Healthy Start


Safe Sleep Seminar

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.

Day: Wednesday

Date: March 7

Time: 6:30 p.m.

Fee: FREE but you must pre-register

Location: Oaklawn Activity Center


Day:   Saturday

Date:   April 7

Time:  10:00 a.m.- 11:00 a.m.

Fee:     FREE but you must pre-register

Location:  Oaklawn Activity Center

Community Baby Shower

On Saturday, June 2, 2018 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.

Day:   Saturday

Date: June 2

Time:  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Location:  Oaklawn Activity Center