Discovery Baby

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Discovery Baby is a free program to introduce babies and their caregivers to a world of learning and play!

A baby sits on their dads lap while he reads a book

The program is open to parents or caregivers with a child under 12 months old. No advance registration or sign-up is required to attend.

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Parents who attend can meet other parents with babies and chat with experts in a fun, casual setting.

Discovery Baby Programs and Events

Jul
22
Mon
Discovery Baby: Keeping Baby Safe
Jul 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Discovery Baby: Keeping Baby Safe @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Skinned knees, bumps and bruises are a natural part of kids growing up, testing their abilities and exploring the world. But there are things we can do to ensure minor scrapes don’t turn into more serious injuries that can lead to disabilities or even death. Safe Kids Shawnee County will share safety tips for families to keep your children safe at home, at play and on the way. This workshop will be offered on Monday, July 22 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in Gage Park.

This workshop is offered as a part of Discovery Baby, a free, fun program to introduce babies and their caregivers to a world of learning and play! Parents who attend can meet other parents with babies and chat with experts in a fun, casual setting at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, when the museum is closed to the general public. The program is open to parents with a child under 12 months old. Only babies and caregivers may attend. No advance registration or sign-up is required.

Learn more at www.kansasdiscovery.org/baby.

Aug
5
Mon
Discovery Baby: Ask a Pediatrician
Aug 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Discovery Baby: Ask a Pediatrician @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Get your Qs some As with Dr. Mallory McIntosh of Cotton O’Neil Pediatrics. Let the doctor field your questions about eating, weight gain, development, immunizations, or whatever is on your mind that day. Weird questions you’re afraid to ask ⁠(What’s the deal with ear wax?⁠) are welcome! This workshop will be offered on Monday, August 5 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in Gage Park.

This workshop is offered as a part of Discovery Baby, a free, fun program to introduce babies and their caregivers to a world of learning and play! Parents who attend can meet other parents with babies and chat with experts in a fun, casual setting at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, when the museum is closed to the general public. The program is open to parents with a child under 12 months old. Only babies and caregivers may attend. No advance registration or sign-up is required.

Learn more at www.kansasdiscovery.org/baby.

Sep
9
Mon
Discovery Baby: Happy Parents, Happy Baby
Sep 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Discovery Baby: Happy Parents, Happy Baby @ Kansas Children's Discovery Center

Being a first-time parent with a baby can be both wonderful and incredibly stressful, sometimes in the course of the same night! Get tips on caring for yourself as a new parent with licensed psychologist Susan Voorhees PsyD. This workshop will be offered on Monday, September 9 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center in Gage Park.

This workshop is offered as a part of Discovery Baby, a free, fun program to introduce babies and their caregivers to a world of learning and play! Parents who attend can meet other parents with babies and chat with experts in a fun, casual setting at the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center, when the museum is closed to the general public. The program is open to parents with a child under 12 months old. Only babies and caregivers may attend. No advance registration or sign-up is required.

Learn more at www.kansasdiscovery.org/baby.