Healthy Start


Crib Clinic

SIDS is the sudden, unexplained death of a baby younger than 1 year of age that doesn’t have a known cause even after a complete investigation. Each year in the United States, thousands of babies die suddenly and unexpectedly. These deaths are called SUID (pronounced SOO-idd), which stands for “Sudden Unexpected Infant Death.” The Derby Health Collaborative will host a seminar to inform parents, grandparents and friends about the newest research and the best practices to keep your infants safe and healthy. New moms (within 1 year) and expectant moms will received a portable baby crib upon completion of the requirements.  Free but you must register by calling (316) 788-3781.

Day:   Saturday

Date:   September 22

Time:  10:30 a.m.

Fee:     FREE but you must pre-register

Location:  Derby Recreation Center Greteman Room


Day:    Thursday

Date:   November 15

Time:  6:00 p.m.

Fee:     FREE but you must pre-register

Location:  Oaklawn Activity Center

Baby Talk

Baby Talk is a free prenatal education series taught by medical BabyTalk logoprofessionals that gives women and their family a chance to learn and get ready for the new baby. You will get informative materials and baby items simply by coming to class each week. The Baby Talk series offers an introductory class and sign up plus 6 free classes. Baby Talk gives you a place to go where you can get your questions answered in a safe and fun community.  Go to for a schedule of classes and locations.