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‘World’s Greatest Baby Shower’ welcomes little ones to the world

Missi Sig

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On Friday, January 26, 2024, pregnant moms and families with infants up to one year were invited to welcome their little ones to this great, big world at the Mary Sue Rich Community Center at 1821 NW 21st Street in Ocala for the 2024 Marion County World’s Greatest Baby Shower.

The education event, had so much for families to do, games, a scavenger hunt, prizes, exhibitors and give aways. The education that a new, or even not so new parent can get from this event is priceless. Not only can the things you learn make you and your babies life easier but it can actually save lives too. Fathers were also encouraged to attend this fun and interactive baby shower, and the Dads were there enjoying their families and showing off their beautiful bundles.

Teaching Children A Love For Reading

The Marion County Library System was at the 2024 Marion County World’s Greatest Baby Shower at the Mary Sue Rich Community Center in Ocala on Friday, January 26, 2024 teaching a love for reading from the start. Pictured is from left is MCLS’s Ashley, Lia, Chona and Julie, with the Ryan family, 3 year old Hayden, mom-Rowen, dad-Zack, and precious Callie, who is just 2 months old.

Celebrating A Baby Soon

Karen Pugh, who is a licensed Midwife, explained birthing options to Laksmi and Mitch Rampp, who are anxiously awaiting the birth of their baby.

Baby Shower Offers Health Options For Families

Ella Lyman and Elois Lee with AHEC Suwannee River offer families that are pregnant or have a infant under one year, information on smoking cessation classes and health insurance through the Affordable Care Act Marketplace.

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