FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
~For multiple births, please provide a letter from your doctor. (so that we can give you what you need accordingly.= 2 of everything for twins, ect.)
If you are looking for maternity clothing – Please check CAPA
If you are looking forolder children’s items or diapers, we no longer provide these services, but there is a community resource list on our website. .
THIS IS A ONE-TIME SERVICE. (per child) (Daddys are encouraged to attend!!)(Please leave older children with a friend or relative, as this is a class and it is disruptive to others.)
~You MUST bring your ID and proof if income. If on Tanf/food stamps, we will need a copy of your award letter (you can get this information from the DSHS office. ) A current WIC folder, or pay stub works as well.
If you are in need of a car seat.
We DO NOT give out car seats, (unless we have been donated new ones.)At this time we are recommending parents check; our website for the car seat information. State insurance can provide a car seat, in most cases, talk to your insurance.You may qualify for a free car seat from your insurance, call the number on the back of your card and ask! .
If you do not know the history of the seat do NOT use it.
We do "loan" outportable cribs. We do not give out full size cribs. Limited to stock on hand.
Also please note, if you have a drop side crib, they are now banned and considered unsafe for your child. (see below)
In December 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)voted to ban all drop-side crib designs from the marketing, including the sale, RESALE (this includes yard sales and thrift stores) and manufacture of the cribs. The vote came after the drop-side design was linked to at least 32 infants and toddler deaths since 2000, and was suspected in another 14 fatalities. If you are a reseller, consignment store, thrift store, or even just having a yard sale...Do not re-sell recalled products. IT IS AGAINST THE LAW. Recalled products can cause deaths and injuries.
New Crib Standards:*PROHIBIT THE SALE OF DROP SIDE CRIBS; IMMOBILIZERS AND REPAIR KITS ARE NOT ALLOWED; *require stronger wood to prevent slat breakage; *require anti-loosening devices to keep hardware secure and prevent detaching; *strengthen mattress supports; *require more rigorous safety testing.
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