Baptist Union County hosts annual Baby Fair

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NEW ALBANY, MISS., April 20, 2021 – Baptist Memorial Hospital-Union County will host their annual baby fair on Saturday, May 1 from 10:00 am until 11:30 am in the parking lot located behind the hospital.  The event is free to the community, and parking will be available near the tent area.   New and expectant moms are encouraged to attend.

The goal of the event is to give expectant mothers access to local resources and experts that can help them make the best possible choices for their babies.

Activities and vendors include local medical clinics, car seat safety, children’s finger-printing for siblings, free gifts, information on lactation, home safety, community resources, and more.

“This event provides important educational information and resources for new and expectant mothers to ensure they have what they need for their baby,” said Cheryl Hodges, nurse manager of the Women’s Center at Baptist Union County.  “This is a great opportunity for moms to interact with medical providers and infant experts.”

To find out more about the event, please call 662-538-2397.

Baptist Union County offers a variety of services, including adult and pediatric inpatient care, maternity, surgery, a 24-hour emergency department, diagnostics, and a 24-hour OB/GYN emergency department. The hospital also has 3D mammography, TeleHealth services and an eICU. Baptist Union County has an excellent reputation for providing quality care and recently earned an “A” Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group. Most notably, Baptist Union County earned five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for the hospital’s quality, outcomes, safety and patient satisfaction.

For more information about Baptist Union County, please call 662-538-7631 or visit unioncounty.baptistonline.org.

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