Two Deaths Reported with Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs; Recall Announced Due to Suffocation and Choking Hazards

Posted: August 22, 2014 at 2:37 pm

Release Date: August 22, 2014 Release Number: 14-261   Two Deaths Reported with Ace Bayou Bean Bag Chairs; Recall Announced Due to Suffocation and Choking Hazards   Recall Summary  …

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Myths and Facts About SIDS and Safe Infant Sleep

Posted: August 22, 2014 at 10:20 am

Every parent should know the myths and facts about SIDS. Myth: Babies can “catch” SIDS. Fact:  A baby cannot catch SIDS. SIDS is not caused by an infection, so it…

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Bexco Recalls Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards

Posted: August 19, 2014 at 3:56 pm

Recall Date: August 19, 2014 Recall Number: 14-258   Bexco Recalls Franklin & Ben Mason 4-in-1 Convertible Cribs Due to Fall and Entrapment Hazards   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should…

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BRITA Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due to Laceration Hazard

Posted: August 19, 2014 at 3:55 pm

Recall Date: August 19, 2014 Recall Number: 14-257   BRITA Recalls Children’s Water Bottles Due to Laceration Hazard   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise…

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Miscarriage and Grief: Why do we act as though its no big deal?

Posted: August 5, 2014 at 2:16 pm

Miscarriage and Grief

We all measure grief. Even without meaning to. Other people’s. Our own. Are we feeling what others have felt? Is our grief more intense? About one in four women will…

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New Definition for Full-Term Pregnancy

Posted: August 4, 2014 at 3:22 pm

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  Full Term Starts at 39 Weeks The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine announced new, more specific definitions for babies born between…

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Update on Stillbirth and SIDS Legislation

Posted: August 3, 2014 at 9:18 pm

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First Candle fully supports and endorses crucial stillbirth and SIDS legislation. There are currently two bills that will be up for a vote soon that will improve the investigations of all…

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First Candle Offers Four Ways to Remember Your Baby

Posted: July 24, 2014 at 10:58 pm

Remember Your Baby

To those that have experienced the death of a precious baby, please accept our deepest sympathies. While there is nothing that can take away the pain and sadness, we hope…

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Dream On Me Recalls High Chairs Due to Strangulation and Fall Hazards

Posted: July 24, 2014 at 9:06 am

Recall Date: July 23, 2014 Recall Number: 14-237    Dream On Me Recalls High Chairs Due to Strangulation and Fall Hazards   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this…

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Oeuf Recalls to Repair Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard

Posted: July 23, 2014 at 4:11 pm

Recall Date: July 22, 2014 Recall Number: 14-236   Oeuf Recalls to Repair Cribs Due to Entrapment Hazard   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise…

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