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Sands Stillbirth & Neo-Natal Support

Sands supports anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby before, during or shortly after birth. Bereavement support is at the core of everything they do.

Some of the services that they offer include a free national helpline and a bereavement support app for parents, families, carers and health professionals; a UK-wide network of support groups with trained befrienders; an online forum enabling bereaved families to connect with each other and a wide range of bereavement support resources available online and in print.

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  • Person who has died
    • Person who has died
    • Adult
    • Baby
    • Baby - Unborn
    • Child
    • Friend/Colleague
    • Grandchild
    • Grandparent
    • Parent
    • Relative
    • Sibling
    • Spouse/partner
  • Circumstances of Death
    • Circumstances of Death
    • Accident
    • Cancer
    • COVID-19
    • Heart disease/heart attack
    • Hereditary or congenital disease
    • Illness
    • Miscarriage
    • Missing Person
    • Old Age
    • Pregnancy termination/Fetal Anomaly
    • Stillbirth
    • Substance Misuse & Addiction
    • Sudden Unexplained Death
    • Suicide
    • Violence/Murder
  • Age groups needing support
    • Age groups needing support
    • Adults
    • Children up to 11
    • Young people (11-18)
  • Types of support
    • Types of support
    • Counselling
    • Helplines
    • Mental Health Services
    • Other