Pregnancy & Baby Fair

We had an incredibly successful Pregnancy & Baby Fair in 2017 and would like to take a moment to thank all of you for coming out last Saturday to visit with us! We had a great time and hope you did too! Thank you to OhioHealth, Holzer, Quidel, Athens CASA/GAL Program, The Athens Real Estate Company, Laughing Moon Midwifery and The Athens Community Center for sponsoring our event. And to all of you who donated to our raffle or volunteered, we appreciate you so much!


The 2017 Pregnancy & Baby Fair would not be possible without the generous support of our sponsors:



And a big THANKS to the businesses who are donating raffle prizes for this year’s event. Look at these wonderful prizes!

From Laughing Moon Midwifery:

  • Personal Babywearing Class for up to 5 people
  • Sacred Pregnancy Package including certificate for belly casting, certificate for placenta encapsulation, Birthing From Within art class, Equinox Botanicals pregnancy tincture and belly balm, and certificate for henna
  • Certificate for birth photography

From LuLaRoe Amber Young, a pair of kid’s leggings and a pair of adult leggings








From Cradled in Joy Birth and Parenting Education

  • A goodie bag with $50 gift certificate
  • A GroVia gift set
  • Rare ONE Kickstarter wet bag  and mini magic stick
  • A Barefoot Books gift set

From Esali Birth

  • Gift Certificate for 1 Prenatal Skype Mentoring Session
  • Gift Certificate for 1 Postpartum Skype Breastfeeding Mentoring Session
  • Gift Certificate for $100 off Labor Doula Support
  • Baby Basket Single Month Subscription Box – Includes: – 30 Days access to Esali Birth Online birth series – Reflections journal – Herbs, jar, label, positive scrolls, plus instructions for Prenatal Tea Blend Craft

A gift package of baby/toddler teething toys and bandana bibs by Simply Austin

Four $25 gift certificates to Jackie O’s Brew Pub or Public House (uptown)

Multi-pack of reusable nursing pads and jar of organic and lanolin free nipple balm by bamboobies

Gift certificate for 3 hours professional organizing valued at $120 by Real World Organizing

4 Chocolate Bars by Petru Chocolate Truck

TUPPERWARE by Chandra Smyers,

GoBus tickets and other fun items

Handmade ceramic mug and Mother’s Milk Lactation Tea from The Herbal Sage Tea Company

$50 gift certificate to Athens Uncorked

Two $20 gift certificates to be used towards any dog training service at Connecting Spirits

A jar of Body sugar scrub, bath bombs, a loofah Soap, and a Massage bar soap from Emma’s Bath Delights

Tupperware Shape-O Ball by Andrea’s Tupperware

Matilda Jane Clothing Trunk experience and $50 gift card from Matilda Jane Clothing Boutique with Carmilla Butcher TK #338639

Things to Spot book from Usborne Books & More Peggy Lewis

Sore Muscle Rub, Sleep Balm, and Lip Balm from W.S. Badger Company, Inc.



Earth Mama

Milk trays and breast pads from Milkies

The 9th Annual Pregnancy & Baby Fair

Saturday, April 29th, 10 AM – 2 PM, 2017

Athens Community Center

701 E. State Street, Athens, Ohio 45701


The Birth Circle invites you to the Athens Community Center for our FREE spring event, where you can find great family, pregnancy and baby resources. You can talk with healthcare professionals, midwives, doulas, childcare providers, photographers and other local service providers while shopping for local items as well as national brands. We’ll have dozens of vendors with essential goods for the childbearing years, demonstrations, and information about local services. This event has no admission charge and is open to the public. Mark your calendar for a fun-filled day of building community and exploring your local family resources!

The 2017 schedule included:

Spring gardening activity for kids

Cloth Diapering with Cradled in Joy Birth and Parenting Education

Music with Central Ohio Music Therapy

Coffee and refreshments for sale

Raffle with tons of awesome prizes (see list below). Tickets will be $2 each or 3 for $5.

Shopping and information tables (check back for updates!):

OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, Laughing Moon Midwifery, Athens CASA/GAL Program, The Athens Real Estate Company, Central Ohio Music Therapy, LLC, Cradled in Joy, LuLaRoe Amber Young, 31, Pure Romance by Melissa Savage , Simply Austin, Andrea’s Tupperware, Ebb & Flow Lactation Services, Haven Baby Co., Vicky Allen with BeautiControl, Hopewell Health Centers/WIC program, Athens City County Health Department, Athens In Home Services, Brittany Grace Photography, Holzer Health System, Usborne Books & More, Initial Outfitters, dōTERRA Essential Oils, Perfectly posh, Young Living Essential Oils, Busy Bags by Liz, Athens County Help Me Grow and Early Childhood Programs, Emma’s Bath Delights, Melanie Linscott DOULA, United HealthCare Community Plan, Matilda Jane Clothing Boutique with Carmilla Butcher.

 Volunteers Needed!!

We would love to have your help with the 2017 Pregnancy & Baby Fair! You can volunteer your time, donate a raffle prize, or decide to be a sponsor for our event. Click here to fill out our 2017 Online Donation and Sponsorship Form. We could really use some volunteer help this Saturday! We especially need a few people to donate a baked good, help sell raffle tickets, and help out selling refreshments. Sign up for a volunteer job here!

Registration is now closed for vendors and exhibitors. For questions and information, please contact us at  Please send your payment by 4/8/2017 to The Birth Circle, PO BOX 665, Athens, Ohio 45701. Make checks payable to The Birth Circle. You may also click here to pay online.

For questions and information, please contact Beverly Osterland at


Click here for a gallery of 2016 photos!

Click here for a gallery of 2015 photos!