Kits for New Parents are available from First 5 Kern as part of a statewide project.
The Kits offer guidance to new and expecting parents for children prenatal to 5-years-old and are available in a variety of languages.
The Kits each include a CD, brochures, information booklets and even a book for the new baby!
The kits are available in English, Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean and Vietnamese language.
Kits Include –
- Advice for New Parents guide which covers topics relating to children through age five including how much food to feed your baby, how to childproof your home, what to look for in child care, how much screen time is appropriate, why babies cry – even what if my child sticks something up their nose!
- A DVD covering various topics
- Brochures e.g. poison control, brain development, and more
- A beautiful new sensory board book for the baby exploring their senses
Parents can log on and have a kit sent to their home completely free – no shipping or handling charges. Have a Kit mailed directly to your home or call, 1.800.KIDS.025.
For other languages, call:
-Cantonese or Mandarin 1.800.597.9366
More than 1 Kit for Provider Partners – Organizations interested in becoming a Provider Partner can request them by filling out this form – New Parent Kit Preferred Provider Application (click this link and submit for multiple kits). Send the form to Christine Lollar by email or mail:
Attn: Christine Lollar
First 5 Kern
2724 L Street
Bakersfield CA 93301
For further information contact Christine at 661.328.7034.