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American parents want to thank Sens Obama and McCain and ask your leadership again

September 12, 2008

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Dear Sens. McCain and Obama, Prove your campaign pledge as parents do not have a lobbyist representing them and grieving parents are not a special interest therefore the stillbirth issue has been ignored. Reach across the party aisle and help the American family as both of you have promised. In 2002, Sen. McCain helped secure […]

Thank you Senator Barak Obama from millions of grieving family members

September 11, 2008

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The millions of grieving family members experiencing stillbirth deaths of our children would like to thank U.S. Senator Barak Obama from Illinois for recognizing the need to address stillbirths in America with the introduction of S. 3142 – the Preventing Stillbirth and SUID Act of 2008. We would like to ask all U.S. Senate members […]

Thank you Representative Peter King from millions of grieving family members

September 11, 2008

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The millions of grieving family members experiencing stillbirth deaths of our children would like to thank U.S. Representative Peter King from New York for recognizing the need to address stillbirths in America with the introduction of H.R. 5979. We would like to ask all U.S. House members to co-sponsor, support and pass H.R. 5979 to […]

Pioneering stillbirth research addressing America’s number one child-killer reaches crucial milestone

September 11, 2008

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September 2008: The U.S. National Institute of Health Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network (SCRN) recently registered its 500 stillbirth death to complete the data set of the nation’s first comprehensive study on stillbirths in America. Stillbirths represent the number one child killer in America reflecting 25,000 – 30,000 deaths per year in which more than half […]

Congressional Stillbirth Grassroots Advocacy ALERT

September 11, 2008

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We need all grieving family members and supportive citizens interested in preventing the number one child-killer in America – stillbirths – to e-mail their two U.S. Senators and 1 Congress members NOW during the upcoming 2008 election season asking for their support to insert NIH/NICHD appropriations directive language supporting the continued funding of the Stillbirth […]

Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network Update

September 11, 2008

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The following is an update on both the stillbirth research, the politics regarding the appropriations for stillbirth research through the NICHD and the NIH and the grassroots advocacy for MISS members to execute to help address stillbirths in America. Regarding the Stillbirth Collaborative Research Network pioneering five-year research study on stillbirths, the 500 stillbirths necessary […]