Media coverage is an important part of raising awareness and educating expectant parents about the importance of tracking fetal movement in the third trimester, and we are grateful to the news outlets who have covered the Count the Kicks campaign.
Visit the links below to read more about Count the Kicks.

2020

Sept. 8, 2020- WHO-Des Moines- Virtual Baby Shower Caters to Polk County Mothers

Sept. 8, 2020- Cleveland.com- Stillbirth kills 24,000 American babies each year: Here’s why you should care

Aug. 28, 2020- WHO-Des Moines- #WhyWeCount: Non-Profit Asks Women to Share Their Success Stories of Fetal Kick Counting

July 2, 2020- Everyday Health- Monitoring In Utero Movements May Help Prevent Stillbirths

June 17, 2020- We Are Iowa- Count the Kicks mission goes virtual

June 10, 2020- KWWL Waterloo- Pregnancy during Pandemic: Fetal movement program helps save Waterloo baby

June 8, 2020- The Post and Courier- DHEC partners with ‘Count the Kicks’ campaign to prevent stillbirth in SC

June 3, 2020- The Augusta Chronicle- Stillbirth prevention campaign launches in South Carolina

June 3, 2020- Austin American Statesman- Count the Kicks app helps pregnant moms recognize signs of babies’ distress

April 24, 2020- Stillbirth Prevention Campaign launches in Charleston, South Carolina

April 5, 2020- Ohio Study of Associated Risks of Stillbirth wants to hear from you

April 1, 2020 – Minnesota Parent- Count the Kicks!

2019

November 11, 2019 – Iowa’s stillbirth rate hits record low

October 25, 2019 – Richland Source – Why counting kicks during pregnancy matters

October 15, 2019 – Washington Post – Here are all the things I didn’t know about stillbirth, until it happened to me

October 13, 2019- WCIV-TV- 1st remembrance walk for stillborn infants held in Lowcountry, group offers crucial app

August 22, 2019 – ABC News 4- Expectant Charleston mom uses tip to track baby’s movement to save child

August 11, 2019 – WHO-TV – Des Moines University Researching How Women Use App to Reduce Stillbirths

August 6, 2019 – WOAY-TV- Stillbirth Prevention Campaign Launches in West Virginia

August 1, 2019 – Global News Wire – Research Project Launches to Analyze App Use and Birth Outcomes

July 16, 2019 – California Health Report – Advocates Encourage Pregnant Women to Count the Kicks

July 1, 2019 – Columbus Dispatch – Campaign Encourages Pregnant Ohioans to Count the Kicks

June 19, 2019 – IndeOnline.com in Massilon, Ohio – Count the Kicks to Reduce Stillbirths in Ohio

June 18, 2019 – KFYR-TV in North Dakota – Health Department Wants Expectant Parents to Download Count the Kicks App

June 18, 2019 – KXNET in Minot, North Dakota – Expectant Mothers Can Now Reduce Stillbirth Risk

June 9, 2019 Channel 5 in Cleveland, Ohio – Count the Kicks Ambassador Talks About Partnership to Save Babies in Ohio

June 9, 2019The Press – Ohio Department of Health Launches Campaign to Prevent Stillbirths

June 9, 2019Columbus Dispatch – State Launches Effort to Prevent Stillbirths with Phone App

June 9, 2019The Blade, Toledo, Ohio – State Launches Effort to Prevent Stillbirths with Phone App

June 9, 2019ABC 6 in Columbus, Ohio – Ohio Department of Health Launches Campaign to Prevent Stillbirths

April 15, 2019 – WeAreIowa.com – Count the Kicks

April 11, 2019 – Local 12 TV – Count the Kicks: New campaign focuses on preventing pregnancy complications, stillbirth

April 11, 2019 – Shonali Burke Consulting – Transformational CSR: When a pro-bono client metamorphizes into a cultural change agent within an agency

March 31, 2019 – WHO Newsradio 1040 – These Iowa Moms Save The Lives Of Babies

February 27, 2019 – KTVO TV – Oskaloosa mom speaks openly about stillborn son

February 14, 2019 – Press Release Issued – Black Women’s Health Imperative and Count the Kicks form partnership to address racial disparities in stillbirth

February 13, 2019 – The Des Moines Register – Successful plan to save infants from stillbirth still needs to reach more minority moms

January 28, 2019 – The Grand Island Independent – HOSA, GISH basketball teams to bring awareness of stillbirth, early infant loss

January 16, 2019 – WGN9 TV – How a simple count helped one mother save her unborn baby’s life

January 5, 2019  – Hays Post – KDHE looks back at accomplishments in 2018

2018

November 27, 2018  – WKYC Television – Kari Davis – Count The Kicks Campaign Brings Awareness to Stillbirth Deaths

November 17, 2018 – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution – Counting fetal kicks can help prevent stillbirths

November 4, 2018 – The Columbus Dispatch – Counting baby’s kicks might prevent stillbirths

