Bay Pines VA Healthcare System to Host First Ever Baby Shower for Expecting Families - Bay Pines VA Healthcare System
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Bay Pines VA Healthcare System to Host First Ever Baby Shower for Expecting Families

April 10, 2018

BAY PINES, FL – The Bay Pines VA Healthcare System (VAHCS) will host its first ever baby shower on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. The event will take place in the building 20 auditorium located at the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center. Click here for address information and a campus map.
This event is being held to honor and support Veteran mothers and fathers who are welcoming a new addition to their family in 2018. Bay Pines VAHCS has partnered with Voluntary Service, Veteran Service Organizations, Vet Centers, and community supporters to plan and provide resources for this event.
The baby shower will feature educational presentations, giveaway baskets, and health and wellness information to include nutrition for new parents/families, stress management, and resources for enhancing family relationships.
Veterans and their loved ones who are interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP online at by Tuesday, May 1, 2018.
The Bay Pines event is part of VA’s nationwide baby shower initiative occurring across the country from May 7-11, 2018 leading up to Mother’s Day on May 13. For more information about the baby shower, please contact Julia Adams, Women Veterans Program Manager at 727-398-6661, extension 14312.

About the Bay Pines VA Healthcare System
The Bay Pines VAHCS is one of the nation’s leading VA healthcare systems, employing nearly 4,300 medical professionals and support staff dedicated to providing the very best care to Veterans residing in southwest Florida. The organization is one of the largest VA health care systems in the country in terms of patients served and is accredited by The Joint Commission, Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities, and several other nationally recognized accrediting organizations. The Bay Pines VAHCS operates nine facilities to include the main medical center located in Bay Pines and outpatient clinics located in Bradenton, Cape Coral, Naples, Palm Harbor, Port Charlotte, Sarasota, St. Petersburg, and Sebring. To learn more, please visit, like us on Facebook at, or follow us on Twitter at