Calling all new and expectant parents! Come to the Fondulac Park District Building, 201 Veterans Drive, East Peoria on Saturday, July 8th from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm for a few hours of learning, prizes, and fun!
The Tazewell County Health Department would like to offer free diapers and other baby items at a resource event on July 8th. The Bumps2Babies event will take place at the Fondulac Park District Building in East Peoria from 11 am – 1 pm. This event is open to all pregnant and expectant families with a baby up to one year old. Topics will include benefits of a healthy pregnancy, effects of smoking on pregnancy, nutrition, Car Seat Safety, Breastfeeding education, etc.
“The goal of the Bumps2Babies event is to increase education and resources available to new parents,” states Beth Beachy, Director of Birth to Five Services at Tazewell County Health Department. “Premature and low birth weight babies are more likely to have behavioral issues, hearing and vision defects and dental abnormalities. Our programs strive to reduce the number of poor birth outcomes of high-risk pregnancies.”
Local Organizations/ Programs/ Resources
OSF HealthCare Children's Hospital of Illinois Car Seat Program