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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

Parents still put babies in risky sleep environments according to new report

The American Academy of Pediatrics released a report yesterday analyzing video recordings of parental behavior surrounding sleep environments. Researchers recorded infants for one night at ages 1, 3 and 6 months in family homes.... Read More

#SafeToSleep Twitter Chat Invitation with @FirstCandle, @Safety Mom and @NICHD_ NIH

Dear Supporter, @FirstCandle is hosting a twitter chat with @Safety Mom and @NICHD_ NIH to address important topics around infant safe sleep. As an advocate of First Candle, we invite you to... Read More

New York Baby Show & Infant Safety

We attended the nation’s biggest show for expectant and new families, the New York Baby Show on May 14th and 15th. The show is a wonderful family-friendly mega-event featuring everything to do with... Read More

Happy National Nurses Week!

Nurses are in a unique position to educate parents and caregivers about risk reduction of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death. Make sure you are sharing the latest... Read More

Support Safe Sleep Initiatives on 5/3/16 with #iGiveLocal NYC!

Dear Supporters, On May 3, 2016, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59:59pm, First Candle is participating in Give Local, a community wide event celebrating nonprofits. During this 24-hour crowdfunding event we... Read More

AMCHP Annual Conference

The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) held their annual conference from April 6-9, 2016 in Washington, DC. AMCHP is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public... Read More