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Cox Health Baby Affair

Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 9:48 AM

CoxHealth presents Ladies First: After 30 years, the annual Baby Affair is expanding to include women of any age. Whether you’re a new mom or 50-plus and fabulous, it’s a day of free information and resources for your mind and body. Learn from experts throughout the day with live demonstrations on baby basics, such as cloth diapering and baby wearing, plus techniques for preventing infant choking and stress management tips to prevent shaking a baby. As always, donations will be collected for Diaper Bank of the Ozarks.

 

Join Cox Health April 6 at 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cox Medical Center South

West Tower and West Pavilion entrances

Enjoy:

Free classes and demonstrations

70+ vendors and exhibits

Health screenings and door prizes

Ozark Mountain Flower Truck

Free valet parking at West Tower entrance

Relax with a free chair massage

 

Keynote speaker – Amy Blansit

11 a.m.-noon | Foster Auditorium, first floor, Cox Medical Center South

  • Mom, social entrepreneur, community leader, activist, wellness advocate
  • Biz 417 magazine’s 2017 Person of the Year
  • A Springfield local who has lived her life working to lift up her community

ATTEND A SEMINAR

Recommended Health Screenings for Women Across Their Lifespan

-12:30-1 p.m.

-Foster Auditorium, first floor,

Cox Medical Center South

Learn about current recommendations

for preventive and wellness screenings.

 

JOIN A TOUR

Cardiovascular Services

-10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

-Meeting room 3, first floor,

Cox Medical Center South

Tour the new state-of-the-art electrophysiology lab.

 

ON-SITE SCREENINGS

Achilles screenings

-9 a.m.-2 p.m.

-Meeting room 1, first floor,

Cox Medical Center South

This is a quick and pain-free screening to help determine your risk for osteoporosis.

 

Mammograms

-10 a.m.-1 p.m

-Meeting room 1, first floor,

Cox Medical Center South

Free mammograms offered for eligible women. In partnership with the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks.

 

Vein screenings

-10 a.m.-1 p.m.

-Meeting room 3, first floor,

Cox Medical Center South

Do you have varicose veins? Bring your shorts (we’ll have a private changing area), get screened and learn about treatment options.

 

ASK QUESTIONS IN A CLASS

Breastfeeding and Back to Work

-9:30-10 a.m.

-Suite 130, first floor, The Turner Center

Learn how to prepare your baby, caregivers and yourself for breastfeeding success.

 

Menopause*

-9:30-10 a.m.

-Cafeteria A and B, first floor, Cox Medical Center South

Join us for a discussion on the spectrum of health issues women may face in their middle years.

 

Grandparenting

-10:15-10:45 a.m.

-Suite 130, first floor, The Turner Center

Learn trends in labor and delivery, safety issues and your role as a grandparent.

Integrated Medicine*

-10:15-10:45 a.m.

-Cafeteria A and B, first floor, Cox Medical Center South

Learn about nontraditional medicine options for women.

 

Is This My Body?

-1:15-1:45 p.m.

-Suite 130, first floor, The Turner Center

Learn about the physical changes and fitness strategies during and after pregnancy.

 

Pelvic Health and Wellness*

-1:15-1:45 p.m.

-Cafeteria A and B, first floor, Cox Medical Center South

Find out about treatments and therapies we offer to help you regain your confidence.

 

* Speaker is a physician or nurse practitioner

 

BREASTFEEDING AREAS PROVIDED

Women’s Center Lactation Services, West Tower Lactation room, first floor, outside Pediatric Unit

 

To learn more, call 417-269-4664 or visit coxhealth.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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