Expectant Parents Invited to Attend Free Prenatal Health Fair on Feb 24

Written by admin, February 20, 2014

February 20, 2014 –  Expert Prenatal Advice and Newborn Parenting Tips!

140220 mom & babyExpectant parents and their families are invited to a fun and informative night out by attending the Prenatal Health Fair hosted by Peterborough Public Health at the Holiday Inn on Monday, February 24 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

This event is free and open to everyone with an interest in learning how best to prepare for having a baby, and about the supports available in the Peterborough area.  The Prenatal Health Fair features interactive displays and demonstrations on a wide variety of topics such as nutrition for baby and Mom, becoming a parent, baby’s development, and much more.

Car seat experts from the newly-formed Peterborough and Area Car Seat Committee will share tips and answer questions about how to safely buckle up your baby, a massage therapist will demonstrate infant massage techniques, a chiropractor will recommend ways to prevent back pain in pregnancy and hospital staff will share the many ways they provide support to get breastfeeding off to a good start.  Fathers-to-be won’t want to miss trying on the “Empathy Belly” and visiting the fathering display.  You might even win one of two beautiful door prizes!

For more details, please call Kris Hazlitt at Peterborough Public Health at (705) 743-1000, ext. 254.




For further information, please contact:
Helen Ames, Public Health Nurse
Peterborough Public Health
(705) 743-1000, ext. 214