Community shower for expectant mothers to be held in Tama

A community baby shower will be held on June 4 from 9 a.m. to noon at the South Tama Elementary Cafeteria in Tama.

Any expecting mother that attends will receive a free diaper bag and will be entered to win a free car seat or a pack n’ play. Shower participants will receive newborn supplies including diapers and wipes in addition to learning about resources available to support a newborn’s healthy start.

Those interested in attending should fill out a confidential survey guaranteeing them entry into the event and a free diaper bag. The English version of the survey can be accessed here: https://forms.gle/CtWgmixtNpB6sq5a6. The Spanish version of the survey can be accessed here: https://forms.gle/eBJcckwNGxW5wB4u8

The event is being coordinated by the Better Tomorrows organization that serves both Tama and Benton counties.

Service providers interested in hosting a table at the shower

If you provide services to new parents and infants and would like to have a table at the shower, please contact India Snow-Watt with Lutheran Services in Iowa’s Healthy Families program by calling 319-214-1054 (work) or 319-440-3440 (cell) or by emailing india.snow-watt@lsiowa.org.