Community Education and Awareness

Infant Loss Resources serves as a source of information and support for the parents, grandparents, extended families and friends of newborn babies. Information on the latest recommendations to improve infant health and reduce the risk of SUID is provided to new parents and caregivers through telephone support, written information and educational materials, and presentations.

Infant Loss Resources also sponsors community activities and events to increase awareness and educate the general public about safe sleep for babies, SUID risk reduction and creating a smoke free environment for babies.

For more information or to schedule a presentation for a parent or caregiver group, contact-
Vikki Collier at

Western Region (Kansas City area) – Cheryl Herzog Arneill at
Eastern Region (St. Louis area) – Danielle Daniels at
South Central Region (Springfield area) – Sara Tamburrino at

Cribs for Kids/Pack-n-Play program
Infant Loss Resources provides Pack-n-Plays (portable sleep yards) for parents or caregivers who cannot otherwise afford a crib or safe place for their baby to sleep.  Please contact Danielle at for more information in St. Louis or Cheryl at in Kansas City.

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