Creating a Safe Day Care Environment for Every Baby

Posted: July 1, 2015 at 9:52 am

One of the most difficult decisions for new parents to make is who will care for their baby when they return to work. Two thirds of infants in the United…

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One Thing You Can Do This 4th of July

Posted: June 25, 2015 at 10:16 pm

You might already know that First Candle  focuses on reducing the risk factors for Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), Stillbirth and Empowering Pregnant Women. Our life-saving programs rely on your generosity. Did you know…

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Northern Tool + Equipment Recalls Little Digger Toy Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard

Posted: June 25, 2015 at 2:38 pm

Recall Date: June 25, 2015 Recall Number: 15-172 Northern Tool + Equipment Recalls Little Digger Toy Due to Violation of Lead Paint Standard Recall Summary Name of Product: Little Digger…

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Ryan Reynolds and Baby Safety

Posted: June 23, 2015 at 12:36 pm

Ryan Reynolds Fathers Day Photo

Ryan Reynolds’s Father’s Day photo scored loads of likes on Instagram — from fans who didn’t realize that he’s unfortunately using his baby carrier incorrectly. With his proud smile and…

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Celebrating Laiken’s Life

Posted: June 19, 2015 at 10:21 am

Laiken Skeltis Memorial Fund When one thinks of a child’s first birthday party, they think cake, balloons, presents, and tons of smiles with friends and family.  When we started to…

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Living at High Altitude Is Linked to Higher SIDS Risk

Posted: June 19, 2015 at 9:45 am

Living at High Altitude Is Linked to Higher SIDS Risk

Living at a high altitude is linked to higher SIDS risk a new report has found. Researchers studied Colorado birth certificate and death registries from 2007 to 2012, and assessed the…

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Bunnies by the Bay Recalls Pull Toys Due to Choking Hazard

Posted: June 17, 2015 at 8:15 am

Recall Date: June 16, 2015 Recall Number: 15-165  Bunnies by the Bay Recalls Pull Toys Due to Choking Hazard  Recall Summary  Name of Product: Bud and Skipit Wheely Cute Pull…

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Walgreens Vitamins Recalled by International Vitamin Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement

Posted: June 12, 2015 at 11:06 am

Recall Date: June 11, 2015 Recall Number: 15-162  Walgreens Vitamins Recalled by International Vitamin Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement  Recall Summary  Name of Product: Multivitamin Women 50+…

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Mother able to avoid stillbirth after seeing Pregnant & Empowered awareness campaign

Posted: June 10, 2015 at 9:57 am

Patricia Bruce pictured here with her daughters

When First Candle and The Boppy Company launched the Pregnant & Empowered awareness campaign, we set out to educate as many moms-to-be on the importance of knowing the signs of…

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Pali Design Recalls Children’s Furniture Due to Tip-Over, Impact, Suffocation Hazards

Posted: June 9, 2015 at 4:13 pm

Recall Date: June 9, 2015 Recall Number: 15-160  Pali Design Recalls Children’s Furniture Due to Tip-Over, Impact, Suffocation Hazards  Recall Summary  Name of Product:  Children’s furniture Hazard: The plastic restraint…

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