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Expecting Mothers Offered Free Baby Shower in Sunnyside, August 28

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August 26, 2019
Baby showers for expectant mothers in Sunnyside, Wednesday, August 28 at 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. at Astria Sunnyside Hospital, hosted by Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic

SUNNYSIDE – It’s a special day to celebrate a new baby on the way.  Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic and Astria Sunnyside Hospital are hosting a baby shower for Sunnyside-area moms-to-be.

Moms are invited to the free baby shower on Wednesday, August 28, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Astria Sunnyside Hospital, located at 1016 Tacoma Ave. in Sunnyside. A baby shower for Spanish speaking moms will be offered the same day from 12:30 to 3 p.m.

The baby shower is open to moms at least 28 weeks pregnant. Moms will enjoy food, games, gifts, and a hospital tour. Expectant mothers will also hear from local health professionals about available resources, and what to expect before, during, and after delivery.

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic resource programs at the event include: WIC, Community Health Services, Breastfeeding Peer Education, Primary Care Nutrition Services, and the Lower Valley Parents as Teachers group. Also on hand at the event will be Astria Toppenish Hospital representatives, as well as local health plans.

“Our goal at the baby shower is to introduce moms to all the services Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic and Astria have to offer,” Jessica Johnson, Community Relations Coordinator said.

Interested attendees can call (509)837-1535 or text “ValleyBabies” to 85511 to register.