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Women’s Veteran Program hosts a drive-thru baby shower

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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG / WECP) – Being pregnant or having a baby is not an easy task for most women, and a veterans organization wants women to know that there are resources available and available. people to talk to.

On Friday, the Gulf Coast VA Clinic hosted a drive-through baby shower to offer support to women who have served or are currently serving in our nation’s military.

“[I want] to help our female veterans and offer them help in any way we can and just show them that we are there for them and that we care about us, ”said nurse practitioner Mary Price.

Authorities say pregnancy can increase depression, anxiety and intimate partner violence. The organization therefore wanted to make sure that mothers know that they are never alone. Veteran Women Program Director Donna Maxwell invites all Veteran Maternity Moms to take advantage of their programs.

“We just wanted our moms to know, hey we’ve got you covered, we’ve got some nice gifts for you, come see us and we’ll let you know about the things we have available in the VA, resources in the VA, as well as resources in the community, ”said Donna Maxwell, Director of the Women Veterans Program.

All pregnant veterans can find the resources they may need at the Gulf Coast Veterans Health Care System in Panama City Beach.

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