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ASAP Steering Team Update – July 2013

Winston Churchill once said “Never, never, never ever give up.”  No truer words can be said for the determination of those that have been impacted by stillbirth whether they be parents, families or friends and acquaintances.  We know all to well … Continue reading

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New Jersey Senate approves ‘STILLBIRTH RESEARCH AND DIGNITY ACT’

ASAP Congratulates Debbie Haine Vijayvergiya, a co-founder of the ASAP Coalition on her valliant efforts in her daughter’s memory.  The bill was unanamiously approved by the Senate and will go to the Assembly before crossing the Govenor’s desk for signature. This … Continue reading

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Every Mother Counts talks about stillbirth…..

The following article was published by Every Mother Counts recently.  Debbie is one of the originators of the ASAP Coalition!  We congratulate her on getting the word out with this important organization and for her success with the New Jersey … Continue reading

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Vote to Shatter the Silence Surrounding Stillbirth…

Stephanie Cole, an ASAP Coalition member is a contender for the MASK (Mothers Awareness On Schoolaged Kids) Unity Award.  Please vote for Stephanie Cole to win the Unity Award and shatter the silence surrounding stillbirth and infant death. There is … Continue reading

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Research Opportunity…..

New RESEARCH Opportunity – posted on behalf of Jennifer Huberty, PhD, an ASAP Coalition member of Arizona State University…… please consider participating in this important study and passing it along to others…. Have you experienced perinatal loss (loss of a baby … Continue reading

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STILL Project Trailer Released

STILL Project Trailer Released We salute the work of the STILL Project, an ASAP Coalition member, on the release of the trailer for their full feature length film.  The ASAP Coalition and its’ members are all committed to raising stillbirth … Continue reading

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ASAP Coalition Call to Action – FMLA Amendment

ASAP Coalition – Call To Action!  A major initiative of the President Bill Clinton’s first term, The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA) is a US federal law requiring covered employers to provide employees job-protected and unpaid leave … Continue reading

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ASAP Coalition Organizers Meet in Baltimore

Coalition Organizers Meet in Baltimore Thank you for joining ASAP and showing your support for increasing stillbirth awareness and encouraging prevention strategies. The organizing groups met as the steering committee this past weekend and worked hard to formulate a foundational … Continue reading

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Join us to take Action for Stillbirth Awareness & Prevention

Dear Colleagues and Friends: We want and need your help. One in every 160 babies is stillborn in the United States, or nearly 26,000 annually. The tragedy of this “silent epidemic” can no longer wait for attention. Parents, grandparents, organizational … Continue reading

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