Soin Baby Fair Featured Free Car Seat Safety Checks, Dads Derby, Runway Show & Cutest Baby Contest
Over 250 people in attended Soin’s June 8 Baby Fair. Practically everything an expecting family needs to know to prepare for the arrival of a new baby was there. Tours of the Maternity Unit, retail booths, talk to baby doctors, and childbirth class sign ups. The fair also featured food, entertainment, and prizes. A fire truck from the Beavercreek Fire Department was on display. Grandview police officers inspected 31 car seats and 40 families toured the Maternity Center. The event was free and opened to the public.
Dads tested their skill at maneuvering a baby stroller in the Dads Derby. Contestants pushed a stroller with a baby doll inside through a timed obstacle course of four stations, where they had to:
- Change the baby doll’s diaper
- Pack the bag for the hospital
- Place the baby doll in the car seat
- Drink milk from the baby bottle
Winners received a gift certificate to Dick’s Sporting Goods.
Babies”R”Us Runway Show
Parents checked out the latest baby gear at the Babies”R”Us Runway Show. Moms, dads, and network employees demonstrated travel systems, diaper bags, and baby carriers. Toddlers also modeled summer clothing.
Cutest KBaby Contest
Babies competed in the cutest “KBaby.” The contest was open to children ages infant to four years old. The winner received a free portrait session from Callahan Photography.
About Soin Maternity Unit
Soin’s labor, delivery, and patient rooms are designed to keep mother and baby together as long as possible. This “rooming in” concept is quickly becoming popular within the healthcare industry. Rooms are private, beautifully designed with natural colors to create a soothing space. Each room offers the GetWellNetwork, interactive software that helps patients get more involved in their care process. Using the bedside TV, the GetWellNetwork system enables patients to view movies, access the internet, play games, and get health information.