First Candle Charity Gala 2014! Save the Date . . .

Posted: July 23, 2014 at 2:04 pm

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      First Candle Charity Gala 2014! Save the Date  

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GSK Recalls Panadol Advance Bottles Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement; Sold Exclusively in Puerto Rico

Posted: July 15, 2014 at 1:40 pm

Recall Date: July 14, 2014 Recall Number: 14-229   GSK Recalls Panadol Advance Bottles Due to Failure to Meet Child-Resistant Closure Requirement; Sold Exclusively in Puerto Rico   WASHINGTON, D.C….

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Study Shows Biggest Risk Factors for Babies While Sleeping

Posted: July 14, 2014 at 12:20 pm

New Study Highlights Different Risk Factors Based on Baby's Age

According to a recent study published in the Journal of Pediatrics, unsafe sleep practices pose a significant risk for both older and younger babies. The predominant risk factor for younger…

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Encourage Legislators to Act on Stillbirth and SIDS Legislation

Posted: July 2, 2014 at 8:55 am

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          First Candle is pleased to report there has been progress on S314/HR669, the Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act, which was the focus…

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Participants Needed to Research the Effects of Pregnancy Loss

Posted: June 26, 2014 at 9:20 am

Emotions, Stillbirth and Pregnancy Loss: A Qualitative Study of Emotion Work Among Bereaved Parents You are invited to participate in a research study that examines the impact of pregnancy loss…

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Safe Sleep Tips for Dad!

Posted: June 25, 2014 at 8:54 am

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  Dads today spend triple the time caring for their children as dads did 50 years ago. Making sure dads with infants know safe sleep tips and how to reduce…

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Brooks Furniture Recalls Glider Rockers Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively to Kaplan Early Learning

Posted: June 19, 2014 at 7:24 am

Recall Date: June 18, 2014 Recall Number: 14-210     Brooks Furniture Recalls Glider Rockers Due to Fall Hazard; Sold Exclusively to Kaplan Early Learning    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Consumers should…

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New System Needed to Improve how SIDS Statistics are Recorded

Posted: June 17, 2014 at 8:01 am

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Sudden unexpected infant deaths (SUID) accounted for 1 in 3 post-neonatal deaths in 2010. Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) and accidental sleep-related suffocation are among the most frequently reported types…

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Help First Candle Make More Fathers Days Happen this Year

Posted: June 11, 2014 at 4:08 pm

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This Sunday is Fathers Day.  I challenge you…does he really need another tie? Baseball hat? T-shirt? Instead, as Fathers Day approaches, begin thinking about what your dad has done for you…

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Pregnant Woman and Staying Safe During Hurricane Season

Posted: June 6, 2014 at 8:40 pm

Hurricane season started June 1st and ends November 30th. If you are pregnant and live on the Gulf Coast or eastern Seaboard, it is crucial to be prepared. Since research…

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