Malaysia International EG Premium Baby Expo
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, KL (03 9056 3323/eggroups.com). Highlighting the finest local and international brands, the EG Premium Baby Expo has something to offer for kids of all ages. There will be over 600 exhibitors showcasing and selling the latest products and services in the industry. International brands you can expect to see include Pureen, Mamy Poko and Philips Avent, among a host of others. There will also be seminars every day of the expo from 12 noon. Aug 19-21. Free entry.
Today’s Baby Expo Nation Tour
Danga City Mall, Jalan Tun Abdul Razak, Johor Bahru, Johor; Mid Valley Exhibition Centre, Lingkaran Syed Putra, KL; Melaka International Trade Centre, Jalan Konvensyen, Ayer Keroh, Malacca (www. facebook.com/todaybabyexpo). With over a hundred exhibitors ready to provide parenting advice as well as the latest in parenting products and services, Today’s Baby Expo is back again with hourly giveaways and reward points. In conjunction with its tenth anniversary, the expo has launched its first loyalty programme, Today’s Baby Reward Points, where shoppers can collect reward points and redeem gifts. Even better, there’s no annual fee. (JB) Aug 26-28, (KL) Sep 15-18, (Malacca) Sep 30-Oct 2, 10am-9.30pm. Free entry. skincare products (anti-bug balm), DIY craft projects (Make-Your-Own-Puppet-WoodenSpoon), tasteful nursery décor (educational wall stickers), kids’ meals (organic lollipops) and more. Check out their website for some online shopping – free same-day delivery is available within the Klang Valley and Selangor. Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm.
Various locations in KL (014 239 3522/ www.babyambrosia.com). Baby Ambrosia offers 100 percent natural, nutritious and delicious meals without preservatives, additives, salt or sugar. Special menus cover entire weaning stages; select super smooth purées for babies under six months or chunky meals for toddlers aged one and above. Daily, 10am-10pm.
NEW The Baby Loft
Lot 43, Level G3, Publika, Jalan Dutamas 1, KL (03 6411 6733); B-F-7, Ativo Plaza, 1 Jalan PJU 9/1, Bandar Sri Damansara, KL (03 6262 2783/www.thebabyloft.com) Stocking everything from strollers and organic baby-friendly detergent and skincare to maternity wear and furniture for baby’s nursery, The Baby Loft is truly a one-stop shop haven for parents. There’s also an online store where you can browse their products from the comfort of your own home and they’ll deliver your products right to your doorstep. Daily, 10am-10pm.
First floor, Empire Shopping Gallery, Jalan SS16/1, Subang Jaya, PJ (03 5631 7671); First floor, Bangsar Village II, Jalan Telawi 1, Bangsar, KL; (012 312 1346/www. cottonclub.com.my). As its name implies, Cotton Club stocks handmade apparel made of 100 percent cotton and natural dyes. You’ll find smocks, bedding, quilts, pillows, bolsters, mittens, booties, embroidered frames, bathrobes and towels. What we like best: the matching pyjamas for parents and kids. Daily, 10am-10pm.
First Few Years
First floor, the Curve, 6 Jalan PJU 7/3, Mutiara Damansara, PJ (03 7725 1160); First floor, Paradigm Mall, 1 Jalan SS 7/26A, Kelana Jaya, PJ (03 7887 2260/www. firstfewyears.com.my). First Few Years aims to provide everything your new family member will need upon entering the world. The shop only carries renowned and reliable brands imported from Australia, Canada, Europe and the US. Look out for the cute cow print car seats and the handy mummy satchels large enough to fit several baby bottles, diapers, makeup and more. Daily, 10am-10pm.
Various locations in KL (03 2602 1596/ www.facebook.com/Happikiddo). A baby concept store for mums, babies and children, Happikiddo stocks over 50 international brands with more than 10,000 products under one roof. Trend forward, this shop is a paradise for early parenthood as it has everything parents and parentsto-be need under one roof. From snacks, educational toys and toiletries to travel gear, apparel and nursery furniture, Happikiddo has it all! Daily, 10am-10pm.
Various locations in KL (03 7803 5523/ www.mamours.com.my). Mamours stocks labels such as Peg Perego, Quinny, Maxi-Cosi, Brevi, Silver Cross and Bugaboo. Shop here for strollers, pushchairs, clothing, nursery equipment, carriers, car seats, diaper bags, bath units and toys for your kids.