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8/14/2019

New Moms and Moms-to-be Invited to “Bundles for Babies” Community Baby Shower, Sept. 14


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(O’Fallon, IL) – New moms, moms-to-be and families are invited to attend “Bundles for Babies,” HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital’s annual community baby shower Saturday, Sept. 14, from 9-11 a.m. in the main hospital lobby at 1 St. Elizabeth’s Blvd., O’Fallon, Illinois.
 
Guests will meet St. Elizabeth’s Women and Infants Center staff, affiliated OB/GYN and HSHS Medical Group providers, receive safety information and learn about services to help them welcome their bundle of joy. Guided tours will also take place in the Women and Infants Center. The tours will be limited to adults to respect current patients’ privacy and safety.
 
Guests will also be able to enter a door prize drawing for a chance to win a FREE Spectra breast pump, Mom365 photo package, a car seat, pack ‘n play and more!
 
“We are excited to host our special Bundles for Babies event again this year. The event is an excellent opportunity for new moms and moms-to-be to ask questions, tour the Women and Infants Center, meet our staff and learn about available safety and support resources in the region,” shared Deb Meidel, RN BSN, nurse manager of St. Elizabeth’s Women and Infants Center. “We truly encourage all expecting moms to stop by, even if they are newly pregnant and haven’t yet decided where to deliver.”
 
O’Fallon-Shiloh EMS will also be in attendance to educate families about car seat safety and answer any questions parents may have.
 
In addition, the event spotlights The Pregnancy Care Center, which offers free pregnancy care resources to new and expectant mothers in need. Guests of the event and the public are welcome to bring a baby item to be donated to the Pregnancy Care center. Items requested include:
  • Bottles
  • Formula
  • Diapers (size preemie, newborn, 1, 3, 4, 5)
  • Burp cloths
  • Sleepers
  • Swaddles
  • Baby towels
  • Booties
  • Infant mittens
  • Clothing (new or gently used)
  • NO CAR SEATS
For additional questions about the Bundles for Babies community baby shower, please call the Women and Infants Center at 618-234-2120, ext. 31260, or to contact the Pregnancy Care Center, call 618-233-2273.
 

Media Contacts

Kelly Barbeau
Marketing/Comm. Manager
Phone: 618-234-2120, Ext. 41270
kelly.barbeau@hshs.org
 
Emily Wilson
Marketing Specialist
Phone: 618-234-2120, Ext. 41594
Fax: 618-222-4669
emily.wilson@hshs.org
 
Terriann Tharp
Division Director, Marketing & Communications
Phone: 217-347-1275
terriann.tharp@hshs.org