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Lexington Medical Center Hosts Baby Fair at Columbiana Centre
Posted by: Jennifer Wilson, Public Relations Manager | May 01, 2011
West Columbia, S.C. – Are you expecting a baby? Are you about to be a grandparent? Do you know someone who is about to welcome a new bundle of joy? Lexington Medical Center has the perfect event for you.
Lexington Medical Center will host its ninth annual Baby Fair on Saturday, May 7th at Columbiana Centre on Harbison Boulevard from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Attendees can visit booths to learn more about services and products designed to make life as a new parent easier. There will also be a children’s fashion show featuring styles from Belk, giveaways, grand prize drawings, vendors, games including a diaper derby and Daddy diaper challenge, demonstrations, children’s activities and a play area.
Visitors can meet and speak with Lexington Medical Center doctors and other health care providers. So far, the following physician practices are participating this year: Carolina Women’s Physicians, Lexington Pediatric Practice, Lexington Women’s Care and Lexington Medical Center Pediatrics. Baby Fair will also include representatives from Lexington Medical Center’s Women and Children’s Services department, community classes and nationally-recognized Doula program. Health Directions, the health and wellness facility that’s part of Lexington Medical Center, will participate, too.
Lexington Medical Center provides comprehensive and compassionate care for women in all stages of life. Our Ob/Gyn practices are home to the latest technology and physicians who are ranked among the top doctors in the country. In addition, our hospital is consistently voted “Best Place to Have a Baby” by readers of Palmetto Parent magazine. Lexington Medical Center delivers more than 3,200 babies each year. And, Lexington Medical Center is home to an innovative Doula program that is the first-of-its-kind in the Southeast; a Doula is a birth coach who offers mothers comfort and reassurance during labor and delivery.
Lexington Medical Center, in West Columbia, S.C., anchors a county-wide health care network that includes six community medical centers throughout Lexington County and employs a staff of 5,200 health care professionals. The network also includes the largest extended care facility in the Carolinas, two occupational health centers and more than 40 physician practices. At its heart is the 414-bed state-of-the-art Lexington Medical Center, with a reputation for the highest quality care. Lexington Medical Center won "Best Hospital" by readers of The State for ten years in a row, "Best Hospital" by readers of the Free Times, "Best Place to Have a Baby" by readers of Palmetto Parent, the "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation and the prestigious "Summit Award" from Press Ganey.