Saint Thomas Health and Nashville Parent are excited to announce the return of The Baby Fair to Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Saint Thomas Health is honored to once again partner with Nashville Parent to bring The Baby Fair "Back to the Heart of the City."
This year marks the 17th annual baby fair, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Gladys Stringfield Owen (GSO) Education Center at Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, with more than 400 expected attendees. Each year, The Baby Fair provides new and expectant parents with resources and information on all-things-baby through demonstrations and educational booths featuring prize giveaways, contests, and guest speakers. The Baby Fair features more than 40 exhibitors with essentials like safety equipment, baby furniture, accessories and more. The Baby Fair stage will boast Q&A sessions with Saint Thomas OB/GYNs, nurses, lactation specialists, childhood nutritionists, and baby safety experts
In addition, Saint Thomas Health will host tours of newly remodeled labor & delivery rooms, The Birthing Center, and share information with new and future parents about Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital's high-risk maternal care options, NICU, and well-baby nursery. Attendees at the event will have the opportunity to meet Saint Thomas Health OB/GYNs and certified nurse midwives, and attend classes on a range of topics, including baby basics, natural pregnancies, and breast feeding.
"We are excited to partner with Nashville Parent to bring needed resources and information to hundreds of new and expectant families in Nashville," said Kristen Toth, Vice President of Women's and Children's Services at Saint Thomas Health. "Our goal is to inform attendees of all that Saint Thomas Health offers for expectant families in hopes of finding a delivery plan that is right for their unique needs.
New and expectant parents will have a chance to win prizes while playing games like "Babytime Trivia," "Daddy Diaper Derby" and more. Visitors will be able to pick up samples and register for giveaways worth thousands of dollars throughout the day, including more than $2,500 worth of goodies in the Grand Prize from USA Baby in Franklin. Starting two weeks prior to The Baby Fair, new and expectant parents can visit nashvilleparent.com to enter The Baby Fair's exclusive Grand Prize giveaway.