Press release from Dearborn County Hospital
(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - The Birthing Center of Dearborn County Hospital will sponsor the Dearborn County 4-H & Community Fair Baby Contest on Wednesday, June 19, at the Dearborn County Fairgrounds. Entry fees for the Baby Contest will be covered by the Dearborn County Hospital Birthing Center, one of the fair’s Grand Champion sponsors.
There are no residency requirements for the contest and babies from newborns through 18 months of age are eligible to enter. Contestants must wear a white “onesie,” or a white diaper and white T-shirt, and have no hair decorations. Babies are judged on personality, appearance and attentiveness. Registration is from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. with judging beginning promptly at 7:00 p.m.
Babies chosen as the Prince and Princess will each receive a trophy and a $100 savings account provided by Dearborn County Hospital. Door prizes will be awarded, compliments of the Center for Women & Children: Obstetrician/Gynecologists Stephan Kraeling, M.D.; and Edward Reece, D.O.; and Pediatricians Courtney Caños, M.D.; Veronica Jensen, M.D.; Alma Maric, M.D.; and Elizabeth Reece, M.D.; and Partners In Health Women’s Center: Obstetrician/Gynecologist Carol Lovins, M.D., and Certified Nurse Midwife Amy Palmer, C.N.M.
Parents are encouraged to thoroughly read the contest rules which are on the fair website at www.dearborncountyfair.com. For additional information, please call the fair office the week of the event at (812) 532-2050.
For more information on the Dearborn County Hospital Birthing Center, please call
(812) 537-8273 or (800) 676-5572, ext. 8273, or log onto the hospital’s website at www.dch.org. To learn more about the Center for Women & Children, please call their Lawrenceburg location at (812) 537-5759 or the Bright office at (812) 656-8100. For information regarding the Partners In Health Women’s Center, please call (812) 537-9100.