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Kohl's Safe Baby University

Nationally, every 18 minutes a baby dies before his or her first birthday. The primary cause of these deaths is lack of knowledge regarding preventing injury and death in infants. Additionally, mothers encounter barriers to obtaining needed safety items. The Kohl’s Safe Baby University, a class for expectant mothers, was designed to educate mothers to reduce risks and cultivate a safe environment for their newborn infant.

Topics include: 

• Child Passenger Safety

• Safe Sleep

• Coping With a Crying Baby

• Infant Nutrition

• Fire and Burn Safety

About Kohl’s Safe Baby University (KSBU)

  • Kohl’s Safe Baby University classes are held monthly at the Kresge Eye Institute, 4717 St. Antoine, Detroit, MI 48201 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Pre-registration is required. No walk-ins allowed.
  • Participants that successfully complete the course will receive a car seat to safely transport their baby.
  • Class space is limited and available on first-come, first-served basis.
  • Participants must be at least 30 weeks pregnant to register.
  • Eligibility is based on the expectant mother’s due date and available class space.
  • Participants will be assigned to the appropriate class based on due date.
  • Mothers MUST still be pregnant at the time of the class to attend and be eligible for a car seat.
  • Registration is closed on Friday one week prior to each class.
  • Participants can bring one adult support person.
  • Children are not allowed. Daycare is not provided.
  • Participants under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
  • Participants must provide their own transportation.
  • Parking costs up to $8.00
  • To get the most benefit from the class, it is recommended that Non-English speaking mothers bring an English-speaking adult support person who can interpret for them.

A confirmation page containing the date, time and class location will appear when the registration process is complete. A confirmation will also be sent to your email address. Bring your confirmation to class to ENTER A DRAWING FOR A PRIZE. 

To register, find your expected due date in the chart below, then click on the corresponding class date to register: 

Kohl's 2014 Safe Baby University Registration

Participants must show valid proof of identity (driver’s license, state I.D., birth certificate, insurance card, work I.D.) and proof of pregnancy with expected due date (ultra sound, note from doctor on letterhead or prescription pad)

If your due date falls between:

Register for

this class date:

Open Registration period:

January 1 - January 31   December 12 October 1, 2013 -December 6, 2013
February 1 - February 28  January 9 November 9, 2013 - January 3, 2014
March 1 - March 31  February 13 December 6, 2013 - February 7, 2014
April 1 - April 30  March 13 January 7, 2014 - March 7, 2014
May 1 - May 31  April 10 February 14, 2014 - April 4, 2014
June 1 - June 30  May 15 March 1, 2014 - May 9, 2014
July 1 - July 31  June 12 April 1, 2014 - June 6, 2014
August 1 - August 31  July 10 May 1, 2014 - July 4, 2014
September 1 - September 30  August 14 June 1, 2014 - August 8, 2014
October 1 - October 31  September 11 July 1, 2014 - September 5, 2014
November 1 - November 30  October 9 August 1, 2014 - October 3, 2014
December 1 - December 31  November 13 September 1, 2014 - November 7, 2014
January 1 - January 31   December 11 October 1, 2014 - December 5, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Kohl’s Cares and the Children’s Hospital of Michigan are dedicated to keeping infants safe through the Kohl’s Safe Baby University program.