Doctor Dad™: Infant and Toddler Health and Safety Workshop

Involved fathers are important to the health and well-being of their children. But, how can dads learn to ensure the basic health and safety needs of their children? Doctor Dad™ is a groundbreaking workshop that enhances a father’s parenting skills in caring for the health and safety of his infant or toddler.

Doctor Dad™ delivers an interactive, structured learning experience. The workshop sessions include:

  • The Well Child: Information on temperament, crying, immunization and nutrition
  • The Sick Child: Information on fever, dehydration and the common cold
  • The Injured Child: Information on minor injuries, burns, head injuries, poisoning, choking and drowning
  • The Safe Child: Information on safety inside and outside the home, SIDS, gun safety and anger management

Perhaps the most important benefit of Doctor Dad™ is that it empowers fathers to become actively involved in the health care of their children, thereby enabling their children to flourish and set a course for a healthy future. Dennis Gilbert, certified Doctor Dad™, instructor will facilitate this free interactive workshop.

cost: Free
time: 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM
date: May 21, 2011
Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital
Medical Pavilion Entrance, First Floor
2 Bernardine Drive, Newport News, VA 23602
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To register or for more information, call (757) 886-6511 or e-mail

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  1. Health and Safety Toronto

    It’s very good post! Congratulations! I really enjoyed to reading your blog. Thanks for share all this information. I’m looking forward your next post. Research shows that provider and caregiver training specific to the health and safety needs of young children can be effective, particularly when paired with follow-up, supports, and monitoring. Simple training and ongoing monitoring of diapering and hand washing practices, for instance, have been shown to reduce the incidence of illness.

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