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Raise awareness with a SIDS Sunday at your church

Posted: September 26, 2016 at 9:39 am

Dear Faith Leader: I am excited to tell you that First Candle and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), an institute of the…

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How to Hold a Candlelight Vigil

Posted: September 19, 2016 at 3:34 pm

Saturday, October 15th, 2016 is National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, and we hope that you will join us in remembering our babies gone to soon by hosting a…

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HOST A $1 CUPCAKE FUNDRAISER DURING PREGNANCY AND INFANT LOSS AWARENESS MONTH

Posted: September 19, 2016 at 3:21 pm

Follow these simple directions on how to host a “$1 Cupcake Fundraiser” in your area! Contact a local grocery, convenience store, or other vendor in your area to see if they…

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SAFE SLEEP WEBINAR FOR NURSES

Posted: September 19, 2016 at 12:33 pm

Nurses play a vital role in educating new parents and parents-to-be on safe infant sleep to reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death. Click below…

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2016 International Conference on Stillbirth, SIDS and Baby Survival

Posted: September 13, 2016 at 9:37 am

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…

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October is SIDS, Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

Posted: September 10, 2016 at 10:09 am

October is SIDS, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, and First Candle is joining forces with individuals, local, state and national organizations, as well as corporate and retail partners to…

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First Candle Announces Young Investigator Award

Posted: September 2, 2016 at 3:55 pm

First Candle, the national non-profit organization dedicated to reducing the rate of SIDS, SUID, and Stillbirth, is committed to supporting researchers and investigators in the field. It is critical that…

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The 8th Annual Taylor Cain Classic

Posted: August 29, 2016 at 9:59 am

The 8th Annual Taylor Cain Classic was held on August 26, 2014 in Haymarket, VA. Over 100 family and friends showed their support of The Murphy Family and Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)…

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Watch First Candle CEO, Alison Jacobson The Safety Mom, discuss infant safe sleep on Fox and Friends!

Posted: August 22, 2016 at 9:54 am

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…

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