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Local Moms and Families Invited to Community Baby Shower


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

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.

Media Contacts

Christina Harris, Marketing & Communications, St. Joseph Health
707-257-4037 (office)
707-459-6596 (cell)

Vanessa deGier, Marketing & Communications, St. Joseph Health
(707) 337-0780 (cell)

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