Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s Family Birthing Center will host a Pregnancy and Baby Fair from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, March 16. The free event will include information on breastfeeding, infant care, nutrition and tours of the Family Birthing Center.
“This is an excellent opportunity to explore all of the resources available for families in our community,” said Lorrie Hocke, manager of the HRRMC Family Birthing Center. “Come meet our staff and share how we can help you to have your ideal birthing experience.”
Exhibitors will include the Salida and Buena Vista Pregnancy Centers, Chaffee County Early Childhood Council, Chaffee County Breastfeeding Coalition, as well as 20 others, including Planned Parenthood, La Leche League, Salida Early Childhood Center and others. Information will also be available from local family medicine physicians who provide obstetrics. A child car seat, stroller and other prizes will be given away.
For more information about the fair, the public can call 719-530-2217.