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October is SIDS Awareness Month

Oct 01, 2020
A safe sleep environment can help reduce the risk of SIDS and other sleep-related causes of infant death, like suffocation. To help raise awareness about safe infant sleep, the Safe to Sleep® campaign (formerly the Back to Sleep campaign)...

September Is National Baby Safety Month

Sep 02, 2020
Founded by the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA) in 1983, Baby Safety Month (BSM) occurs every September and offers a great chance for parents and retailers to brush up on baby-proof safety standards and tips. Every year,...

The Collective Repast: Grieve, Fellowship, Celebrate, Heal -- A Virtual Conversation with Dr. Stacy Scott and Friends

Aug 11, 2020
In many communities the repast is a tradition, a time family, friends, and close acquaintances sit down for a meal and conversation —not of the death of loved one, but of their life journey and a future full of faith and hope for the...

Blog: How Do We Address Black Grief, Compounded by Centuries of Racism, Loss and Trauma?

Jul 07, 2020
By Caitlin Forbes This is a recap from a recent webinar and interview with Dr. Stacy D. Scott. COVID-19 is disproportionately killing the Black community, with nearly 23 percent of deaths attributed to African Americans despite only making...

Agonizing Lag in Coronavirus Research Puts Pregnant Women and Babies at Risk

Jul 06, 2020
After months of asserting pregnant women were not at high risk for the coronavirus, the CDC recently released a study with sobering findings for expectant mothers. Experts say the data gaps are almost as worrisome as the results. https://...

We Stand With You!

Jun 18, 2020
Baby 1st Network stands in solidarity with those opposed to systematic racism, health disparities, and the trauma endured by African Americans in this country. There are striking racial disparities in maternal mortality, morbidity, and...

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