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Health Department Hosts Baby Shower Event Aug. 30

Aug 17, 2018

The Cumberland County Department of Public Health is hosting a Baby Shower for expectant mothers on Aug. 30. The free event is from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Public Health Center located at 1235 Ramsey Street.

There are 20 spots available and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To reserve a spot, call 910-433-3800 or 910-433-3814.

The event will kick off with a presentation with information about preparing for delivery and the hospital stay, the importance of postpartum checkups and continued medical care with a primary care physician, how to choose the right physician or pediatrician, and safe sleep practices.

There will also be opportunities to sign up for services such as WIC and Medicaid and learn about resources in the community that can help with diapers, other baby supplies, job training and food. Participants will also receive mother and baby supplies and educational materials.