Tuesday, October 9, 2007

October 15

October 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day!

Did you know:

* 983,000 babies died in 1996, from miscarriage and stillbirth.

* In 1995, 15.7% of pregnancies ended in fetal demise, miscarriage or stillbirth.

* Those figures don't include neonatal loss, SIDS, or other causes.

Ideas for October 15th

* Light candles and display them in your windows.

* Contact local Radio and News stations and have them announce that it is October 15th, Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.

* Drive with your headlights on. Also, ask that radio and news stations announce this as well.

* Leave your porch lights on. Have radio and news stations announce this as well.

* Sponsor a candle lighting ceremony in a park, church, or local hospital.

Visit www.October15.com for more information!

4 comments:

your fav sister-in-law said...

I hope everyone wore their ribbons today!

your fav sister-in-law said...

I also hope everyone lights a candle today at 7 p.m. in remembrance of Nathan and all the babies.

candygirl said...

I had a miscarriage on 9/05/08 and tonight I lit a candle for my angel baby

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