Walking Moms

We are excited to introduce the new Walking Moms Program at Maternal Child Health. Our goal is to provide pregnant and postpartum mothers three different events to further education on gestational diabetes and improve health and well-being. 

We will also be offering prizes for participation to include gift certificates and jogging strollers! Find out how to participate in our events by reading the information sheet below!

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What's coming up?

Baby Shower Information Sessions

These virtual sessions will educate on:

  • How to prevent gestational diabetes during pregnancy, or prediabetes/diabetes during or after pregnancy
  • Healthy nutrition guidelines for moms' and caloric intake
  • Safe physical activity
  • How to promote healthy living for moms
  • Q&A

Walking Moms' 4-week Challenge

Join our 4-week challenge starting May 1st by emailing mweeks@frederickcountymd.gov. All you have to do is:

  • Walk 30 miles in 4-weeks
  • Record your progress via Healthapp on iPhone's OR any fitness app to track miles walked per day

The first 6 people to finish will win the BOB Gear Revolution Flex3.0 Jogging Stroller!

Walking Moms' Family Fair

We will be holding a Family Fair on June 4th, 10am-1pm at Baker Park in downtown Frederick. Activities will include:

  • Yoga
  • Face painting
  • Kickball
  • Soccer
  • Chalk
  • Meditation
  • Walk and Talk

Attend the Fair and complete a survey there for a chance to win a free $25 Downtown Frederick gift card.

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