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Supporting you after a stillbirth

Stillbirth is one of the most devastating experiences any family can go through and it can take a long time to even begin to adjust to life after the death of a baby. However, you’re not alone and there are a wide range of support groups and health professionals that can help and support you during this very difficult time.

If you’ve experienced stillbirth, here is a list of organisations who will be there for you whenever you need them.

 

Sands

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Sands logo

Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. Founded in 1978, Sands exists to reduce the number of babies dying and to ensure that anyone affected by the death of a baby receives the best possible care and support for as long as they need it wherever they are in the UK. Find out more about Sands here.

Contact Sands

Held In Our Hearts (formally Sands Lothians)

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Held in our hears logo

Held In Our Hearts (formally Sands Lothians) provide compassionate support to families following the death of a baby through their specialised bereavement services including befriending and counselling. 

Contact Held In Our Hearts

SiMBA

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SiMBA logo

SiMBA provide Memory Boxes to bereaved parents to help gather timeless and precious memories of their child.

Contact SiMBA

Antenatal Results and Choices (ARC)

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Antenatal Results and Choices Logo

ARC helps parents and healthcare professionals through antenatal screening and its consequences. 

Contact ARC

Ready Steady Baby

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NHS inform logo

Ready Steady Baby offers support and information on Stillbirth. 

Contact Ready Steady Baby

This article was created as part of 

https://www.unicef.org.uk/babyfriendly/baby-friendly-resources/sleep-and-night-time-resources/caring-for-your-baby-at-night/