Veteran mothers to be celebrated in nation-wide baby shower

BIG SPRING, TX (KWES) - Eighteen women Veterans and their family will be getting a very special baby shower from the VA in Big Spring.

The families will get new baby essentials as part of the first ever nationwide celebration for veterans. More than 2,400 veterans will be recognized at the events.

The West Texas baby shower will be on May 19 at the Permian Basin Community Based Outpatient Clinic in Odessa.

"West Texas VA offers comprehensive primary care, prenatal and preconception care, infertility services, maternity care services and the first 7 days of newborn care," said Cynthia Schaffner, women Veterans program manager.

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