Bloom:: An Event for New and Expecting Moms


Presented by Charleston Moms BlogCity Moms Blog NetworkRoper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, and Once Upon a Child West Ashley and North Charleston and Hosted by Our Sister Sites.

Who :: This event is geared towards Charleston area moms who are currently expecting a baby, had a baby within the last year, foster moms of infants, or moms who are planning on growing their family soon.

What :: A morning of learning, fun, and celebration! Moms will get to listen and ask questions of our expert panel, enjoy brunch, interact with local businesses and enter to win fun giveaways, have their photo taken by a professional photographer at our bump+baby station with an adorable backdrop, and so much more! It’s your one-stop-shop for all things mom!

Why :: Whether you’re expecting for the first or third time, have a newborn at home, are waiting for that phone call or paperwork to clear to bring that baby to their forever home, this event is for you. Every guest will leave with an adorable tote bag filled with fantastic swag, enjoy specialty food, meet and chat with other moms, enter some fabulous giveaways and receive introductions to local experts on topics pertaining to parenting.

When :: Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 9 am – 1 pm

Where :: Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, 3500 N Hwy 17, Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

Ticket Price ::

  • General Admission (No Swag – perfect for a support person who is not currently expecting or a new mom): $10
  • General Admission (With Swag): $25
  • VIP Attendee (Includes Swag + Extras): $35

All tickets include the following:

  • Access to the event and all of our sponsors and panel sessions 
  • Food, drink, and coffee from local businesses
  • A swag bag loaded with goodies (for those tickets that include swag)
  • 3 giveaway tickets to enter the giveaways of your choice

Our VIP tickets include all of the above in addition to:

**Please Note: Bloom is geared towards new and expecting moms. Children over one year will not be permitted and due to space constraints, children under one year old must be worn in a carrier or held as there is no room for strollers at this event. 

Venue Sponsor

We’re thrilled to host Bloom at Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital. Thanks to their generosity, our event will be held in a beautiful and comfortable space. Please be sure to check out all that Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital has to offer families while you are there!

Title Sponsor

A huge thank you to our title sponsor, Once Upon a Child. Once Upon A Child buys and sells gently used kids’ clothing, shoes, toys and baby gear offering you the opportunity to recycle your children’s nearly new items and get paid on the spot. You can rest assured that products found in your neighborhood store meet current safety standards and have not been recalled. Once Upon a Child has two Charleston locations in West Ashley and North Charleston.

Presenting Sponsors

We are thrilled to welcome these professionals to speak and teach about all things pregnancy, childbirth, infant care, postpartum issues, fitness, and so much more. Regardless of how many children you have, there’s always something to ask or something new to learn. Here are the experts serving on our panel.

Table Sponsors

In our passionate pursuit of all things local, we are thrilled to connect you to the businesses below. We hope that you will take the time to visit each of our table sponsors. From finding the right doctor to newborn photography and much more, our sponsors are excited to meet you! Enjoy!

Giveaway Sponsors

Who doesn’t love a good giveaway? We’re excited to present you with so many great items to win, all thanks to our wonderful giveaway sponsors! These companies provide innovative products to help make motherhood easier!

Swag Bag Sponsors

Each Bloom attendee will go home with an incredible swag bag full of wonderful goodies and products for you to enjoy from the businesses listed below! Our bags aren't stuffed with paper, but actual products you can take home and enjoy firsthand. A big thank you to City Moms Blog Network for providing our darling tote bag!

Belly+Baby Photos

Each guest will receive the opportunity to have a Belly+Baby photo taken by the talented Christine Angeline Photography against an adorable backdrop. VIP ticket holders will receive an edited, high resolution image via email after the event, while regular ticket holders can enjoy their pictures in our Bloom album of photos shared after the event on our Facebook page (with the option to share and tag there).

Food Sponsors

The following businesses are providing delicious food and beverage for you to enjoy at Bloom. Thank you for providing for our event in this very special way!

Changing Room Sponsor

Thanks to our partners babyganics, you’ll have the opportunity to try out their diapers, wipes and other products!

Photography Sponsors

There is nothing more sentimental than capturing the important moments in your growing family’s life. From your growing bump to delivery to the first steps and beyond, all of these photographers are talented – it’s simply a matter of finding the right one for your artistic preferences and needs. We truly adore these photographers and think you will, too!

Program Sponsor

A special thank you to our program sponsors!

Floral Sponsor

A special thank you to our floral sponsor, Sweetgrass Flowers. Sweetgrass Flowers is your local neighborhood florist. Their beautiful arrangements are 100% florist designed. Check out their arrangements first hand at Bloom!

One Additional Touch

Be sure to stop by our photo booth for a fun photo keepsake of your time at Bloom! Take a selfie or a group shot, we’ll have event staff there to help you. We’ll have photo props, signs, and other items to make your photo ops Instagram worthy!


  1. Will you be doing another event like this? I will be out of town but really wanted to attend. I am a first time mom, my son is 4 weeks old.

    Please let me know about future events like this if there are some.

    Thank you.

    • This is an annual event but we will definitely have other events throughout the year. Are you on our newsletter subscriber list? It’s a great way to stay up to date on our events!

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