Summer Meetup

Join us for a free, informative gathering for parents with babies aged 0-18 months. Learn from experts, connect with other parents, and enjoy the outdoors with your little one!

Navigating Babyhood

Beyond the Bump, IRL

Connect with other parents and gain valuable insights from experts at our Summer Meetup for parents with babies aged 0-18 months. Enjoy an enriching experience that supports your baby’s development while building a strong, supportive community.

Easy Access to Expert Advice

No more 3am doom-scrolling. Receive trustworthy information from child development experts, ensuring you get the best guidance for your baby’s growth and well-being.

Build Your Village

Meet other parents with babies, share experiences, learn from each other, and create a supportive community to navigate the joys and challenges of parenthood together.

Baby and Me Routine

Establish a fun and engaging routine with your baby, filling your summer days with enriching activities and quality time outdoors.

Vancouver Details

Vancouver Meetup

Beyond the Bump is coming to Douglas Park! Located at 801 W 22nd Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1Z8, this beautiful park is centrally located in Vancouver with plenty of free parking and excellent access to public transportation, making it a breeze for everyone to join.

  • Location: Douglas Park, 801 W 22nd Ave, Vancouver
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Day: Every Wednesday starting July 3rd till September
  • Cost: Free
  • What to Bring: Your baby (of course), and we recommend a blanket for sitting
  • Weather Policy: Meetups will only happen on sunny, fair-weather days. If it rains, the meetup will be canceled. Stay updated through our newsletter or social media channels.

Richmond Details

Richmond Meetup

Beyond the Bump is coming to Richmond!

We are still working out the details about our Richmond Meetup. Please stay tuned by signing up for your newsletter.

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Find answers to common questions about our Summer Meetup. From registration details to session details, we’ve got you covered!

Do I need to register or pay for this resource?

No, this is a free meetup! We highly suggest you join our newsletter so you can stay informed about upcoming topics and any changes.

What happens if it's bad weather?

The meetup will only happen on sunny, fair-weather days. If it rains, it will be canceled. Join our newsletter to get notified if a session is canceled or check our social media channels.

What age range is this for?

This meetup is for babies aged 0-18 months. Siblings are welcome to join as well!

Is this a parent-participation event?

Yes. All sessions will require parents to stay with your babies for the duration of the meetup. We ask that there be a minimum 1 adult per 2 babies ratio.

What should I bring to the meetup?

Please bring your baby, a blanket to sit on, and any essentials you might need for your baby during the meetup.

Can I attend if I am a caregiver, not a parent?

Yes, caregivers are welcome to join the meetup. We aim to support anyone involved in the care and development of babies.

We do ask that there be minimum 1 adult for 2 babies in attendance.

Are there washrooms at the meetup?

Washroom facilities are located inside Douglas Community Center.

Are the topics discussed based on any philosophy?

The topics discussed are based on research-backed, evidence-based information. We aim to curate and share advice and guidance that is both scientifically sound and practical for everyday parenting. Our approach is culturally safe and respectful, acknowledging and valuing the diverse backgrounds and parenting styles of all participants.

Is the material in the session considered medical advice?

No it is not. Information provided can not be taken as medical advice. Please see a health care professional or family doctor to seek for medical advice for yourself or anyone in your family.

Who is putting these on?

Imperfect Parent, our parent education company, is organizing these meetups to support families with children aged 0-18 months. Imperfect Parent is a parent education resource that supports families with young children thrive beyond the early years.

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