As part of our B-FED Program (Babies- Formula, Equipment and Diapers), we are proud to supply our first #BabyBox to new parents to help promote safe sleeping for infants, and to prevent SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome)  AECDC is the only Central NJ distributor for the new state-wide program! 
 
Adam Cohen, AECDC Program Coordinator, with new parents and baby box.
 
Every year 3,500 infants  in the US die from sleep-related incidents, often involving blankets or toys blocking the infants' flow of oxygen. 
 
With a grant from the Center for Disease Control, New Jersey is the first state in the nation to offer these boxes free to all expectant parents.  The Los Angeles-based Baby Box Company makes the sturdy, specially-designed boxes available after new or expectant parents watch a 15 minute video on safe sleeping habits for babies, and pass a 6-item quiz.  Parents are then issued a certificate that they bring to a Baby Box distribution center and pick up the box, which includes a mattress, fitted sheet, diapers and coupons for baby necessities.  The AECDC also can provide baby clothing and other accessories.
 
Baby Boxes can be used for up to 6 months after the baby is born, and then provide additional storage for baby items.  For more information on obtaining a Baby Box in Central NJ, please contact:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; for more information on Baby Boxes (which can be purchased throughout the country), visit www.babyboxco.com.

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This mom of two needs diapers for her children and on this day she’s getting them for free.

“It just provides that little gap in between transitioning through certain financial issues,” said client Tiyonia.

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Central Jersey Diaper Bank

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(Formally know as B-FED) AECDC provides free Baby Formula, Equipment and Diapers, plus wipes, clothing and other items that are crucial to keeping babies and young children healthy and growing! AECDC is the only diaper bank in Central NJ, and is affiliated with the National Diaper Bank Network.

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AECDC loans medical equipment at no charge such as shower seats, walkers and wheelchairs.  Without assistance, our elderly and disabled are often isolated and unable to sustain a healthy quality of life.

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