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Mercy Stork Affair

Join us for Stork Affair! If you’re planning a family or expecting, this event is for you!

Mercy’s world-class birthing center blends the warmth of a home-like environment with the most advanced care available in Iowa. Learn why moms trust us for their birthing experience.

Saturday, March 17
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Mercy Medical Center-Des Moines
1111 6th Ave., Des Moines


Admission is FREE.

Register for Stork Affair online ahead of time and receive an extra entry in the Dream Nursery giveaway!

Educational Expo

Level A
Learn from experts on a variety of baby-related topics.

9:30-9:55 a.m.
Car Seat Safety—Classroom 1
Boot Camp for Dads—Classroom 3
Prenatal Yoga—Classroom 6
Breast-feeding Essentials—Classroom 7

10-10:25 a.m.
Car Seat Safety—Classroom 1
Boot Camp for Dads—Classroom 3
Baby & Me Yoga—Classroom 6
Childbirth Education and Birth Doulas—Classroom 7

10:30-10:55 a.m.
Baby Basics—Classroom 1
Count the Kicks—Classroom 3
Baby & Me Yoga—Classroom 6
Breast-feeding Essentials—Classroom 7

11-11:25 a.m.
Baby Basics—Classroom 1
Count the Kicks—Classroom 3
Childbirth Education and Birth Doulas—Classroom 7

11:30-11:55 a.m.
Choosing a Pediatrician—Classroom 1
Raising Babies with Pets—Classroom 3
What to Expect in the Hospital After Your Baby is Born—Classroom 6
OB Emergency Department—Classroom 7

12-12:25 p.m.
Choosing a Pediatrician—Classroom 1
Raising Babies with Pets—Classroom 3
What to Expect in the Hospital After Your Baby is Born—Classroom 6
OB Emergency Department—Classroom 7

Exhibitor Hall

See and shop the latest and greatest products for mom and baby.

Presenting Sponsor
Buy Buy Baby

In-Kind Sponsors
Boesen
HyVee
Jay's Cookies
Party City

Vendors
Balance Chiropractic/Midwest Mom and Wife
Bella Baby
Count the Kicks
CyroCell
Family Tree Yoga
Iowa Family Chiropractor
Just Between Friends
Little Lamb Knits
March of Dimes
Memory Builders
Mercy Childbirth Education and Doula Services
Mercy Children’s Hospital & Clinics
Mercy Daddy Boot Camp
Mercy Lactation Services
Mercy Midwives
Mercy Outpatient Pharmacy
Swell
Usborne Books

Dream Nursery Prize 

Sponsored by BuyBuy Baby; Best Chairs, Inc.; and Sorelle

Stop by the Buy Buy Baby booth in the Auditorium to register to win nursery furniture that includes a crib, dresser, changer rail and chair. Retail value is $1,600. They will also be giving away a high chair, coupons and product samples. The Dream Nursery winner will be announced after 12:40 p.m. The winner must be present.

Buy Buy Baby Storytime Series Sorelle Furniture

Giveaways and Prizes

Attendees will receive a tote bag and baby keepsake book. There will also be door prizes for Educational Expo attendees. Door prizes and Dream Nursery winners will be announced in the Auditorium starting at 12:40 p.m. *Winners must be present to claim prizes.

Tours

8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Visit the Mercy Women & Infants’ Center and meet our staff. Tours are available on Floors 3 (Labor and Delivery and OB Emergency Department) and 2 (Mother/Baby and NICU display). 

Car Seat Safety Check

9 a.m. to Noon
East Parking Ramp

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, as many as 80 percent of car seats are not installed correctly. Don’t be a statistic – let Mercy’s experts inspect or install your car seat free of charge.

 

(515) 247-3121
1111 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50314

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