October 22, 2018  – KCCI Television – ‘Crying Out Loud’ art reminds mothers to count their kicks

October 16, 2018 – Sedalia Democrat – Expecting moms should count kicks

October 15, 2018 – Washington Post – Pregnant women are told to count fetal kicks to help prevent stillbirths

October 15, 2018 – Chicago Tribune – Counting fetal kicks can help prevent stillbirth

October 13, 2018 – WHOTV – Count the Kicks Campaign Working to End Racial Disparities in Stillbirth

October 10, 2018 – Lowell Sun – Count the Kicks, raising funds in the name of Dorie

September 7, 2018 – WIBW Television – New campaign says counting to 10 could save babies’ lives

September 6, 2018 – Stateline/Pew Charitable Trusts – Counting Kicks to Prevent Stillbirths

August 31, 2018 – WINK Television – Counting your baby’s kicks could be a lifesaver, and an app makes it easy

August 21, 2018  – The Kansas City Star – Could this program decrease Kansas’ 232 annual stillbirths? It’s working in Iowa

August 18, 2018 – The Witchita Eagle –  Could this program decrease Kansas’ 232 annual stillbirths? It’s working in Iowa

June 22, 2018 – KOMU Television – Missouri kicks off stillbirth prevention initiative

June 17, 2018 – KCCI Television – Ankeny family familiar with tragedy clings onto newborn this Father’s Day

June 4, 2018 – news.com.au – How to prevent stillbirth babies: Mothers encouraged to track baby’s movement during third trimester

June 1, 2018 –  Wellmark – Wellmark Encourages Expectant Parents to Count the Kicks

2017

October 15, 2017Facebook Live – Tribute to Babies Lost Too Soon

September 26, 2017CWI – Count the Kicks App Saves Three Babies in Ten Weeks

June 27, 2017 – Good Morning America – Mom Credits App With Saving Baby’s Life

June 27, 2017 – Today Show Online – Pregnant Iowa Woman Counted Unborn Baby’s Kicks

June 27, 2017 – Inside Edition – Mom Credits ‘Count the Kicks’ App with Saving Baby’s Life

June 27, 2017 – Fit Pregnancy – Mom Credits ‘Count the Kicks’ App with Saving Baby’s Life

June 25, 2017 – Scary Mommy – Mom Says ‘Count The Kicks’ App Saved Her Baby’s Life

June 22, 2017 – The Bump – Mom Credits this Pregnancy App with Saving Baby’s Life

June 20, 2017 – The Des Moines Register – We’d Be Burying Our Newborn Girl if Not for the Count the Kicks App, Iowa Mom Says

June 20, 2017 – WHO Radio – Waukee Mom: Counting Kicks Saved My Baby’s Life

June 20, 2017 – WHO Television – Iowa Woman Says Counting App Saved Her Baby’s Life

June 20, 2017 – Radio Iowa – Family Credits Count the Kicks App with Saving Baby

June 20, 2017 – KCCI Television – Iowa Mom Credits App for Saving Her Baby

February 25, 2017Des Moines Moms Blog – Count the Kicks and the Save 6,000 Babies Campaign

February 22, 2017 – SIRIUS XM Doctor Radio – Live Talk with Count the Kicks Co-Founder Tiffan Yamen

February 21, 2017The Times Leader – West Virginia Ambassador Educates Moms on Count the Kicks

February 14, 2017 – WhatToExpect.com – How a TV Reporter’s Segment on Kick Counting Saved Her Baby

February 13, 2017 – Des Moines Business Record – Count the Kicks Launches $2 Million Fundraising Campaign

February 8, 2017 – WHO Radio – Count the Kicks Co-Founder Kate Safris talks about #Save6000Babies Campaign

February 6, 2017 – WHO Television – Count the Kicks Founders Launch #Save6000Babies Campaign

February 5, 2017 – WHO Radio – Count the Kicks Launches #Save6000Babies Campaign

February 2, 2017 – KCWI Television – Count the Kicks Launches #Save6000Babies Campaign

February 2, 2017 – Indianapolis Star – Count the Kicks Launches #Save6000Babies Campaign

February 1, 2017 – Des Moines Register – How an Iowa TV Reporter’s Story Saved Her Baby’s Life

January 19, 2017O, The Oprah Magazine – Hurts So Good

2016

June 29, 2016 – Prescott Parent Magazine – Count the Kicks to Save Lives

June 27, 2016 – WOI Television – Counting Kicks and Lives Saved

June 24, 2016 – Huffington Post – You Can Save a Baby, Too

May 24, 2016 – AZTV – Count the Kicks on Morning Scramble

May 8, 2016 – ABC 4 Utah – Orem Mom has a Mother’s Day Message to Share

March 30, 2016 – Huffington Post – The One Thing Not to Do When a Friend Has a Stillbirth

2015

December 30, 2015 – Huffington Post – How One Moms is Helping Prevent Stillbirths in 2015

