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Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills to Host a Free Birth & Baby Fest for Local Moms-to-Be

Participants at the 2018 Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills Birth & Baby Fest were inspired and informed by numerous local service providers in support of their healthy pregnancies and deliveries.

A day of education to inform expecting families of various helpful programs

Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills will host its Birth & Baby Fest, on Sunday, April 28, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, 68 Harris-Bushville Road, in Harris, NY.

The event is free for all pregnant women and new parents and is sponsored by Maternal Infant Services Inc. (MISN), the Sullivan County Breastfeeding Coalition and Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills. It provides a day of education to inform expecting families of various helpful programs and support in Sullivan County.

Throughout the event, brief educational mini-workshops will be presented on topics such as:

  • Nutrition
  • Breastfeeding
  • Car seat safety
  • Safe sleep

Garnet Health Doctors’s physicians for newborn to adult care and Garnet Health Doctors Pediatric Hospitalist and Medical Director of Pediatrics for the Greater Hudson valley Health System, Anjana Poonthota, will be available to speak with participants.

There will be raffle prizes and diaper giveaways, free gifts for all pregnant women and tours of the Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills Birthing Center will be available.

Participating Organizations

Attendees will be provided with an information card listing the participating organizations which will include:

  • Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills
  • Garnet Health Doctors
  • MISN
  • Sullivan County Public Health
  • Women, Infants & Children (WIC)
  • Healthy Families
  • Independent Living
  • Fidelis Care
  • Hudson River Health Care
  • Hudson Valley Community Services
  • The Sullivan County Child Care Council

Other providers and services participating at the Birth & Baby Fest include:

  • Doula for Moms
  • New York Babywearing
  • Kathleen A. Christie, LCSW.

Register Now

To register, visit https://sullivan-county-birth-baby-fest2019.eventbrite.com
For information on Maternity Services at Garnet Health Medical Center – Catskills, visit www.crmcny.org/BirthingCenter

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