Category Archives: Education

Newborn Screening Awareness Month Advocate Toolkit

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We have updated our advocacy toolkit for you to use in your local and regional efforts to raise awareness! In the toolkit, you will find resources for spreading the word about newborn screening via social media, a sample letter to … Continue reading




Newborn Screening Awareness Month 2015!

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  Newborn Screening Awareness Month is here and we have some great things planned for the month! Every day you’ll find new facts, family stories and information to share on social media. We have an entire photo album of profile … Continue reading




Register Today for the First Annual SBTS Virtual 5k!

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To celebrate and raise awareness for Newborn Screening Awareness Month, we are hosting a virtual run/walk!Participation is simple: Register, use the summer months to get yourself ready, and then in September, pick a place and time and run or walk … Continue reading




Join us for the 1st Annual SBTS Virtual 5k Walk/Run!

By Laura Larks




To celebrate and raise awareness for Newborn Screening Awareness Month, we are hosting a virtual run/walk! Participation is simple: Register, use the summer months to get yourself ready, and then in September, pick a place and time and run or … Continue reading




The 2nd Annual Paddle for Kids Event is here!

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“Paddle For Kids” is not only a super fun competitive race, it’s also a super fun day out for all those involved! With food, music, hula-hoop and balance competitions, this paddle festival truly has something fun for everyone and last … Continue reading




The Clock is Ticking….

By Laura Larks




Years ago when the newborn screening system began, it all came into being because of time. Newborns needed to be screened for a baseline panel of illnesses, because waiting for the sick ones to become symptomatic before diagnosing them could … Continue reading




SBTS: Packets for Parents Program

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Save Babies Through Screening Foundation’s Packets for Parents program provides free supplemental screening packets to families in need. ¬†This year, the importance of this resource for families was highlighted by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Series ‘Deadly Delays‘ which brought to … Continue reading




#GrouponSaysThanks to Save Babies Through Screening Foundation

By Laura Larks

Groupon Coupons is introducing #GrouponSaysThanks, a program to thank non-profits that impact their customers’ lives. ¬†#GrouponSaysThanks has featured SBTS on their main website banner for the day, and in their blog! This is a great way for SBTS to raise … Continue reading

Canadians Celebrate Newborn Screening Awareness Month

By Laura Larks




September is a busy month for many families; it is back-to-school season after all. According to data from Statistics Canada, it is also one of the biggest months for births in the country! This makes September the perfect time for … Continue reading




Paddle For Kids: most anticipated paddle race event of the year

By Laura Larks




Event Date: May 24, 2014 Races start at 9a.m. City: Safety Harbor Event website: www.paddleforkids.com Location: Safety Harbor Waterfront Park, 110 Veterans Memorial Ln, Safety Harbor, FL 34695 Paddle For Kids is a waterfront festival featuring paddle race competitions for … Continue reading