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  • 2014 Walk to Remember
    2014 Walk to Remember
    Parents that take this walk have very little to remember except for the pain and hurt that goes along with miscarriage, stillbirth and early infant loss. What they are doing is looking for hope ~ hope that reigns supreme.These parents are hoping...
  • Folic acid reduces risk of miscarriage and stillbirth
    Folic acid reduces risk of miscarriage and stillbirth
    Folic acid is a vitamin essential vitamin for all humans. It is especially important to have adequate folic acid before and during pregnancy because it reduces the risk of neural tube defects (abnormalities of the brain and spinal cord). A new...
  • Pregnancy
    High BMI in early pregnancy linked to infant mortality
    A new study finds that mothers with a high body mass index (BMI) before or during early pregnancy are at greater risk for miscarriage, stillbirth or infant death. The study, published in the April 16 Journal of the American Medical Association ...
  • Secondhand smoke is a baby killer
    Secondhand smoke is a baby killer
    Numerous studies have reported that secondhand smoke is harmful to one’s health. A new study has reported that a woman’s exposure to secondhand smoke both during and before a pregnancy could result in the loss of her fetus. The...
  • Knwoing the facts can help
    What Causes Miscarriage, Pregnancy Loss, or Stillbirth?
    You have recently experienced a pregnancy loss. You have many questions along with crushing sadness. Perhaps you miscarried, or perhaps your baby was stillborn. Whichever it may be, sadly, you lost your baby prior to birth. You are wondering if...
  • Stillbirth linked to smoking and substance abuse
    Stillbirth linked to smoking and substance abuse
    According to a new study, smoking tobacco or marijuana as well as the use of illegal drugs increases the risk of a stillbirth. The study was published in the January 2013 edition of the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology by the Stillbirth...
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    Diabetes during pregnancy linked to fetal and infant death
    Pregnant women with pre-existing diabetes have almost a four and-a-half time’s greater riskPast studies have found that pre-existing diabetes is associated with an increased risk of stillbirth but few studies have excluded the effect of...
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    New in utero method of diagnosing fetal long QT syndrome developed
    Dr. Ronald T. Wakai, a professor of medical physics at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, and colleagues announced the development of the first method that can diagnose and treats fetal long QT syndrome in...
  • Count the Kicks reduces stillbirth
    Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day is Oct. 15: Count the Kicks brings hope
    October 15 is International Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. This day is set aside to acknowledge the pain of those parents who lose a child through miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death. This year there is a new aspect to the special...
  • Chlamydia and gonorrhea infections may cause stillbirth or preterm birth
    Chlamydia and gonorrhea infections may cause stillbirth or preterm birth
    Chlamydia and gonorrhea are two sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) that can cause damage to pelvic organs if not treated. A new sty has reported another possible consequence of an infection: stillbirth, preterm birth, or delivering a small for...
  • New study links stress and stillbirth (Photos)
    New study links stress and stillbirth (Photos)
    New researchhas linkedpregnant womenwho experienced financial, emotional, or other stress in the year before their anticipated delivery date with an increased chance of having a stillborn child. The Research was conducted by theNICHD...
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    Woman has extreme fear of pregnancy, has abortion, after first stillbirth
    A woman suffering with an extreme phobia of pregnancy had an abortion because she was too scared to have her baby, despite being desperate for a child.Charlotte Arnold, 24, from London, terminated her pregnancy just weeks eight into her pregnancy....
  • Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day 2012
    Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day 2012
    On October 25, 1988, President Reagan officially designated the month of October 1988 as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month.“Each year, approximately a million pregnancies in the United States end in miscarriage, stillbirth, or the...
  • In memory of our lost babies: Gone from our lives but alive in our hearts
    In memory of our lost babies: Gone from our lives but alive in our hearts
    October is SIDS, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. This month, we remember all of the babies whose parents said good-bye instead of hello.The nine months before a baby is born are an exciting time for expectant parents. Setting up the...
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    Annual Walk to Remember event held (Video)
    The Walk to Remember chapter of the Denver metro area held its annual memorial walk on September 29, 2012. The annual walk was held at Clement Park in Littleton, CO. The walk is an opportunity for bereaved families to come together to remember...