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New Parent Kits


Please contact Sharon Powell

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 baby book, a California parent guide, information on statewide programs for parents, the book “What to do when you child gets sick,” assorted other brochures and a colorful Talk.Read.Sing. grocery tote.

The kits are available in English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean and Vietnamese language.

Kits Include – 

  • Resource information for new parents including topics relating to children through 5-years-old, e.g.,  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
  • Poison control magnet and information, brain development map, and more
  • A beautiful new sensory board book for the baby exploring their senses

Parents if your are in the area, stop by, 2724 L Street, Bakersfield, CA,  93301, and we can provide you with a Kit For New Parents.

For other languages, call:
-Spanish 1.800.50.NIÑOS
-Cantonese or Mandarin 1.800.597.9366
-Korean 1.800.597.9511
-Vietnamese 1.800.597.9855

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 Sharon Powell by email or mail.

Attn: Sharon Powell
First 5 Kern
2724 L Street
Bakersfield CA 93301

For further information contact Sharon at 661.328.7039.