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Donate PURPLE Yarn at Knit Social Swap!
8.31.2011 15:57

Vancouver Yarn Swap September 29 from 6:00pm - 11:00pm at the Vancouver Alpen Club 4875 Victoria Drive, near 33rd Avenue Admission $5 Due to the overwhelming success of Knit Social's fi ...

Knit Social Yarn Swap A Success!
8.15.2011 15:13

Thank you to Knit Social for their support of the Click for Babies campaign! Twenty-four baby caps and bags full of purple yarn were collected at Knit Social's August 12th yarn swap! ...

B.C. DROP OFF Locations for PURPLE Caps!
7.6.2011 12:39

To all our wonderful knitters and crocheters.... We have additional drop off locations for caps! If you are unable to drop off or mail caps to our office at BC Children's Hospital, no problem! We ...

Donate PURPLE Yarn at Knit Social Swap
6.28.2011 17:16

Vancouver Yarn Swap September 29 from 6:00pm - 11:00pm at the Vancouver Alpen Club 4875 Victoria Drive, near 33rd Avenue Admission $5 Due to the overwhelming success of Knit Social's fi ...

6.20.2011 13:49

“Click” your knitting needles together and help prevent infant abuse! We need your help to knit PURPLE baby caps for a new campaign to prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome and Infant Abuse. Knit or ...

June sees the launch of the PURPLE Tears
6.17.2011 14:28

PURPLE Crying is a normal yet difficult developmental stage when infants between two weeks and four months can cry inconsolably for up to five hours a day. Following up on the successful knitte ...

PURPLE Tears Initiative Raises Awareness
2.17.2011 17:05

During the month of June, hospitals, health units, community centres, movie theatres and family agencies throughout B.C. will be spreading the news about the Period of PURPLE Crying program. ...

PURPLE Caps Campaign a Success!!!
10.27.2010 9:39

Caps of all shapes, sizes and shades of purple were graciously donated by volunteer knitters from across Canada to support Prevent Shaken Baby Syndrome BC?s PURPLE Knitted Caps Campaign. Thi ...

8.23.2010 9:41

We invite you to join our mission: make a PURPLE newborn baby cap so we can give select babies born in British Columbia the week of November 22nd a gift to coincide with Canada?s National Child ...

Dr. Ronald Barr on CTV News
6.30.2010 12:56

June 29, 2010 - The Period of PURPLE Crying was featured on CTV's Your Health Program with Dr. Rhonda Low. Dr. Ronald Barr discussed infant crying, the link between the economic recessi ...

BC Physicians - Information & Resources
11.11.2009 14:20

For in-depth information on Infant Crying and PURPLE, please click here. ...

1 Year PURPLE Anniversaries in BC
7.22.2009 11:58

On July 15, 2009, Prevent SBS BC Staff had the privilege of celebrating the 1 year PURPLE Implementation Anniversaries of Richmond Hospital, Richmond Health Department and South Community Healt ...

CHBC News - PURPLE Implementation in IHA
7.17.2009 14:27

CHBC News, the Okanagan's CBC affiliate, featured the Period of PURPLE Crying in "Your Health" on July 01, 2009. Details of the program and how it is being implemented in the BC Interior a ...

Apple Pulls iPhone Game - Vancouver Sun
4.24.2009 16:13

By Gillian Shaw
Apple, the manufacturer of the iMac computer and iPod MP3 player, has pulled "Baby Shaker", an iPhone application that makes a game out of shaking a crying baby. Marilyn Barr, Director of both Prev ...

Dr. Rivara on KPLU News - Seattle, WA
3.25.2009 10:10

News reporter Paula Wissel interviewed Dr. Fred Rivara, investigator of the Seattle, WA, USA PURPLE Randomized-Controlled Trial on March 02, 2009. This study paralleled the Vancouver, BC, Cana ...

Dr. Barr on Life Matters - Australia
3.12.2009 12:09

Melbourne, Australia
Host Richard Aedy interviewed Dr. Ronald Barr in Melbourne, Australia on March 09, 2009. Information on infant crying, the dangers of shaken baby syndrome and the Period of PURPLE Crying resea ...

PURPLE in 10 Languages
2.5.2009 10:43

The Period of PURPLE Crying DVD and booklet are being offered in ten languages: English Cantonese French (Quebecois) Japanese Korean Portuguese (Brazilian) Punjabi Spanish (Mexican) ...

BC Implements PURPLE
2.5.2009 10:36

As of January 30, 2009, all 55 maternity hospitals and 122 public health units throughout BC are implemeting the Period of PURPLE Crying Program. Infant crying education as well as a 10 minute ...

Seventh North American Conference on SBS
2.5.2009 10:23

October 05 - 07, 2008 - Vancouver BC
The National Center on Shaken Baby Syndrome's three day conference was a great success. It was the largest conference in 10 years bringing 754 people from around the world. Professionals from Europe ...

Marilyn Barr on CBC Radio
12.22.2008 14:16

BC Almanac Program
On April 14, 2008, host Mark Forsythe talks with Marilyn Barr, Director of Prevent SBS BC about early infant crying. This 25 minute pr ...

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