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Seventh Annual Babypalooza Baby & Maternity Fair

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The City of Hoover has officially declared Saturday, August 11, 2012 Babypalooza Day. The designation is made in honor of the Babypalooza Baby & Maternity fair that will have hundreds of new and expectant parents converging onto Hoover's St. Vincent's One Nineteen Wellness Center for a FREE Baby & Maternity expo. The event is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Vincent's One Nineteen (7191 Cahaba Valley Road, 35242).

Designed for new, expectant, and hopeful parents the expo focuses on providing information in a fun and energy filled environment. Babypalooza will feature more than 100 exhibits and include women's and infants health seminars, birth education information, games and prizes.

Setting Babypalooza apart from other expos are the attractions within the expo including: the Citywide Baby Shower, Diaper Derby, a Birthday Party Planning Expo, free Child I.D. Kits, Children's Fashion Shows, and more. New this year is the Cooking Stage!
 
A child health expo will be conducted by Children's of Alabama with representatives from several of the clinics within the hospital. Experts from a dozen Children's clinics will be on hand to talk about services and answer questions, including Early Intervention, Poison Control, Hearing and Speech, Injury Prevention, Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, CHIPS Clinic and the Medical Autism Clinic.

St. Vincent's Hospital is also hosting a Women's Health Expo featuring physician-lead health seminars, cooking demonstrations along with demonstrations of yoga, spin and hula hoop.

Food truck vendors will include Fresh off the Bun, Dreamcakes Cupcakes, Coca-Cola, and Bluebell Ice cream.

The event and parking is FREE. Overflow parking and a shuttle will be provided.