President Obama signs the Sudden Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act into law

December 23, 2014

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President Barak Obama signed “The Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act” into law December 18th. The bill requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to continue and report on activities related to stillbirth, sudden unexpected infant death, and sudden unexplained death in childhood, including collaborating with states and experts to improve […]

HR 669 – The Sudden Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act heads to the President to become law (hopefully)

December 12, 2014

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One of the federal bills bereaved parents have been supporting for years is on President Obama’s desk. The bill passed the U.S. Senate on December 9th and passed the House in September. President Obama sponsored similar legislation when he was a U.S. Senator so outcome looking good. This bill begins the formal process to creating a set […]

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Senate Bill passed! Now contact your U.S. House of Representative to pass H.R. 669 – “The Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act”

November 21, 2014

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On November 20th, “The Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act” passed the U.S. Senate. Now, it needs to be passed in the House so PLEASE contact your U.S. House of Representative asking them to vote yes on H.R. 669. To find your U.S. House of Representative, go to the home page for the U.S. […]

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Contact your U.S. Senators requesting them to pass “The Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act”

November 20, 2014

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U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee Passed the “The Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement Act (S. 2746)”. Time is running out so please contact your two U.S. Senators urging them to pass S. 2746. Find your U.S. Senator and contact them via their phone or e-mail. You can sort the U.S. Senators by […]

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If you live in AK, CO, CT, GA, IA, IL, KS, KY, MD, MA, MN, NC, PA, RI, SC,TN, UT, VT, WA, WI, WY then help us now!

November 12, 2014

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The U.S. Senators below can help make The Sudden Unexpected Death Data Enhancement and Awareness Act (S. 2746) law. But we need your help to show our support to pass this bill into law. If you live in one of these states, please make all efforts to contact your U.S. Senators urging them to pass […]

Congressional In-fighting makes it tough for stillbirth legislation to pass. New Appropriations gives stillbirth research funding a fighting chance.

August 19, 2013

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There are two active federal bills in the U.S. Congress that address stillbirth research and protocol – H.R. 669 by Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. and H.R. 2365 by Rep. Peter King. The current partisan gridlock permeating Congress and the focus of attention on appropriations bill or lack thereof, foreign affairs and dismantling/implementing Obamacare has virtually […]

“Born in Silence” Video about the devastation of stillbirth

February 9, 2013

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Please pass this link along to your U.S. Congresspersons and Senators to educate them. Stillbirth deaths are a hidden secret to the public. This video captures the essence of losing a child.