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Kappa Alpha Psi Named Visionary Award Recipient for the 2016 First Candle Charity Gala

Kappa Alpha Psi Named Visionary Award Recipient for the 2016 First Candle Charity Gala Fraternity will be recognized for its Safe Sleep Fatherhood Initiative First Candle, a national nonprofit committed... Read More

When Loss Becomes Hope

By Miriam Jameson "Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent." Victor Hugo clearly had no idea his words would be an anthem for... Read More

First Candle to Recognize National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month in October

First Candle to Recognize National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month in October Initiatives and media events will support organization’s efforts toward preventing SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome), Stillbirth and... Read More

Raise awareness with a SIDS Sunday at your church

Dear Faith Leader: I am excited to tell you that First Candle and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), an institute of the... Read More

How to Hold a Candlelight Vigil

Saturday, October 15th, 2016 is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, and we hope that you will join us in remembering our babies gone to soon by hosting a... Read More

SAFE SLEEP WEBINAR FOR NURSES

Nurses play a vital role in educating new parents and parents-to-be on safe infant sleep to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death. Click below... Read More

2016 International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Baby Survival

We attended the 2016 International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Baby Survival in Montevido, Uruguay from September 7-10th. This Conference was jointly organized by the Uruguayan Society of Pediatrics (SUP), the Argentine Society of... Read More

Watch First Candle CEO, Alison Jacobson The Safety Mom, discuss infant safe sleep on Fox and Friends!

Watch First Candle CEO, Alison Jacobson The Safety Mom, discuss infant safe sleep on Fox and Friends! Remember: Safe Sleep Saves Lives!   Each year, about 4,000 infants die unexpectedly during sleep... Read More

Be Cautious! Crescent Womb can’t reduce Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)!

Please be aware that products that claim to reduce environmental factors with SIDS, such as Crescent Womb, do not reduce SIDS! Since 1992, deaths from Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) have declined... Read More

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