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Parenting Resources

Kit for New Parents

Babies don’t come with instructions, but luckily FIRST 5 offers the Kit for New Parents – a parenting manual you can trust.

The kit is packed with the latest information on everything from prenatal care to finding a quality preschool.  This FREE kit includes:

  • A DVD overview for new parents and caregivers
  • Advice for New Parents, a practical guide to the first 5 year
  • What to Do when Your Child Gets Sick
  • A touch-and-feel board book
  • Important information on health, literacy, child safety, developmental milestones, and much more!

Kits are available in English, Spanish, Cantonese, Korean, Mandarin, and Vietnamese.

FIRST 5 distributes kits locally through hospitals, clinics, and home visitation programs.  Parents and caregivers can also receive a free kit by calling the number listed below:

English: 1.800.KIDS.025
Spanish: 1.800.50.Ninos
Cantonese: 1.800.597.9366
Mandarin: 1.800.597.9366
Korean: 1.800.597.9511