Enter our Valentine’s Day Contest!

This Valentine’s Day First Candle is all about Sharing the Love!   The love we have for YOU, our wonderful advocates and supporters; the BABIES that are so near and dear…

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reminds pregnant women to get their flu shots

Flu is more likely to cause severe illness in pregnant women than in women who are not pregnant. Changes in the immune system, heart, and lungs during pregnancy make pregnant…

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Toys“R”Us “Great Trade-In” Event Reaches One Million Mark!

One million and counting!  We are excited to share that the Toys“R”Us “Great Trade-In” event has resulted in the removal of more than one million pieces of used and potentially…

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A Heartwarming Story of Courage and Determination

New Jersey stillbirth mom Debbie Haine Vijayvergiya proposes and gets important legislation passed by Governor Chris Christie in just one year! New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signs important stillbirth legislation…

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CPSC Issues New Standards for Bedside Cribs

http://www.consumeraffairs.com/news/feds-issue-new-safety-standard-for-bedside-cribs-012014.html The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a new safety standard for bedside cribs, devices that are similar to bassinets attached to an adult bed. They’re used in cramped…

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First Candle Announces Christopher Blake as New CEO

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Laura Reno 443.640.1049, ext 203 laura@firstcandle.org First Candle Announces Christopher Blake as New CEO Board Also Appoints Two New Members Baltimore, MD – January 9,…

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FIRST CANDLE ALERT – WE ARE EXPERIENCING THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES IN DECADES!

Too many blankets, heavy clothing and high room temperatures can Increase the Risk of SIDS As a result of the severely cold weather spreading across the nation, First Candle is…

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Good News for Breastfeeding Moms!

First Candle, along with the American Academy of Pediatrics and breastfeeding advocates nationwide, have worked hard to elevate the importance of breastfeeding to mothers, as well as the general public….

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Mirage Fashions Recalls Yoki Girls Faux Leather Jackets with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory

Recall Date: December 16, 2013 Recall Number: 14-050 Mirage Fashions Recalls Yoki Girls Faux Leather Jackets with Drawstrings Due to Strangulation Hazard; Sold Exclusively at Burlington Coat Factory WASHINGTON, D.C….

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Doodlebutt Recalls Jelly BeadZ Jumbo BeadZ and Magic Growing Fruity Fun Toys Due to Serious Ingestion Hazard

1. Recall Date: December 12, 2013 Recall Number: 14-056 Doodlebutt Recalls Jelly BeadZ Jumbo BeadZ and Magic Growing Fruity Fun Toys Due to Serious Ingestion Hazard WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers…

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