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BIRMINGHAM (Aug. 6, 2013) – The eighth annual Babypalooza Baby & Maternity tour comes to Birmingham on Saturday, Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex's East Exhibit Hall (2100 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N.). This family-friendly event presented by Children's of Alabama will provide local resources for expecting parents, new parents and growing families with young children.
As Central Alabama's only baby and maternity expo and market, Babypalooza will feature more than 100 exhibits, educational opportunities, prizes and boutique shopping. Attendees can browse the latest baby products, participate in contests, talk to health representatives about children's and women's health issues and participate in other interactive areas including diaper derbies, baby showers, and photo booths.
A child health expo will be conducted by Children's of Alabama with representatives from several of the clinics within the hospital. Experts from 10 Children's clinics will be on hand to talk about services and answer questions, including Early Intervention, Lactation, Hearing and Speech, Injury Prevention, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, CHIPS Clinic and the Diabetes Center.
The first 250 attendees will receive VIP swag bags sponsored by St. Vincent's Health System.
The event is free but the public must register to enter. Registration and more information is available at www.babypaloozatour.com or www.childrensal.org.
Children's of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children since 1911, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Last year, families made more than 670,000 outpatient and nearly 14,000 inpatient visits to Children's from every county in Alabama and from 41 other states and four foreign countries. With more than 2 million square feet, Children's is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. and has been ranked among the top children's hospital programs in the country for the past four years by US News & World Report. More information is available at www.childrensal.org.