Sharing Your Sorrow and Your Story

“When I was 38 weeks, I noticed the baby wasn’t moving the same way. But I thought, there’s only so much room. And you will yourself to think that.” – Dr.... Read More

Depression in Both Mothers and Fathers is Associated With an Increased Risk of Preterm Birth

A new study finds that having a mother or father who is depressed increases the risk of preterm birth. According to Swedish researchers at BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics &... Read More

Fact vs. Myth: What You Need To Know About The Zika Virus

News travels faster now than ever before, some of it accurate, some of it … not so much. Here’s the latest gathering on reliable information pertaining to the Zika Virus,... Read More

Being Obese BEFORE Getting Pregnant and Infant Deaths

Being obese BEFORE getting pregnant is strongly associated with infant mortality, and compliance with weight-gain guidelines during pregnancy has a limited impact on that mortality risk, a new study led... Read More

Protecting Babies From Sleep-Related Deaths Starts With Painting a Clear Picture

Today’s parents and parents-to-be rely a great deal on the Internet, print and broadcast media to inform their childcare and parenting practices. Yet in a recent study of magazines targeting... Read More

BABIES“R”US GREAT TRADE-IN EVENT: 1.1 Million Trade-Ins and Counting

As the world’s leading dedicated baby products retailer, Babies“R”Us is committed to helping parents keep kids safe. Through their national safety event, Babies”R”Us provides consumers with its latest call to action... Read More

Talking About Unspeakable Loss

If you are feeling the need to speak out about the loss of your baby, but you don’t know how to start, here are some gentle ideas from someone who... Read More

Beyond Diapers: What Else Needs To Change In Day Care?

First Candle’s Safe Sleep in Day Cares Program, sponsored by Regal Lager, Inc, is grounded in science. Here is the study that shows how effective it is to spend time... Read More

“If There’s No Mama, There’s No Baby”

  “I couldn’t sleep. I felt anxious all day and sick from the pregnancy. Every time I looked at my daughter I felt overwhelmed by guilt that I wasn’t the... Read More

The Life Saving Video You Need to See

As part of its Safe to Sleep campaign, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development produced this video to educate grandparents-to-be and other trusted caregivers about safe infant sleep practices and ways... Read More