[After] Birth, Navigating the Fourth Trimester

Join us for this event discussing everything postpartum: expecting mothers and family, adoptive parents, mothers who recently or not so recently gave birth, we are all postpartum. Come learn more about the postpartum experience, and how to best care for mom and baby. Including vendors, speakers, panel Q&A, works by local artist, food/drinks for purchase, and more!

BABYPALOOZA BABY & MATERNITY EXPO

BABYPALOOZA BABY & MATERNITY EXPO

New and expectant parents don’t miss metro Birmingham’s biggest MOMMY MEET-UP — the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Experience is coming to the Finley Center in Hoover from 9 AM to 2 PM.

Babypalooza LIVE! is where new, expectant, and even hopeful moms get to connect to each other and all of the local resources in the area.  Features include pre and postnatal health seminars from Grandview Medical Center, Babypalooza U parenting workshops, the 4D Mommies, 3D/4D Ultrasound and gender reveal studio, BuyBuy Baby Registry 101 with the ability to demo and win baby gear, baby and maternity exhibitors, and much more.

Moms will be able to use the Babypalooza APP to get detailed vendor information, start their baby registry, add items to their registry and play the Baby Bingo and the Babypalooza Scavenger hunt for prizes.

Admission is free for Babypalooza members, join and get details on how to win the big prizes at BabyPalooza.com.

Singing to Preemies can Affect Their Health

Moms who sing lullabies may do more for their newborns than expected.

Studies in music therapy show when mothers sing to their premature infants, it can stabilize the baby’s heart rate and breathing. Full-term babies are able to recognize their mothers’ voices once they’re born, so allowing preemies the chance to gain this connection outside of the womb is important.

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