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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.
Date: April 2
Time: 6:00 to 7:00 pm
Fee: FREE but you must pre-register
Location: Derby Recreation Center, Greteman Room
Baby Talk is a free prenatal education series taught by medical professionals 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 http://www.babytalkict.com for a schedule of classes and locations.
Community Baby Shower
On Saturday, June 1, 2019 from 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. the Derby Health Collaborative is partnering with the Sedgwick County Health Department and the SIDS Network of Kansas to educate pregnant women and their support systems on safe sleep. This community baby shower will provide, based upon availability, a safe portable crib or a wearable blanket to pregnant women who complete the safe sleep training. The Community Baby Shower will be held at the Oaklawn Activity Center 4904 S. Clifton, Wichita, KS 67216.
Date: June 1
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Oaklawn Activity Center