Saint Peter’s to host an afternoon of fun and information for new, expectant and hopeful parents

March 20, 2014

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Whether you are thinking about having a baby or you are already expecting, Saint Peter’s University Hospital can help you sort it all out during a special program dubbed “Baby & Child Fair” to be held from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 26, in the Sister Marie de Pazzi Conference Center, Saint Peter’s University Hospital, 254 Easton Avenue. Admission and parking are free.
Come meet and have your questions answered by members of our nursing team, obstetricians, pediatricians, fertility specialists, representatives from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, anesthesiologists, and lactation consultants.
New, expectant or want-to-be parents can also learn about and join one of Saint Peter’s informative parent education classes, tour Saint Peter’s delivery suites, or learn about The National Gianna Center for Women’s Health and Fertility™.  

 Participants can visit with local vendors, attend “Ask the Doctor” sessions, receive parent information, see car seat safety demos, take advantage of free

health screenings, and receive back massages. Children can have their face painted, create a card for their new brother or sister, and bring their favorite stuffed toy for a checkup. Win door prizes. Light refreshments will be provide.

“Visitors will have the opportunity to meet our professional staff and learn about the wide variety of services and programs that are available to expectant and new moms,” said Donna Makris, parent education coordinator. “You will have the opportunity to tour our maternity department, listen to lectures and meet local vendors.  And prizes will be drawn throughout the event.”
Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis) vaccines will also be available.
For more information, call the Parent Education Department at Saint Peter’s University Hospital at 732-745-8579 or visit
About Saint Peter’s University Hospital

Saint Peter’s University Hospital is a 478-bed acute-care teaching hospital sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen. Saint Peter’s is a state-designated children’s hospital and a regional perinatal center, and is a regional specialist in geriatrics, oncology, orthopedics, women’s services, and ambulatory care. The Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital provides families with access to a full range of pediatric specialties, including pediatric cardiology through its affiliation with The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Saint Peter’s is a sponsor of residency programs in obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and internal medicine and is an academic affiliate of Drexel University College of Medicine. Saint Peter’s also sponsors residency programs in radiology and orthopedic surgery. Visit for more information.

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