Henrico Doctors' Hospital February 01, 2018

Hats knitted and crocheted by volunteers for the American Heart Association as part of Little Hats, Big HeartsTM program

Richmond, VA. (February 1, 2018) — HCA Virginia’s Henrico Doctors’ Hospital is celebrating American Heart Month by participating in the Little Hats, Big Hearts program. Volunteers for the American Heart Association are celebrating American Heart Month by knitting and crocheting red hats for all newborns at The Women’s Hospital at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital on Feb. 2 - National Wear Red Day. The hats will be gifted to all babies born in the month of February at the hospital.

“We are excited to participate in the Little Hats, Big Hearts program to help raise awareness for congenital heart defects,” said Will Wagnon, chief executive officer at Henrico Doctors’ Hospitals. “We would like to thank all of the volunteers for knitting red hats for all of the babies born at our hospital in February and the American Heart Association for allowing us to participate in this great program.”

The Little Hats, Big Hearts program provides hats to newborn babies in 460 hospitals across 40 states. For more information on the program, visit the American Heart Association’s website at www.heart.org/LittleHatsBigHearts

American Heart Month is an annual celebration in February that began in 1963 to encourage Americans to join the battle against heart disease. A presidential proclamation pays tribute each year to researchers, physicians, public health professionals and volunteers for their tireless efforts in preventing, treating and researching heart disease.

The Women’s Hospital at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital specializes in prenatal and birthing care, including labor and delivery services, utilizing the latest technology and resources to ensure the safest, most comfortable care for all of our patients. Located in Richmond’s West End, the state-of-the-art facility is equipped to provide comprehensive women’s care services including gynecology, prenatal care, low-intervention birthing options, high-risk pregnancy services, neonatal intensive care support, mammography, minimally-invasive surgical options, lactation and nutrition services, pediatric care and more. For more information about The Women’s Hospital at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, visit rvabirth.com.