News Release

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Contact: Dawn Midgette, (757) 668-9957

Kohl’s-sponsored free public program offered by CHKD in June

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.—The following free public programs will be offered by CHKD and Kohl’s Cares Family Forum in June.

June 8, Happiest Baby on The Block. Free. 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Princess Anne, 1st floor conference room 2021 Concert Drive, Virginia Beach. This two-hour class for expectant and new parents will help mom and dad navigate the first months of baby’s life. Learn how to soothe even the fussiest infant in minutes and help babies sleep longer. Parents will learn about the calming reflex, the cuddle cure and the “5 Ss.” All participants will receive “The Happiest Baby on the Block” DVD by Dr. Harvey Karp and a soothing sounds CD. Space is limited.  Register online at

June 11, 24/7 Dads Program. Free. 5:15-8:00 p.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Princess Anne, 2021 Concert Drive 1st floor conference room, Virginia Beach. This free four-week program (for dads only) will give you a better understanding of your role as a father and the roles played in raising a child by other family members. Learn about basic parenting skills, positive discipline, expectations and child development, communication techniques with any age child, and how to get involved with your child. The influence of your health, your culture and how you were raised will be discussed. The class book will be provided free of charge. Register online at