Southeast Queens new and expectant parents get support during inaugural Community Baby Shower

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More than two dozen city agencies and community-based organizations in southeast Queens partnered with state Senator Leroy Comrie Saturday, May 14, as he hosted the inaugural Community Baby Shower at the Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church in Jamaica.

Giveaways included baby bottles, blankets, clothing, diapers, nursery items and toys, and there were raffles for strollers, car seats and more. The event drew more than 200 participants, and presenters addressed topics such as maternal mental health and car seat safety.

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