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World’s Greatest Baby Shower benefit coming to Marion County

The World’s Greatest Baby Shower, an event to promote and support excepting and new mothers, is coming to Marion County in January.

The World’s Greatest Baby Shower will be held on Thursday, January 23, at the Marion County Sheriff’s Office Multi-Purpose Room (3300 NW 10th Street) from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00—8:00 p.m. This educational, health and safety event will educate expectant and new parents and promote prenatal and infant healthcare.

Topics for this year’s event include prenatal nutrition, breastfeeding, avoidance of tobacco and substance use, skills in parenting and infant safety, and increase knowledge of community resources.

Resources about pregnancy, parenthood, and newborns and infants will be available. There will also be games, prizes, and drawings for additional items. All parents (including fathers), siblings, and family members are encouraged to attend. Preregistration is not required and there is no cost to participate.

For more information, check out the World’s Greatest Baby Shower Facebook event listing.

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An Ocala man was jailed Thursday after being accused of sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl.

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