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Newborn Expo & Car Seat Check


Saturday, March 11, 2017
Car Seat Check: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Newborn Expo: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Boys Town National Research Hospital – Downtown Medical Campus
555 North 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68131

New and expecting moms are invited to a morning of pampering with prenatal massages, spa treatments, desserts, gift bags and giveaways. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet and interview several Boys Town pediatricians and attend mini educational sessions to help prepare for the new addition.

Car Seat Safety Check/Installation

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians inspect and help install your car seat(s) and teach you how to safely install your seat(s) in the future.

  • Plan on spending approximately 30 minutes per car seat.
  • Please bring vehicle owner’s manual and car seat manual.
  • Bring a relative or friend to help, if possible
  • Bring child(ren) if possible. Expecting parents are welcome.
  • No appointment necessary.

This event is staffed by volunteers who generously donate their time. The event line may be cut off prior to the posted stop time to honor the 12 p.m. end time. Attendees in line will be referred to an inspection station or future event.

Educational Sessions

Boys Town pediatricians will lead short seminars to provide parents with valuable information to prepare for their new additions.

  • M. Kelly McCarthy, M.D., will be speaking on colic (Spanish and English sessions available).
  • Megan Hall, Hy-Vee dietitian, will be speaking on "Changing Nutrition Needs of Pregnant & Nursing Mothers."

Prizes Include

  • Grand Prize: Newborn Photo Session from Baby Face Photography
  • Sesame Street Gift Bags provided by United Healthcare
  • Babies R Us gift card and bath/lotion set
  • Mead Johnson baby gift basket

Participating Exhibitors and Supporters

  • Babies R Us
  • Common Sense Parenting
  • Hy-Vee
  • Mead Johnson
  • Omaha Public Library
  • Sam's Club
  • United HealthCare
  • Baby Face Photography