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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.

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 […]

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 […]