Stillbirth by the Numbers
Weeks into pregnancy that a stillbirth occurs (ie, after setting up the nursery)
American babies born still every. single. day. all deeply loved & missed
Kindergarten classes - one whole school bus - of children dying each & every day
US stillbirths that could be prevented if we matched our best int'l counterparts
US Rank in Average Rate of Reduction of Stillbirth (ARR) out of 195 countries
Increased likelihood of severe maternal complications for stillbirth mothers
Risk for Black pregnant parents of suffering a stillbirth vs. white parents
Click here for more stillbirth facts & shareable graphics
The Big PUSH - Oct 15th, 2022
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY, OCT 14th (Pre-event)
Come meet other families! Details TBA
SATURDAY, OCT 15th
Join us on the Mall to learn from our partner orgs!
Rally together to call for change
EMPTY STROLLER MARCH
Push 23,000 strollers/carriers past Congress (1.0 mi)
CELEBRATION OF LIFE
Remembrance ceremony & upbeat musical guests
Final speakers and event close
Other Local Events (Post-event)
INT'L WAVE OF LIGHT
Light candles for PaIL Remembrance Day
SUNDAY, OCT 16th (Post-event)
Say goodbye & next action steps! Details TBA
The National Mall
12th St. SW & Independence Ave. SW
Washington, DC 20560
This event is free and family-friendly!
Please RSVP on Eventbrite and we'll keep you in the loop as event plans evolve!
Covid-19 Notice: We are keeping a close eye on the Covid situation and will adapt accordingly, but are hopeful that we'll be able to safely gather this fall.
For Families. For Babies.