Hundreds of soon-to-be and new moms attend the Babies"R"Us' Big Baby Shower at the BabyTime Show

Aura Plett (left) and Kim Kazumura (right) get their Baby Bumps measured by Caitie McKinnon at Babies"R"Us' Big Baby Shower at the BabyTime Show in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. (CNW Group/Toys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd.)

TORONTO, Nov. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, Babies"R"Us, Canada treated over 400 soon-to-be and new moms to a luxurious baby shower at The BabyTime Show.  Guests were pampered with hand massages and mini makeovers, enjoyed pickles and ice cream at the Crave Café and checked out the must-have products for baby registries.  There were also shower games such as the "biggest bump" contest.

"This shower was truly a Baby Bump-A-Palooza! With the hectic upcoming holiday season, it was the perfect way for to soon-to-be and new moms to relax and be given the royal treatment for the afternoon," said Liz MacDonald, vice president of marketing and store planning, Babies"R"Us, Canada.

Following the shower, all the moms walked away with a gift bag and many received large giveaways and prizes, such as Peg Perego strollers, Britax carriers, Playtex Infant gift baskets and Motorola Video Monitors.

In addition, Babies"R"Us, Canada released its Top Baby Gift List this week for those shopping for little ones or new parents this holiday season.

The 2013 Holiday Top Baby Gift List (in alphabetical order):

  1. Baby Einstein Caterpillar & Friends Play Gym from Kids II
  2. Cuisinart 2-in-1 Baby Food Maker and Bottle Warmer from Conair
  3. Evenflo Exersaucer Triple Fun - Life in the Amazon from Evenflo
  4. KidCo PeaPod Travel Bed from KidCo
  5. Laugh & Learn Crawl Around Car from Fisher-Price
  6. Laugh & Learn Music Table from Fisher-Price
  7. mamaRoo Plush Infant Seat from 4moms
  8. Motorola 3.5" Colour Video Monitor with 2 Cameras from Motorola
  9. Musical Lion Walker from Fisher-Price
  10. My Little Lamb Cradle 'n Swing* from Fisher-Price
  11. My Little Snugabunny Bouncer from Fisher-Price
  12. Sleep Sheep Plush Sound Machine from Cloud B
  13. Sophie the Giraffe from Vulli
  14. Stroller Mittens from Triboro
  15. The Original Baby Bullet from Baby Bullet LLC

All items on the list are available at Babies"R"Us, Canada stores nationwide and online at Babiesrus.ca. The Fisher-Price My Little Lamb Cradle 'n Swing is exclusive to Babies"R"Us and BabiesRUs.ca, and not available at any other major retailer in Canada.

About Toys"R"Us, Canada:

Toys"R"Us (Canada) Ltd and Babies"R"Us (Canada) Ltd are part of Toys"R"Us, Inc., the world's leading dedicated toy and juvenile products retailer. Toys"R"Us, Canada operates 80 stores across the country. For store locations and convenient online shopping visit www.toysrus.ca and www.babiesrus.ca.

SOURCE Toys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd.

Image with caption: "Aura Plett (left) and Kim Kazumura (right) get their Baby Bumps measured by Caitie McKinnon at Babies"R"Us' Big Baby Shower at the BabyTime Show in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. (CNW Group/Toys "R" Us (Canada) Ltd.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20131108_C5842_PHOTO_EN_33168.jpg

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