponsors are providing raffle items.  Come prepared to bid on these items and purchase raffle tickets.  Our sponsors and vendors are excited to present these items to you.

The featured event, The Great Cloth Diaper Change, will take place on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. local time, when we attempt to surpass the current world record for the most babies getting changed into a cloth diaper at one time, around the globe! More importantly, each event will increase awareness in that community about the benefits of reusable cloth diapers!