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HRRMC Pregnancy and Baby Fair on March 16

Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center’s Family Birthing Center will host the HRRMC Pregnancy and Baby Fair on Saturday, March 16, from 10 a.m. to noon. The event will be held in the hospital’s atrium lobby by the main entrance, 1000 Rush Drive, Salida.

The fair is free and open to everyone. Tours of the HRRMC Family Birthing Center will be available as well as information on breastfeeding, baby care, nutrition and more.

A car seat, swing, stroller and other great prizes will be given away at the event.

“This is an excellent opportunity to explore all of the resources available for families in our community,” said Lorrie Hocke, manager of the HRRMC Family Birthing Center. “Come meet our staff and share how we can help you to have your ideal birthing experience.”

More than 20 exhibitors plan to participate in the fair including Chaffee County Public Health, Salida Early Childhood Center, La Leche League, The Local Latch, Planned Parenthood, REACH Air, Monarch Anesthesia, SafeCare, Best Start and HRRMC Rehabilitation.

Other exhibitors are the Salida and Buena Vista Pregnancy Centers, Chaffee County Early Childhood Council, Chaffee County Breastfeeding Coalition, Family and Youth Initiatives, Chaffee County Oral Health Program, Mothers’ Milk Bank and more.

Information will also be available from local family medicine physicians who provide obstetrics.

For more information about the fair, please call (719) 530-2217.