August 2012 NewsFlash

Child Death Review Team Hold FREE Baby Safety Shower

Are you a new or expectant mom looking to learn about the hidden dangers in your home that could potentially cause injure your child? The Child Death Review Team and The Safe Kids Coalition are pleased to announce that they will be hosting a Baby Safety Shower thanks to a grant from the PA Department of Health. The purpose of this event is to educate both new and expectant mothers on safe sleep environments in an attempt to reduce the number of infant deaths in Pike Co. due to co-sleeping and unsafe sleep environments. Every year there are thousands of emergency room visits by parents with young children due to an injury that has happened in the home. Safe Kids has the goal of educating the public on each of these hidden dangers and the many others that surround our children today. Several other topics such as car seat safety, water safety, falls prevention, hypothermia, and more will be discussed during the event.
The Baby Safety Shower will take place at the First Presbyterian Church in Milford on Saturday, September 8, 2012 from 11am -2pm. Each participant will receive a FREE pack-n-play to promote safe sleep in the home. This is because Pike County now has a Cribs for Kids program thanks to the grant funding made possible through the PA Dept. of Health. Free car seats will also be raffled as well as other donations that are now

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