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We’re Merging to Have a Greater Opportunity to Eliminate SIDS/SUID and Stillbirth

Posted: January 17, 2017 at 10:50 am

For more than two decades, First Candle and CJ Foundation for SIDS have focused on a shared intent – reducing the rate of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Sudden Unexpected…

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Wilton Mom Takes The Reins As Group Fighting SIDS Moves HQ To New Canaan

Written by Donna Christopher and Karen Tensa on January 5, 2017 for Westport Daily Voice. This article was originally posted here.  NEW CANAAN, Conn. — A Wilton mother who lost…

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The Future Is Bright! Donate Today.

Posted: December 29, 2016 at 1:22 pm

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We Are First Candle – Family Stories

Posted: December 21, 2016 at 5:31 pm

Every family who has lost a baby to Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID), and Stillbirth, has a unique story about their own difficult experience and…

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MANAGING GRIEF THROUGH THE HOLIDAYS

Posted: December 21, 2016 at 1:27 pm

Written by Sara Kravits on December 12, 2016 for Open to Hope Finding Hope After Loss.  In general, we expect holiday times and their festivities to cheer us for a time and provide…

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A Video Tribute To Our Club

Posted: December 20, 2016 at 3:21 pm

Dear Friends, “It’s a club you never want to be a member of.”  Ask any parent who’s lost a baby and that’s what they’ll tell you. I remember the first…

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You Really Can Make A Difference This Holiday Season

Posted: December 13, 2016 at 11:07 am

Dear Supporter: Small actions really do make a world of difference.  Every donation this year has helped us educate more people on how to reduce the risk of Sudden Infant…

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First Candle’s Support of SIDS Research

Posted: December 11, 2016 at 4:24 pm

At First Candle we are proud to support the researchers who are working to eliminate Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and other sleep-related deaths. Below is a summary of the some…

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Webinar: Safe Infant Sleep Recommendations: What’s New In 2016?

Posted: November 28, 2016 at 3:36 pm

Join us for a FREE Webinar Safe Infant Sleep Recommendations: What’s new in 2016? This webinar will include AAP updated recommendations, new research and nuances. Presented by: Dr. Rachel Moon, MD, FAAP,…

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Triple Your Gift This #GivingTuesday

Posted: November 8, 2016 at 12:02 pm

This year, on Tuesday, November 29, 2016, First Candle is participating in #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving. On November 29th we are hoping to raise $3,500 to help…

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