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Sands Australia

Sands provides support, information and education to anyone affected by the death of a baby, before, during or shortly after birth.

Sands parent supporters offer a real sense of understanding and hope; as they too have been through the devastating loss of a baby.

Support is available through Sands’ 24/7 national support line (1300 072 637), via live webchat, email and local support groups.

Sands also works with healthcare professionals to ensure that bereaved parents receive the best possible care during such a heartbreaking time.

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Last reviewed: February 2016

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A partner's grief | SANDS - MISCARRIAGE STILLBIRTH NEWBORN DEATH SUPPORT

How partners can look after themselves whilst supporting the rest of their family through grief.

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Remembering your baby | SANDS - MISCARRIAGE STILLBIRTH NEWBORN DEATH SUPPORT

Resources that will help you incorporate your babys memory into your everyday life.

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Medically advised termination | SANDS - MISCARRIAGE STILLBIRTH NEWBORN DEATH SUPPORT

How to cope with medically advised termination

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Stillbirth and newborn death | SANDS - MISCARRIAGE STILLBIRTH NEWBORN DEATH SUPPORT

Support after the death of a baby through stillbirth or newborn death

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Children and grief | SANDS - MISCARRIAGE STILLBIRTH NEWBORN DEATH SUPPORT

How to help surviving children cope with grief.

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Coping with grief | SANDS - MISCARRIAGE STILLBIRTH NEWBORN DEATH SUPPORT

After the death of a baby grief may seem insurmountable, but there are ways you can cope. Sands has specialised resources for partners, grandparents, friends and children that provide information and support as well as share personal stories of those whove had similar experiences.

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Miscarriage | SANDS - MISCARRIAGE STILLBIRTH NEWBORN DEATH SUPPORT

Helping you understand the complex range of emotions you may experience during fertility treatment or after miscarriage or early pregnancy loss

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Planning another pregnancy | SANDS

We know how lonely and isolating pregnancy after loss can feel and how difficult it can be to find your tribe who understand what youre going through.

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