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Being Grateful Even When It’s Hard

Why should you start a gratitude journal?   Sometimes life is overwhelming and negative thoughts can cloud our vantage point. In fact, negative thoughts can persist so much that you can lose sight of the good that is in your life. Whether you are grieving…

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Young Girl Raises Funds for AFE Awareness

In October 2017, Amniotic Fluid Embolism (AFE) survivor, Kristy Keating suffered an AFE during the birth of her daughter Vivien. Kristy is a cheer coach, and at 33 weeks, she began to bleed while at a cheer competition for her older daughter. She ended up…

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Historic Bill Passes to Mandate AFE Education

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2018 Historic Bill Passes to Mandate AFE Education HARTFORD, Connecticut - The Connecticut Legislature, in a bipartisan manner, passed a historic bill which mandates the Connecticut Department of Public Health, in consultation with the Amniotic Fluid Embolism Foundation and an OBGYN recommended…

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The family behind AFE Awareness Day

Why is March 27th AFE Awareness Day? This is the touching story of how one family’s life was forever changed by AFE and how their one simple action inspired a movement. On March 27, 2017 we received a call from a gentleman who was curious…

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AFE Featured in Coastal Virginia Magazine

Awareness comes in many forms. We are so appreciative to journalist Barrett Baker of Coastal Virginia Magazine for raising awareness of maternal health and the rising maternal mortality rate in the United States in the October 2017 issue. Also included is a breakout piece on…

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