News Release

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Contact: Dawn Midgette, (757) 668-9957

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

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

May 7, 24/7 Dads Program. Free. 5:15-8:00 p.m. Children's Hospital of The Kings Daughters, 6th floor conference room 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk. This free four-week program (for dads only) will give you a better understanding of your role as a father and the roles played by other family members in raising a child. 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. Register online at

May 18, Happiest Baby on The Block. Free. 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Children's Hospital of The King's Daughters, 6th floor conference room 601 Children's Lane, Norfolk.  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