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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 […]

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.

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 […]