Help & Support

Support

Sands | Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity: Nationwide charity supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby, working to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.

Child Bereavement UKChild Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement.

The Lullaby Trust- The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families.

The Miscarriage Association: The Miscarriage Association offers support and information to those affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy.

ARC | Antenatal Results and Choices: ARC is a national charity helping parents and healthcare professionals through antenatal screening and its consequences.

Our Angels Charity and Support Group: Charity providing bereavement education to healthcare professionals and a family support group in Harrogate.

4Louis: Charity providing memory boxes and bereavement items to families experiencing miscarriage, stillbirth or neonatal death.

Remember My Baby: A UK charity providing free remembrance photography to parents losing their baby before, during or shortly after birth.

Aching Arms: Charity providing comfort bears to bereaved parents after the death of a child.

Cherished Gowns: Charity providing dignified clothing for babies who are miscarried, stillborn or who pass away shortly after birth.

Awareness

Tommy’sTommy’s provides accredited midwife-led pregnancy health information for parents-to-be, and funds research into the causes of pregnancy loss.

Kicks Count: Kicks Count aims to reduce the UK’s stillbirth and neonatal death rate by raising awareness of babies’ movements.

MAMA Academy: MAMA Academy is a stillbirth prevention charity aiming to reduce stillbirth in the UK by keeping mums & midwives up to date with the latest research, studies and guidelines.

Group B Strep Support: UK charity dedicated to working to stop group B Strep infections, including meningitis, in babies. 

Beyond Bea Charity: Raising awareness of baby loss and bereavement and educating health care professionals

Our Missing Peace: Campaign to break the silence around child loss.

Blogs I Follow

Pine Cones and Study Days:  Henry’s dad Chris writes about life after loss and his work campaigning to raise awareness of stillbirth and educate health professionals.

Wading Through Shit: Dexter’s mum Ruth writes honestly about the realities of life after child loss.

The Legacy of Leo: Leo’s mum Jess writes about a whole host of topics including life, pregnancy and parenting after loss and LGBT baby loss.

Dear Orla: Orla’s mum Michelle writes about her experiences of life, pregnancy & parenting after loss and mental health following a postnatal depression diagnosis after the birth of her second daughter Esme.

Storm in a Tit Cup: Ally’s mum Heidi writes candidly about her life after baby loss and living with a terminal stage iv inflammatory breast cancer diagnosis.