Help and support before and after a miscarriage or baby loss
Updated: Nov 7, 2022
One in four pregnancies or birth, meaning you will know someone who has been through baby loss in our lives. Having been through miscarriages I know some people can’t find the right words to support someone through baby loss, but there is so much support out there. Here is my list of places to find support when faced with baby loss:
Set up with the ethos to save babies’ lives by funding research and providing information on the causes and prevention of miscarriage, premature birth and stillbirth.
Finding the right support can be a challenge, here you will find the relevant information about where to find the right support. The team is passionate about promoting the benefits of talk therapy and counselling.
Providing comprehensive information, advice, support and much more to anyone who has suffered the loss of a baby, at any stage of pregnancy, at birth or in infancy.
The Grieving Parents Support (GPS) Network
The Network's intention is to facilitate bereaved parents to support and uplift other bereaved parents.
Cherished Gowns UK
Charity creating beautiful items of clothing for babies that have passed away.
Non-profit organisation that supports bereaved parents and provides bereavement care support to Airedale General Hospital.
Funeral Services Guide
Helping the public to discover the best funeral directors, monumental masons, woodland burial sites, crematoria and many more.
The Jude Brady Foundation
Raising awareness of stillbirth and neonatal death and funds for child related good causes, and help save babies lives.
Life after Loss
Help anyone affected by the loss of a baby. Providing support and information to those who have been through the death of a baby at any stage of pregnancy, or early in life, for any reason.
A Child Of Mine
UK organisation which helps and supports anyone affected by the death of a child. The organisation’s website is a valuable resource for bereaved families.
Sands (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity).
Supports anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby before, during or shortly after birth. They offer emotional support and information for parents, grandparents, siblings, children, families and friends, health professionals and others.
Support the needs of bereaved children, young people and their families.
UK charity working to provide the best possible care and support for all premature and sick babies and their families.
The Lullaby Trust
Specialist support for bereaved families and anyone affected by a sudden infant death.
Child Funeral Charity (CFC)
Assists families financially in England and Wales who have to arrange a funeral for a baby or child aged 16 or under.
For those who have been affected by miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy or molar pregnancy, with the hope to support and give help.
Online support and information for anyone affected by the death of a baby during pregnancy, at birth, or shortly afterwards.
The Lily Mae Foundation
Help and support parents and families that have been affected by the death of a baby to stillbirth, neonatal death or medical termination.
Supporting Mums with knowledge and confidence during their pregnancy and teaches them the importance of monitoring baby’s movements.
Twin Trust (the Twins And Multiple Births Association)
Support all parents and carers of multiples who have experienced loss whether it was during pregnancy, at birth or at any point afterwards.
Cruse Bereavement Care
Counselling services specialising in bereavement and loss.
Child Bereavement Charity
Charity set up to help both children coping with bereavement and families coping with the loss of a child.
Charity which provides non-directive support and information to expectant and bereaved parents throughout and after the antenatal screening and testing process.
Baby Mailing Preference Service (Baby MPS)
Free site where parents can register online to stop or at least reduce baby-related mailings of samples, offers, advertisements etc.
International Stillbirth Alliance (ISA)
Information on stillbirth prevention and improvement of bereavement care worldwide.
Information to all maternity professionals and expectant parents on stillbirth prevention methods to help more babies arrive safely.
Butterflies Bereavement Support
Giving bereaved parents access to a specialist bereavement support network at the time of need.
Provide support to parents and relatives who have experienced the death of a baby during pregnancy, at, or just after birth. This includes miscarriage, stillbirth and termination for foetal abnormality.
Baby loss charity run by a group of bereaved mothers who have experienced the pain and emptiness of leaving hospital without their baby.
Our Missing Peace
Help bereaved parents who have been affected by the death of a child. Whether miscarriage, still birth, neonatal, accidental, teenager or an adult.
Group B Strep Support (GBSS)
One baby a week dies from the group B Strep infection. Group B Strep Support (GBSS) is dedicated to working to stop group B Strep infections, including meningitis, in babies through sharing information and empowering parents.
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