Free Diapers and Pull-Ups February 2021

The Melinda Hoag Smith Center for Healthy Living will be offering a diaper and Pull-Ups distribution on Wednesday, February 10th. Families in need will have to register between January 18th and January 22nd. Families must pre-register:

  • Diapers: We have sizes 0 through 6 available
  • Pull-Ups: We have sizes 2T – 5T available

To register please TEXT 510-926-6322 with the following information:

You will receive a text which will confirm that you have been registered for this distribution date. Instructions for the drive-thru distribution will be included in the confirmation text. Please do not try to register after January 22nd (all the spots will already be full). Also, priority will be given to families who did not participate in last month’s distribution.

Distribution Date: Wednesday, February 10th, 2021
Pick Up Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Location: Melinda Hoag Smith Center for Healthy Living 307 Placentia Ave., Newport Beach, CA 92663

Free Diapers and Pull-Ups Flyer – February 2021

Reach Out and Read

One of the premier programs of AAP-OC is Reach Out and Read®. This national program prepares America’s youngest children to succeed in school by partnering with doctors to prescribe books and encouraging families to read together. This early-literacy program focuses on children from 6 months to 5 years old, and supports medical providers who give books to children at well-exams, and providing advice to parents about the importance of reading aloud.

Safe Sleep and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)

Did You Know?

  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) is the leading cause of infant death between 1 month and 1 year of age.
  • More than 90% of all SIDS deaths occur before babies reach 6 months of age.
  • Risk of SIDS is 3 times higher in babies born with low birth weight.
  • Accidental Suffocation is the leading cause of infant injury deaths.
  • An Orange County baby dies while sleeping in an adult bed or sharing a bed with another person nearly every other month.

Local Resources:

Orange County Health Care Agency: Safe Sleep and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) Page

National Resources

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