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PARTICIPANTS NEEDED TO RESEARCH BEREAVEMENT

The feelings mothers have following the death of their child are complex and profound. They are very often experienced in silence and isolation. We want to understand your experience. We are... Read More

Colgate Creates New “Retro Posh” Crib Mattress to Help Support SIDS Research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Colgate Creates New “Retro Posh” Crib Mattress to Help Support SIDS Research Proceeds will go to First Candle programs dedicated to promoting infant safe sleep among 80,000... Read More

FIRST CANDLE, THE NATION’S LEADING ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO INFANT HEALTH AND SURVIVAL, ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP

Contact: Laura Reno laura@firstcandle.org 313.268.5298 FIRST CANDLE, THE NATION’S LEADING ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO INFANT HEALTH AND SURVIVAL, ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP Alison Jacobson Named First Candle CEO [New York, NY –... Read More

These People Are Amazing

First Candle partners with some amazing companies dedicated to our important mission: promoting safe pregnancies and the survival of babies through the first years of life. If your company isn’t working... Read More

Long Distance Grief Support – How to Help from Miles Away

Losing a baby forever changes the lives of parents. They will never see life the same way. They will never be the same people. As they attempt to move forward, bereaved parents realize... Read More

Why First Candle Supports Paid Parental Leave and Baby Safety

BY ERIN DURKIN The parents of a baby who died on his first day at a SoHo daycare will be at Mayor de Blasio’s State of the City speech Thursday... Read More

Is light drinking while pregnant okay? Here’s what the evidence says.

by Julia Belluz This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention came out with a new campaign advising all sexually active women of childbearing age who aren’t using contraception... Read More

Creating a Life-Saving Sleep Environment For Babies

Creating a risk-free nursery is a priority for parents. Following these important guidelines can help reduce the risk of unexpected death. “Safe sleep is one of the most important practices for new... Read More

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

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