Miami, FL–(HISPANIC PR WIRE – BUSINESS WIRE)–October 14, 2004–The TodoBebé(TM) Baby Fair is being held this Saturday October 16, from 9AM to 5PM in the parking lot of the Wal-Mart Super Center in Miami located at 9300 NW 77th Avenue, Hialeah Gardens. Kicking off this exciting event will be the US Surgeon General “America’s chief health educator”, Vice Admiral Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H, F.A.C.S. who will speak on the topic of pre-natal and baby wellcare. Also joining together to make it an exciting event are TodoBebé, Wal-Mart, Telemundo 51, People en Español magazine, Nestlé Nan, LeapFrog Enterprises, Caracol Radio and the March of Dimes.
The event is free and will provide a fun venue for Hispanic parents to meet experts to learn all about pregnancy, breastfeeding, baby nutrition, how to raise a bilingual baby, and how to get health care coverage for your family — all in Spanish!
Families can win great prizes every half hour, ask questions to leading doctors, participate in entertaining activities like baby crawling contests and face painting, pregnant woman can listen to their baby’s heart beat, plus sample products, and learn how to properly install a car seat.
TodoBebé’s TV show hosts Jeannette Kaplun and Maggie Jiménez along with other celebrity moms and dads will join in the fun to share with other Hispanic expecting and new parents.
— The US Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Richard H. Carmona: Topic: Pre-Natal Care
— Dr. Juanita de la Cruz, Miami Dade County Public Schools. Topic: How to raise a bilingual baby
— Gayane Stefanian, Injury Free Coalition. Topic: Top ten mistakes you should avoid while driving with your kids
— Dr Cordero. Pediatrician. Topic: How to prevent Obesity in Children
— Dr Francisco Paez, Pediatrix Medical Group. Topic: How to detect metabolic illnesses in babies
— Dr. Peter Khamzonga, Baptist Hospital. Topic: The importance of a prenatal test.
— Dr. Jesús Abilio Rodriguez, Head starts Program. Topic: How to interact with your baby at an early stage
— Dr. Aida Luz Maisonet Giachello, Director & Founder of the Midwest Latino Health, Research & Policy Center. Topic: How to succeed in your breastfeeding goal
— Dr. Susan Salsbury, OB/GYN, Palmetto General Hospital. Topic: What is a high-risk pregnancy? Tips to ensure a healthy pregnancy
— Miami Maternity Center
— Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital
— University of Miami-Jackson Memorial Hospital
— Miami Children’s Hospital
— Miami Dade Health Department
— Avanti Services
ADDRESS: Parking Lot of the Wal-Mart Super Center at 9300 NW 77th Avenue, Hialeah Gardens, Miami FL 33016.
TodoBebé is an integrated media company dedicated to providing information about babies and pregnancy to Spanish speakers worldwide through Internet, television, events, radio, custom publishing, and grass roots outreach. TodoBebe’s TV show airs on the Telemundo network and the company’s weekly radio show and daily tips air on 16 radio stations in Latin America. Its popular global Web site http://www.todobebe.com hosts 400,000 unique visitors per month, and a rapidly growing global online Club Membership of 200,000 registered Spanish-speaking members who are planning, expecting and raising babies.
For more information about TodoBebé please visit http://www.todobebe.com .
Cynthia Nelson, 305-298-0687