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Newborn Expo & Car Seat Check


​​​​​​​​​​​Saturday, September 10
Car Seat Check: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Newborn Expo: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Boys Town National Research Hospital
14000 Boys Town Hospital Road,
(139th & Pacific Street, on the Boys Town Campus)

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.
  • If possible, bring a relative or friend to help.
  • 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.​

  • 10:15 AM – Early Newborn Care
    Dr. Heidi Johnson
  • 10:45 AM – Postpartum Depression and Self-Care
    Eleanore Shrader, PLMHP
  • 11:15 AM – Brain Development
    Dr. Gina Direnzo-Coffey
  • 11:45 AM – Early Infant Nutrition and Breastfeeding 101
    Sarah Sortino​, RD, LMNT
  • 12:15 AM – Breastfeeding
    ​ – Dr. Vicki Herrman

Prizes Include

  • Baby Gift Bag provided by the Omaha District Dental Society
  • $100 Borsheims Gift Card provided by Borsheims
  • Satin Hands Kit provided by Mary Kay Consultant Lauri Behrans
  • Lactation Consultation provided by Breastfeeding Support & Supplies
  • $50 Babies R Us Gift Card provided by Babies R Us
  • Sesame Street Gift Bags provided by United Healthcare
  • Grand Prize: Newborn Photo Session

Participating Exhibitors and Supporters

  • Aether & Epsom
  • Babies R Us
  • Brandy Miller Photography
  • Breastfeeding Support & Supplies
  • Channel 94.1
  • ​​​Common Sense Parenting
  • Compete Personal Fitness
  • Hy-Vee
  • Mary Kay
  • Mead Johnson
  • Omaha District Dental Society
  • Omaha Public Library
  • A Pea in the Pod
  • Sam's Club
  • ​Spa with Friends
  • Top to Bottom Baby Boutique
  • United Healthcare
  • Vondrak Dental