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Children's of Alabama to Sponsor Eleventh Annual Babypalooza on Aug. 15

BIRMINGHAM  – The eleventh annual Babypalooza Baby & Maternity tour comes to Birmingham on Saturday, Aug. 15th from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex's North Exhibit Hall (2100 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N.). This family-friendly event sponsored in part 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 ten Children's clinics will be on hand to talk about services and answer questions, including: Lactation, Hearing and Speech, CHIPS Center, Children’s South Surgery, Allergy and Immunology, Orthopedics, Alabama Safe Kids, Patient Health and Safety Information, Regional Poison Control Center and Early Intervention.

The event is free but the public must register to enter.  Registration and more information is available at or

Since 1911, Children’s of Alabama has provided specialized medical care for ill and injured children, offering inpatient and outpatient services throughout central Alabama. Ranked among the best pediatric medical centers in the nation by US News & World Report, Children’s provided care for youngsters from every county in Alabama, 42 other states and 10 foreign countries last year, representing more than 653,000 outpatient visits and nearly 14,000 inpatient admissions. With more than 2 million square feet, Children’s is the third largest pediatric medical facility in the U.S. More information is available at