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Published on October 06, 2006

2nd Annual Baby Expo To Be Held Saturday, October 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Waccamaw Community Hospital

Friday, October 06, 2006

Murrells Inlet, SC - Future and new parents, grandparents, and infant caregivers are invited to attend the second annual GHS Baby Expo event on Saturday, October 21 from 9am to 1pm at Waccamaw Community Hospital.

Baby Expo participants will have the opportunity to learn more about Obstetrical Services offered at Waccamaw Community Hospital and Georgetown Memorial Hospital. There will also be four workshops on lactation, baby basics, car seat safety and pain management. Hospital staff will be conducting guided tours of the labor and delivery unit. Free babysitting will be available for parents who would like to attend these 30-minute workshops.Additional information about prescription safety, nutrition, exercise, massage, parenting, choosing the right daycare and WIC will also be available for participants.Vendor booths will feature infant related products such as maternity and baby clothing, books, toys and photography. Prize drawings and giveaways will be offered at many of the booths.

Local radio station Star 92.1 is a co-sponsor of the event.

Staff representing Pediatric and OB-Gyn offices who are members of Georgetown Hospital System will be at the Baby Expo to answer questions.

Questions about the GHS Baby Expo should be directed to Vikky Gentry, Physician Liaison and PR Specialist at 651-3425.


Tidelands Health is the region’s largest health care provider and MUSC Health affiliate, serving the Carolinas at four hospitals and more than 60 outpatient locations. More than 2,500 employee, physician and volunteer partners work side by side with our communities to transform the health of our region – promoting wellness, preventing illness, encouraging recovery and restoring health.