BLOOM 2018 Event Recap



Last month, California Pacific Medical Center, Newborn Connections hosted our SF BLOOM event for new and expecting moms! It was a wonderful afternoon filled with giveaways, mommy massages, treats, and tons of baby information! Keep scrolling for photos from the day and info. on all of our sponsors and partners! 


Thank you to all of our SWAG and GIVEAWAY partners!

MAM, Covered Goods, ErgoPouch,, Pediped, Whole Foods, Britax, Kendra Scott, Urban Sitter, Earth Baby, Boogies Wipes, Happy Baby, Beechnut, Needed, Stuck on You, Rise Buddy, SafeRider4Kids, Babyganics, My Gym, Blue Bear School of Music, UPPAbaby, Kwik Stix, GoSili

Thank you to our Sponsors!

“Newborn Connections™ offers the support and education you need through pregnancy and early parenthood. Part of California Pacific Medical Center’s Women & Children’s Center, Newborn Connections™ provides ongoing prenatal classes, support groups, breastfeeding and baby supplies and lactation services.” 

“Essentials is practical safety, comfort and convenience. Created for the parent who is price-conscious but still wants above-the-standard protection. So that every family can afford to keep their children safe on-the-go.”  


“Needed offers a new approach to nutrition by closing the gap between food and supplements. Our neutral-tasting, powdered supplements pick up where your diet leaves off, delivering well-absorbed nutrients that you and your kids will actually enjoy taking. Think an omega-3 that isn’t fishy, isn’t a pill, and that blends seamlessly into a smoothie or mac-n-cheese.”
Be a part of launching a mission-driven family nutrition company. To receive 2 weeks of omega-3 (DHA+EPA) product for adults or kids, join our beta group at


“The most convenient, eco-responsible, and affordable diapering solution for your baby & your earth. EarthBaby provides home delivery of all your diapering needs and reduces your environmental footprint by eliminating diapers and wipes from Bay Area landfills. Visit us at to sign up and get your first month of service Free!” 
“Founded by a husband and wife duo, Pocket Chefs has been created to assist families, particularly those who are expecting/new moms and families that are growing with no time whatsoever to cook. Since January 2017, Pocket Chefs has been servicing families all throughout San Francisco and East Bay to assist with their everyday cooking needs. Culinary professionals such as cooks and chefs alike will assist customers with menu planning, meal prep and cook enough meals for 3-4 days lunch and dinner for up to 4 servings all in the comfort of your own kitchen. Catering to you and your families specific dietary restrictions. Pocket Chefs will be launching their newest and most exciting product offering yet. For moms who are soon due to give birth to their little, Pocket Chefs understands that the first month friends and family are bringing all the food you can eat, store and freeze. But after the first month, the meal train stops and Pocket Chefs steps in by having your groceries delivered, a chef will come in once a week to prepare and cook enough meals for you and your family for the week. They even take care of the clean up too. Starting at $300/week depending on family size, sign up to be first in line to receive this amazing life hack. If anyone is interested please reach out to Pocket Chefs at for a free consultation call.” 

“America’s Healthiest Grocery Store™ Who are we? Well, we seek out the finest natural and organic foods available, maintain the strictest quality standards in the industry, and have an unshakeable commitment to sustainable agriculture.”              
“Little Ones Welcome is a San Francisco based holistic practice that focuses on Pediatric Care and Women’s Reproductive Health from Fertility, Pregnancy, Postpartum and beyond. Services include Acupuncture, Placenta Encapsulation, and ongoing classes.” 

“Kwik Stix Solid Tempera Paint sticks take the mess out of painting while keeping all the fun! Simply uncap, twist, and paint! Kwik Stix have a fast drying formula that allow them to dry in 90 seconds while still leaving a paint-like finish!”

“beep! beep! car seat’s mission is to empower parents one car seat installation at a time. With over 80% of car seats installed incorrectly, we invite you to be a parent that does it right!  To make an appointment or to ask a car seat question, please visit us at”  
“Little Bears is the early childhood arm of the Bay’s original school of rock, Blue Bear School of Music, and a proud partner of SF Mom’s Blog. With now 5 sites around the City and the North Bay, we’re excited to bring our play-based group classes to as many families as we can, boosting little ones’ cognitive development all while jamming to your favorite classic rock hits (edited for the kiddos, of course)!”
“Like wearing your favorite yoga wear with the form and function of a baby carrier — created by a postpartum doula, skin-to-skin, hands freelike a ‘second womb’ for babies up to 18 pounds it is NOT a conventional ‘wrap’ – our patented design provides the support no straps, buckles, wrapping, or bulky frame can be worn feet in (for newborns) or feet out (as baby gets bigger) — because as a new mom, you’ve got enough to think about without putting on something complicated!

“Navigating the early days with a newborn can be overwhelming and scary. Our doula team is ready and here to offer you consistent support. From ensuring you are getting adequate sleep, to guiding you through the early days of breast or bottle feeding, our team has you covered. It is our goal to help you adjust to the many changes and new challenges you may encounter with a new baby. It is our hope that when you have support, those challenges can feel less overwhelming, raising your confidence as a parent and facilitating bonding as a new family.”

Thank you to our EXPERT PANEL :

Dr. Goodyear from Pacific Pediatrics

Paula, Lactation Consultant from Newborn Connections

Callie Stemerman, Sleep Consultant, Sleepless in SF

Check out our pictures!!

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And check out our hashtag #sfbloom for more pictures! 

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Kelly migrated to San Francisco in 2009 after living in Chicago, Florida, and growing up in Texas. She is happy now to call the Bay Area her home. She is a licensed Physician Assistant and previously worked in OBGYN and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. With the support of her husband and college sweetheart, Rob, she took a break from medicine to do something more creative! In addition to running San Francisco Moms Blog, Kelly is mommy to Mr. Gavin and Mr. Byron. She is happy to be the princess of the house! When she is not working or chasing her boys, she loves cooking, college football, and spending time and traveling with her family.


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