Two Hundred Attend Art of Having a Baby Maternity Fair


Cortlandt Manor, NY - (May 22, 2012) About 200 prospective parents came out on Sunday, May 20th to Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s 2nd Annual “Art of Having a Baby” Maternity Fair.  The day was filled with activities for everyone to enjoy- from educational workshops by HVHC maternity experts, a fashion show for moms and vendors who offered a range of products and services for everyone in the family.

Sponsors included Kohl’s, I Luv My Kids, Margaret Rizzuto Photography, New England Financial, Tutor Time Child Care Center, and Westchester Medical Practice.

Child safety expert Allison Rhodes, founder of Safety Mom, who discussed ways to keep children – from infants to teens – safe.

This year’s fair took a “retro” twist with an antique and historical photo display of important maternity milestones at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, which first opened its doors in 1889.  Tours were given of Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s Women’s Pavilion for Birthing.

The big winner of the day was Emma Latronica of Beacon who walked away with the grand prize of a crib with a mattress and bed set valued at $1,000 donated by I Luv My Kids.


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Hudson Valley Hospital Center is dedicated to serving the health care needs of the community and to providing quality, comprehensive medical care in a compassionate, professional, respectful manner, without regard to race, religion, national origin or disease category. Offering state-of-the-art diagnostic treatment, education and preventive services, the Hospital is committed to improving the quality of life in the community.  In fulfilling this mission, the Hospital will strive to continuously improve the care provided and develop and offer programs, facilities, systems and alliances that most effectively respond to community health care needs.  Hudson Valley Hospital Center is located on Route 202 (1980 Crompond Road) in Cortlandt Manor, New York. For physician directory assistance please call 800-482-HVHC or visit