Care Providers, Physicians, Midwives and Lactation Consultants Provide
Information, & Resources, Food and Fun at No Cost
Eureka, Calif. (May 10, 2017) –Mother’s Day is this weekend, but the fun will continue for
new families, and mommies-to-be, the following Sunday, May 21, 2017 when
St. Joseph Hospital hosts a free event—Community Baby Shower—
at the Sequoia Conference
Center (901 Myrtle Avenue, Eureka) from 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
During the event, physicians, care providers, lactation consultants, educators,
and midwives will be on-hand to answer questions moms, dads, and soon-to-be
parents may have about pre-natal care, the childbirth process, and caring
for their little ones. A variety of free information and services will
be provided, including:
- Information about the St. Joseph Hospital Childbirth Center and Level II NICU
- Breastfeeding advice and support from International Board Certified Lactation
Consultants in both English and Spanish.
- Resources on how to identify, prevent and overcome postpartum depression.
- Car seat safety checks from technicians to ensure kiddos are safe and sound
in the family vehicle.
In addition, attendees have a chance to win many great door prizes including:
jogging strollers and a convertible car seat. Each attendee will receive
a free goodie bag (while supplies last) and there will be snacks for both
parents and their kiddos.
No RSVP is needed. For more information, contact Karen Lewis at (707) 445-8121
ext. 5535 or Karen.email@example.com.
About St. Joseph Hospital
St. Joseph Hospital has been serving the health care needs of Humboldt
County since 1920. Comprised of two campuses, St. Joseph Hospital and
the General Hospital campus are located within a quarter mile of each
other in Eureka. SJH offers comprehensive services including emergency,
cardiac services in The Heart Institute, an accredited Cancer Program,
Women's and Children's Services in the Childbirth Center (including
Pediatric Care and the only Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nursery
(NICU) on the North Coast), Neurosurgery, and Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine.
Christina Harris, Marketing & Communications, St. Joseph Health
Vanessa deGier, Marketing & Communications, St. Joseph Health