Meet Sarah Fager, Newman Regional Health Certified Safe Sleep Instructor

March 28, 2019
Sarah Fager

Sarah Fager

Sarah Fager is a graduate of Emporia State University Division of Nursing with a bachelor of science in nursing. Since her 1999 graduation, Sarah has been at Newman Regional Health. For nearly 20 years, she has been practicing nursing in the birthing of children including labor, delivery, nursery and mother-baby care.

Sarah teaches the prenatal class to expecting parents, NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) to staff and physicians, Fetal Monitoring, and staff education for Newman Regional Health Women’s Life Center.

Sarah is only one of 85 of KIDS Network Certified Safe Sleep Instructors (SSIs) in the state of Kansas. Lyon County is one of the 43 counties out of the 105 counties in Kansas with an SSI.

Sarah is responsible for providing our Safe Sleep training, Safe Sleep Community Baby Showers, Safe Sleep Hospital Certification and participation in the Safe Sleep Star Program.

One of the major goals of the Safe Sleep program is to inform new parents on techniques to reduce the incidents of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).  You can learn more about SIDS in Kansas from the website kidsks.org, created by the The Kansas Infant Death and SIDS Network, Inc.

Newman Regional Health Women’s Life Center, and Flint Hills Community Health co-host a prenatal instructional class called Becoming a Mom, where expecting mothers are informed about the importance of Safe Sleep techniques for newborns.

Sarah is a Safe Kids KS member and Child Passenger Safety technician who can inspect and install car seats for children.

Fun Facts about Sarah:

  • She is the youngest of 9 children from the same parents
  • She and her husband have been married for 16 years
  • She is the mother to 2 wonderful teenage boys
  • She has 16 nieces and nephews, and 10 great-nieces and great-nephews

Learn More about the programs offered by the Newman Regional Health Women’s Life Center

Learn More about the Safe Sleep Instructors Program – CLICK HERE 

 

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