Print Public Service Announcements (PSAs)
First Candle is pleased to offer several print PSA’s for use by newspapers, magazines and other publications. We are happy to customize the ads to meet your specifications. For more information, contact Laura Reno firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Download Kicks Count! PSA: What your baby’s kicks are telling you. . . Version 1 (PDF)
- Download Kicks Count! PSA: What your baby’s kicks are telling you. . . Version 2 (PDF)
- Download Kicks Count! PSA: Baby Danny is Alive Today Thanks to First Candle’s Kicks Count! Campaign (PDF)
Thanks to a grant from the Heinz Family Philanthropies, First Candle has joined forces with Finger Lakes Productions International to secure celebrity spokespersons and produce high quality radio public service announcements (PSAs) to deliver this important information to expectant parents.
- Jeff Reed, kicker for the Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers | On the field, every kick counts. That’s why we keep track of the statistics.
- Dr. Margaret Larkins-Pettigrew, University of Pittsburgh Medical School | Did you know that that if you are an African American pregnant woman you are at higher risk for stillbirth?
- Dr. Daniel Edelstone, University of Pittsburgh and Magee-Women’s Hospital | Expectant mothers often ask me what they can do at home to make sure their baby is OK.
- Kirk Ferentz, Head Coach of the Iowa Hawkeyes | Kick counting is a great way to bond, so involve your partner. Pregnancy is no game!
- Mari Culver, Iowa’s First Lady | Many parents-to-be are nervous. Fortunately, there’s a simple and effective way to monitor your baby’s health.
- Cynthia Waters, Maternity Care Coalition | Pregnancy is filled with anticipation, it’s an exciting time. But many moms-to-be are a little nervous, especially when it comes to their baby’s health.
- Patricia Coulter, Urban League of Philadelphia | Did you know that if you are a pregnant African American woman you are at higher risk for stillbirth? So how can we “kick” this heartbreaking trend?
- Dr. Michelle Owens, University of Mississippi Medical Center | Expectant mothers often ask me what they can do at home to make sure their baby is OK.
- Oleta Fitzgerald, Children’s Defense Fund and Southern Rural Black Women’s Initiative | Studies show that African American women are three times as likely to have a stillborn baby than white women.
- Megan Arthur, Four Seasons Midwifery | Pregnancy is filled with anticipation.
- Dorothy Douglas, Vermont’s First Lady | As a mother myself, I know the excitement and anticipation that comes with expecting a child..