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 Support WEB Sites
 

SANDS - Stillbirth and NeoNatal Death Society

www.uk-sands.org

The official site of the National SANDS organisation, offering a wealth of information regarding bereavement and support.

Babyloss.com

www.babyloss.com

This site has been collated to provide information and support online for women and their partners who have experienced the loss of a baby.

Tommy's - the baby charity

www.tommys.org

This site has been collated to provide information and support online for women and their partners who have experienced the loss of a baby.

The Child Bereavement Trust

www.childbereavement.org.uk

An excellent site covering all aspects of child bereavement including additional information for all family members and professionals.

The Child Death Helpline

www.childdeathhelpline.org.uk

A Helpline for all those affected by the death of a child

The Compassionate Friends

www.tcf.org.uk

The Compassionate Friends (TCF) is an organisation of bereaved parents and their families offering understanding, support and encouragement to others after the death of a child or children.

TAMBA - Twins and multiple births association Bereavement support

www.tamba.org.uk/bsg

Web Site specifically for parents that have lost a baby or babies during a pregnancy or at any stage after birth.

Counselling Directory

www.counselling-directory.org.uk

Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress, as well as articles, news, and events.

The Lily Mae Foundation

www.lilymaefoundation.org

This site explains some of the reasons why stillbirth happens. It has suggestions for what to do and how to cope if your baby is stillborn. It may also be helpful if you are supporting a friend or family member who has suffered a loss.

Count the Kicks

www.countthekicks.org.uk

At Count the Kicks we are focused on trying to prevent the tragedy of stillbirth happening to any family. If you have found this page as you have sadly suffered a stillbirth or neonatal loss we have tried to put together some things that may help you manage your grief.

Child Bereavement UK

www.childbereavementuk.org

Provides support information on the Death of a baby, miscarriage and stillbirth.

 
 Memorial WEB Sites
 

Honored Babies

www.honoredbabies.org

A US based website that allows you to add your own memorial, and includes some support and other information.

A Place to Remember

www.aplacetoremember.com

Another US based website that provides a remembrance book and some US based support information and web site links.

Ray of Hope

www.facebook.com/Rayofhopeuktinybabywear

Ray of Hope has now moved to Facebook. The Ray of Hope UK and its members knit/sew for premature and low birth weight babies. We also make garments for tiny angels who are born asleep.

 
 US Based Support WEB Sites

There are many support sites based in the US that contain some very useful information and ideas, but some of the information may not be relevant, especially links to other sites. We have tried to include the major sites in this list.

MISS Foundation

www.missfoundation.org

Very professional organisation offering International support and have supported our charity by kindly donating at cost price  their best selling book "Dear Cheyenne"

SHARE Pregnancy and Infant Loss Support

www.nationalshare.org

An organisation in the US, similar to the UK SANDS group. Some useful resources

MEND Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death

www.mend.org

A very comprehensive site with an excellent Resources page.

Healing Hearts - Bereaved Parents

www.healingheart.net

Provides a good selection of grief support for all members of the family. Monthly Newsletter also available.

First Candle

www.firstcandle.org
No matter how deep your grief and how great your pain, remember that you are not alone. First Candle, along with others who have traveled this road before you, are here to help you through the difficult time following the death of your baby.

 
 Informational WEB Sites
 

Stop Baby Marketing being sent to you

http://www.mpsonline.org.uk (Highly Recommended)

Baby Marketing web site that will notify marketing companies of your wish NOT to receive baby marketing information.

NHS Direct Online Encyclopedia

www.nhs.uk

Some further information and useful resources on Stillbirth

Stillbirth Reference

www.marchofdimes.com

Medical Reference on Stillbirth including possible causes.

Pregnancy Loss and Infant Death Alliance

www.plida.org

PLIDA supports health care practitioners and parent-advocates in their efforts to improve care for families who experience the death of a baby during pregnancy, birth, or infancy.

Star Legacy Foundation

starlegacyfoundation.org

Star Legacy Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on raising awareness, increasing education, and supporting research regarding stillbirth

Information: When a baby is stillborn

www.babycentre.co.uk

This article explains what stillbirth is and some of the reasons why it may happen. Losing a baby is a devastating blow. When it happens, it is hard to know how to cope, both practically and emotionally.

Stillbirth Information and help from nct

www.nct.org.uk

What causes stillbirth? What happens if a baby is stillborn? Find out about potential causes and prevention. This article covers: What is stillbirth? What happens if a baby is stillborn? What causes stillbirth? Can stillbirths be prevented?

 
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Subsequent Pregnancy after a loss Support

www.spals.com

E-Mail based Discussion group providing self-help support for subsequent pregnancy after a loss. Requires Free Subscription, Please read the Cautions before joining.

 

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