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Expectant Mothers Offered Free Baby Shower

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April 9, 2018

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, Astria Toppenish Hospital offers free resources, gifts for pregnant moms

TOPPENISH – Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic and Astria Toppenish Hospital are partnering to offer Lower Valley moms a baby shower.

Moms are invited to the free baby shower on Wednesday, April 18, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at Astria Toppenish Hospital, located at 502 West Fourth in Toppenish. A baby shower for Spanish speaking moms will be offered the same day from 12:30 to 3 p.m.

The baby shower is open to moms at least 28 weeks pregnant, who will enjoy food, games, gifts, and a hospital tour. Expectant mothers will also hear from local health professionals about available resources, and what to expect before, during, and after delivery.

Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic resources at the event include: WIC, Community Health Services, Breastfeeding Peer Education, Primary Care Nutrition Services, and the Lower Valley Parents as Teachers group. Also on hand at the event will be Astria Toppenish Hospital representatives.

“Our goal at the baby shower is to introduce moms to all the services Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic and Astria has to offer,” Jessica Johnson, Community Relations Coordinator said.

Interested attendees can call (509) 865-1506 or text “ForBaby” to 85511 to register.

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About Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic: The Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides comprehensive medical, dental, and social services for more than 141,000 people throughout the Pacific Northwest. Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic employs 1,390 full-time staff and more than 600 part-time staff, medical residents, dental residents, students and volunteers. Facilities: 19 medical clinics, 10 dental clinics, 57 programs. Locations: Washington State clinics are located in Grandview, Prosser, Pasco, Spokane, Sunnyside, Toppenish, Yakima, Walla Walla and Wapato. In Oregon, clinics are located in Hermiston, Portland, Salem and Woodburn. Visit: www.yvfwc.com

About Astria Health: Astria Health, headquartered in the heart of the Yakima Valley in the state of Washington, is the largest non-profit healthcare system based in Eastern Washington.  Astria Health is the parent non-profit organization of Astria Sunnyside Hospital in Sunnyside, Washington, Astria Regional Medical Center, Yakima, Washington and Astria Toppenish Hospital, Toppenish, Washington along with outpatient Astria Health Centers (14 medical clinics and 24 specialty clinics) conveniently located in towns and cities throughout the Region.  Committed to investing in a continuum of care for the people who live and work throughout Eastern Washington, Astria Health’s goal is to build sustainable healthcare organizations that improve health in the communities we serve.