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FIRST CANDLE, THE NATION’S LEADING ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO INFANT HEALTH AND SURVIVAL, ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP

Posted: March 11, 2016 at 6:53 am

Contact: Laura Reno laura@firstcandle.org 313.268.5298 FIRST CANDLE, THE NATION’S LEADING ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO INFANT HEALTH AND SURVIVAL, ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP Alison Jacobson Named First Candle CEO [New York, NY –…

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These People Are Amazing

First Candle partners with some amazing companies dedicated to our important mission: promoting safe pregnancies and the survival of babies through the first years of life. If your company isn’t working…

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This Is Where You Are Supposed To Be

You don’t need more motivation. You don’t need to be inspired to action. You don’t need to read any more lists and posts about how you’re not doing enough. We…

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Long Distance Grief Support – How to Help from Miles Away

Losing a baby forever changes the lives of parents. They will never see life the same way. They will never be the same people. As they attempt to move forward, bereaved parents realize…

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The Zika Virus: What CHOP Experts Want You To Know

Posted: February 16, 2016 at 11:53 am

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This Q&A originally appeared on The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s PolicyLab blog, where you can read the original post. Yes, news stories about the mosquito-borne Zika virus that’s spreading throughout Central…

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Why First Candle Supports Paid Parental Leave and Baby Safety

Posted: February 8, 2016 at 6:31 pm

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BY ERIN DURKIN The parents of a baby who died on his first day at a SoHo daycare will be at Mayor de Blasio’s State of the City speech Thursday…

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Is light drinking while pregnant okay? Here’s what the evidence says.

Posted: February 6, 2016 at 2:59 pm

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by Julia Belluz This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention came out with a new campaign advising all sexually active women of childbearing age who aren’t using contraception…

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Creating a Life-Saving Sleep Environment For Babies

Creating a risk-free nursery is a priority for parents. Following these important guidelines can help reduce the risk of unexpected death. “Safe sleep is one of the most important practices for new…

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Sharing Your Sorrow and Your Story

“When I was 38 weeks, I noticed the baby wasn’t moving the same way. But I thought, there’s only so much room. And you will yourself to think that.” – Dr….

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Depression in Both Mothers and Fathers is Associated With an Increased Risk of Preterm Birth

A new study finds that having a mother or father who is depressed increases the risk of preterm birth. According to Swedish researchers at BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics &…

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