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Mom of stillborn works to educate, support families


By Mackenzie Rigg Hilary Hughes, 33, of Ridgefield, sitting with her mother, Bobbie Cohlan, 63, is the chairwoman of the New York metro chapter of Star Legacy, a nonprofit that focuses on stillbirth education, research and family support. Hilary lost her first son, Oliver, when she was nearly nine months pregnant. She went to the […]



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Mothers team up to break stigma about stillborn deaths to fund research


NEW YORK — It impacts all races and crosses all socioeconomic lines. Though recent reports say black women are twice as likely to have a stillbirth than women of other races, it is not a subject many want to talk about.  It is deeply personal and it is heartbreaking. But Samantha Banerjee and Hilary Hughes […]



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5K Raises Stillbirth Awareness


By John Kovach on April 22, 2016 in Lead News After the success of last year’s 5K, Hilary Cohlan Hughes and her husband, Tyler, formed a local chapter of the Star Legacy Foundation that will be hosting this year’s 5K to raise money for stillbirth research. The Let’s Not Be Still NY 5K will take […]



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Stillbirth Still Shocks…..


This article was co-authored by Hilary Hughes and Samantha Banerjee  of the Star Legacy Foundation New York Metro Chapter and appeared in Lohud.com  on 4/5/16.  It is tenderly written and tells why our new chapter is so important.  We have a number of new chapters organizing – if you are interested in forming or joining a chapter in […]



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