Hey there! My name is Karina Bennett and I feel privileged to call myself a Count the Kicks Ambassador. Doing good work to honor of my son, Milan, makes the pain easier to bare and helps give meaning to a senseless event.
At 39 weeks my perfectly healthy baby died in an umbilical cord accident. Milan was wrapped up like a package in his cord and was born on Sept. 7, 2011, a beautiful 7 pound, 1 ounce baby.
I didn’t know the importance of tracking my baby’s movements on a daily basis and I believe that if I had been monitoring, my son would likely be alive today.
I learned way too much after it was too late and feel passionately about sharing this life-saving information while parents still have a living baby.
I have made several online videos and a national commercial for Count the Kicks with the hopes of reaching those people who were like me.
Awareness is the key to prevention.
To read my Huffington Post article, click here.
To see the Count the Kicks commercial, click here.
To read Milan’s Story on the CDC website, click here.
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