Organizations Dedicated to Stillbirth and Infant Death Research and Advocacy
ASAP Coalition (Action for Stillbirth Awareness & Prevention Coalition) - Advocacy group dedicated to raising stillbirth awareness, unify voices, and accelerate prevention efforts in the United States.
First Candle - Formed as a merger of several regional SIDS prevention and research organizations, First Candle's mission is now expanded to include stillbirth as well as other sudden, unexpected infant deaths. The organization aims to fund research and public campaigns to help every baby reach their first birthday.
The Global Alliance to Prevent Prematurity and Stillbirth (GAPPS) - An initiative out of Seattle Children’s Hospital leading a collaborative, global effort to increase awareness and accelerate innovative research and interventions that will improve maternal, newborn, and child health outcomes around the world.
Healthy Birthday - Founded by five Des Moines loss moms, a nonprofit organization, run by volunteer moms, dedicated to preventing stillbirths and infant deaths through education, advocacy and parent support. This organization launched the Count the Kicks campaign.
Star Legacy Foundation - Minnesota based not-for-profit dedicated to stillbirth research and education including events, funding research, and advocating education and awareness of the stillbirth and infant loss community. The foundation also organizes outreach and support services for families, local support groups, and support and education for medical and mental health professionals.