Upcoming workshop to focus on safe sleep for infants

September 8, 2015  


Human Resources will host a family-friendly workshop to discuss reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 10) in Stewart Center, Room 204. Registration is due Wednesday (Sept. 9). Limited seats are available.

The “Rock a Bye Baby” workshop is an opportunity for anyone raising or supporting someone in raising a child to get information on the latest research, information and statistics focused on safe sleep. Attendees will learn what risk factors or practices increase the possibility of infant death, myths associated with infant sleep, how safe sleep practices reduce risk and other resources available to help keep babies safe. This interactive training will be presented by Tracy Johns, infant toddler specialist from the Child Care Resource Network.

The family workshops are open to faculty, staff, students and spouses/same-sex domestic partners. Those attending are encouraged to bring lunch to eat while listening to the presentation. Time for asking questions and networking with other parents and caregivers will be offered.

Individuals with a Purdue career account can register online for this workshop, while those without a career account can email familyfriendly@purdue.edu to register. Additional information on local family-friendly happenings is available on the Family Friendly Purdue Facebook page

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