Baby Shower For Community Mothers

Buck Run Community Center, 735 Scott Avenue, is the site for a baby shower Oct. 30 for new mothers.

New and/or expectant mothers are invited to the Southeast Kansas  Multi-County Health Department baby shower from noon to 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 30 at Buck Run Community Center’s gym.

Food, gifts, and prizes will be given out to the mothers attending the event.

Prizes to give away are  a breast pump,  a pack and play crib, and car seats, according to Alice Maffett, public nurse in the Bourbon County Health Department.

Gift bags for each participant and free health care resource materials will also be available.

In addition, healthy snacks and refreshments will be provided.

Kayla Tinsley, Mercy RN  will speak about the hospital’s High 5 Program and the benefits of breastfeeding. Sergeant Tim Harper with the Fort Scott Police Department will speak on child passenger safety, and Accent Dental Clinic will present valuable information on the importance of oral hygiene during pregnancy during the event, said Angie Reinking, Outreach Specialist with United Healthcare Community Plan.

For more information contact the health department at 620-223-4464.

The event is provided by the SEK Multi-County Health Department, United Health Care Community Plan, and Mercy Hospital.


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