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Help make more Father’s Days happen this year

Posted: June 18, 2016 at 8:44 pm

  Sunday is Father’s Day. This year, instead of giving Dad a tie, make it a gift he will remember . . . Dads do many things that make a difference,…

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New York Baby Show & Infant Safety

Posted: May 17, 2016 at 10:56 am

We attended the nation’s biggest show for expectant and new families, the New York Baby Show on May 14th and 15th. The show is a wonderful family-friendly mega-event featuring everything to do with…

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What Does a Safe Sleep Environment Look Like?

Posted: May 16, 2016 at 4:37 pm

You can reduce your baby’s risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death in the following ways. Printable versions of this safe sleep environment information are available below:…

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Happy National Nurses Week!

Posted: May 9, 2016 at 4:32 pm

Nurses are in a unique position to educate parents and caregivers about risk reduction of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death. Make sure you are sharing the latest…

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This Mother’s Day Please Help Us Provide Support To A Bereaved Mother

Posted: May 6, 2016 at 9:40 am


Dear Supporter, The stores are filled with reminders that Mother’s Day is almost here and many women will receive flowers, perfume, jewelry or, in my opinion best of all, a…

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Support Safe Sleep Initiatives on 5/3/16 with #iGiveLocal NYC!

Posted: May 2, 2016 at 8:18 am

Dear Supporters, On May 3, 2016, from 12:00 a.m. to 11:59:59pm, First Candle is participating in Give Local, a community wide event celebrating nonprofits. During this 24-hour crowdfunding event we…

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A Note from our CEO . . .

Posted: April 16, 2016 at 6:17 pm

On April 12th 1997 my little angel Connor was born and it was the most miraculous day I’ve ever experienced.   On August 5th of that same year he died of Sudden Infant…

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AMCHP Annual Conference

Posted: April 8, 2016 at 5:40 pm

The Association of Maternal & Child Health Programs (AMCHP) held their annual conference from April 6-9, 2016 in Washington, DC. AMCHP is a national resource, partner and advocate for state public…

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Posted: March 31, 2016 at 9:32 am

The feelings mothers have following the death of their child are complex and profound. They are very often experienced in silence and isolation. We want to understand your experience. We are…

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