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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 […]

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.

The end of the Congressional session is here so what does it mean for stillbirth legislation?

November 21, 2012

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I don’t know if you know that the U.S. Congress hasn’t passed a new budget since the George W days. The Congress has passed a Congressional Resolution (CR) every year to extend the same funding and budget with no changes. So the federal government has been funded but without changes means no adjustments or new […]

Barak Obama, John Boehner and Harry Reid – please don’t lose us parents and our future children

July 13, 2012

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Dear Barak Obama, John Boehner and Harry Reid, I write your names above without your esteemed titles hoping you would read this as fathers and human beings. It’s difficult and painful for us parents to advocate to you the importance for stillbirth support and research. We’re lost in depression, desperation and suicidal thoughts. We parents […]

O’ the politics of stillbirth – Dear Congress, do you really care about preventing future child deaths?

May 7, 2012

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President Barak Obama, Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-NJ), Rep. Peter King (R-NY) and Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) have all penned their name to stillbirth legislation. Federal legislation that would help aide in the education and research of stillbirth in the pursuit to prevent further tragedies and devastation to parents nationwide. How’s the bill doing, you ask? […]