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

November 21, 2012


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 […]

News Post – Grieving Parents ask Congress for a Hearing on Stillbirth Legislation

October 18, 2012


(PRWEB) October 18, 2012 Since 2007, U.S. Senators Barack Obama, Frank Lautenberg and U.S. Representatives Frank Palloneand Peter King introduced stillbirth research legislation with no action. The MISS Foundation that represents parents who lost a child due to stillbirth want to prevent future devastation to families through stillbirth research. With the 2012 elections suspending congressional action and the session ending soon, grieving parents see another session ending […]

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

July 13, 2012


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


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? […]

Reminder: Please contact or follow up with your U.S. Congresspersons to co-sponsor the “Stillbirth and SUID Prevention, Education and Awareness Act”

March 28, 2012


It’s very important to contact or follow up with your members of Congress to co-sponsor S. 1862 and HR 3418. The mere act of communicating with your members of Congress regarding stillbirths is important in of itself as it educates those in power and tomorrow’s leaders. You do not know if your Congressperson will one […]

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MISS officially endorses the “Stillbirth and the SUID Prevention, Education and Awareness Act S. 1862/H.R. 3418”

February 7, 2012


Please take time to write your U.S. Congressman and U.S. Senators requesting their co-sponsorship for this very important legislation.   Go to our blog posting and follow these steps to communicate with your members of Congress. Help future parents not suffer the horrible loss.   Here are the other organizations endorsing the bill: American Congress […]

Please contact your members of congress to co-sponsor “Stillbirth and SUID Prevention, Education and Awareness Act” (S.1862/H.R.3418).

January 25, 2012


Calling all MISS members, please follow these steps to contact your two U.S. Senators and one House of Representative urging them to co-sponsor the “Stillbirth and SUID Prevention, Education and Awareness Act” (S1862/HR3418). Step 1: Find the contact information for your Congressman and U.S. Senators using this website – Contacting Your Congress. Step 2: Use […]