A Heartwarming Story of Courage and Determination

New Jersey stillbirth mom Debbie Haine Vijayvergiya proposes and gets important legislation passed by Governor Chris Christie in just one year! New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signs important stillbirth legislation…

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CPSC Issues New Standards for Bedside Cribs

http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/feds-issue-new-safety-standard-for-bedside-cribs-012014.html The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a new safety standard for bedside cribs, devices that are similar to bassinets attached to an adult bed. They’re used in cramped…

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First Candle Announces Christopher Blake as New CEO

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Laura Reno 443.640.1049, ext 203 laura@firstcandle.org First Candle Announces Christopher Blake as New CEO Board Also Appoints Two New Members Baltimore, MD – January 9,…

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FIRST CANDLE ALERT – WE ARE EXPERIENCING THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES IN DECADES!

Too many blankets, heavy clothing and high room temperatures can Increase the Risk of SIDS As a result of the severely cold weather spreading across the nation, First Candle is…

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Good News for Breastfeeding Moms!

First Candle, along with the American Academy of Pediatrics and breastfeeding advocates nationwide, have worked hard to elevate the importance of breastfeeding to mothers, as well as the general public….

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Research Further Links Brainstem Abnormality to SIDS

Reinforcement of Safe Sleep Practices Critical to Saving Lives Investigators at Boston Children’s Hospital have found further evidence linking Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) to underlying abnormalities in babies’ brainstems….

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  ———–NEWS  from CPSC———– U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814 www.cpsc.gov Recall Date: November 7, 2013 Recall Number: 14-015 Vans Recalls Boy’s…

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BreathableBaby Recalls Wearable Blanket Due to Choking Hazard

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814 www.cpsc.gov Recall Date: October 29, 2013 Recall Number: 14-007 BreathableBaby Recalls Wearable Blanket Due to Choking…

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Target Recalls Children’s Sitting Stools Due to Fall Hazard

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Office of Communications 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814 www.cpsc.gov Recall Date: October 29, 2013 Recall Number: 14-006 Target Recalls Children’s Sitting Stools Due to…

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First Candle Blog Featured on the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Website!

A special thanks to National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition for their support of First Candle’s efforts to educate parents and caregivers on the importance of safe sleep in preventing…

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