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Educational event to help new moms a success

Published On: May 24 2013 09:54:03 PM CDT
Updated On: May 24 2013 02:58:01 PM CDT
ABINGDON, Va. -

On Thursday, Johnston Memorial Hospital hosted its seventh annual Mother & Child Expo.

JMH said more than 350 guests attended the educational event.

The expo took place at the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center.

The event included physician education classes, vendor booths, and information sessions. Participants got the chance to learn more about breastfeeding, healthy snacks for kids and how to deal with a picky eater.

The expo also catered to moms-to-be with classes on what new parents need to know before they bring home their baby.