December 15, 2015 – Huffington Post – 44 Days and Counting

November 26, 2015 – Huffington Post – Moms Share How Counting to Ten During Pregnancy Saved Their Babies

November 4, 2015Huffington Post – Hard Conversations Worth Having

October 15, 2015 – Babycenter – Pregnancy and Infant Loss:  This is How to Help

October 5, 2015 – Huffington Post – Finding the Why

June 18, 2015 – Huffington Post – A Father’s Advocacy Never Ends

May 8, 2015 – ABC 9 News – Siouxland Woman Becomes Ambassador for Count the Kicks

April 2, 2015 – Huffington Post – Sisterhood Creates a Moment in the Making

February 10, 2015 – Washington Post – Stillbirth Seems Inconceivable in the 21st Century, But It Still Happens

February 9, 2015 – One Mom’s Story:  PTSD Not Just for War Veterans

2014

October 30, 2014 – Huffington Post – Kate’s Story:  Life After Losing a Baby

May 28, 2014 – WBNS TV 10, Columbus, OH

May 13, 2014 – Huffington Post – Iowa Dad’s Message to Expectant Dads Across the US

May 12, 2014 – News Channel 9, Chattanooga, TN, Count the Kicks App

May 12, 2014 – WHO TV 13, Count the Kicks: Release Free App

May 12, 2014 – KCCI News 8, Des Moines, IA, How 5 Iowa Moms Are Saving Babies Everywhere

May 10, 2014 – DM Register – New App Helps Mothers Raise Awareness for Stillbirths

May 9, 2014 – Huffington Post – Just In Time for Mother’s Day, Here’s How You Can ‘Count the Kicks’

May 9, 2014 – CBS 5 – Phoenix, AZ

May 8, 2014 – Fox 13 News, Tampa Bay, FL

May 8, 2014 – Huffington Post – What These 5 Iowa Moms Want for All Mothers

May 5, 2014 – WLWT News 5, Cincinnati, OH

April 29, 2014 – Richland Source – Local Mom Helps Spearhead Count the Kicks Campaign

April 23, 2014 – WDEF News 12, Chattanooga, TN

April 22, 2014 – The Chattanoogan – Chattanoogan Mom Helps Launch ‘Count the Kicks’ App

April 22, 2014 – Nooga.com – Local Woman Turns Tragedy Into Help for Others

2013

November 10, 2013 – World News.com – State Senator Educates Women About Fetal Health

November 10, 2013 – WCFCourier.com – State Senator Educates Women About Fetal Health

November 6, 2013 – The Daily Courier – Counting the Kicks to End Stillbirth

October 29, 2013 – WUTC-Counting the Kicks May Save A Life

October 27, 2013 – Des Moines Register – Tech Spotlight:  Count the Kicks

October 25, 2013 – Mansfield News Journal – Count the Kicks: Local Mom Aids Program That Aims To Prevent Late-Term Loss

October 21, 2013 – Mobi Health News -Iowa Program Promoting Healthy Pregnancies Goes National With Web App

October 21, 2013 – The Chattanoogan – Chattanooga Woman Names Tennessee Ambassador To Program Aimed At Helping Women Avoid Stillbirths

October 21, 2013 – Des Moines Register -Count the Kicks Program Helps Save Babies’ Lives

October 21, 2013 – LAZER 103.03

October 18, 2013 – Today.com – Count the Kicks:  Phone App ‘Saves Baby’

October 17, 2013 – WHO TV 13 – Count the Kicks: Phone App ‘Saves Baby’

October 16, 2013 – The Chattanoogan – Health Dept. Partners with Ambassador to Promote Count the Kicks

October 15, 2013 – Every Mother Counts

October 9, 2013 – Des Moines Business Record – Count the Kicks Goes Mobile, National

October 3, 2013 – KCCI – News Channel 8

October 3, 2013 – WHO TV 13

September 30, 2013 – Des Moines Business Record

2012

June 2012 – Toronto Star

2010

July 2010 – Iowa Academy of Family Physicians Magazine

May 10, 2010 – US Rep. Bruce Braley (IA) speaks about Healthy Birth Day and Count the Kicks at a Congressional Hearing on Prematurity and Infant Mortality

2009

July 6, 2009 – New Campaign Urges Pregnant Woment to Count Kicks – WHOTV.com

July 2, 2009 – Iowa sisterhood helps new moms get (and count) their kicks – The Iowa Independent

June 17, 2009 – Expectant moms urged to tally prenatal jabs – DesMoinesRegister.com

June 4, 2009 – Kick Counts when Pregnant – WHOtv.com

June 1, 2009 – Counting Baby’s Kicks Could Save Their Life – KCCI News Story

June 1, 2009 – Five Iowa Moms Launch “Count the Kicks” Campaign to Prevent Late-Term Birth Complications and Stillbirth – MomsLikeMe.com

February 19, 2009 – Fetal Movement and Kick Counts: keeping a check on baby before delivery – PregnancyToday.com

2008

September 11, 2008 – Alive and Kicking – Sioux City Journal