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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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For Mothers - Sands Australia

Remember that you are not alone in your grief journey, others have walked a similar path.

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Welcome to the Sands online learning portal - Learn about caring for bereaved parents

Online training by e3Learning

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For Fathers - Sands Australia

Sands Australia: Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Newborn Death

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Stillbirth or Newborn Death - Sands Australia

Sands Australia: Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Newborn Death

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Miscarriage - Sands Australia

Sands Australia: Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Newborn Death

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Planning another pregnancy

A booklet for parents whose baby has died and are now considering subsequent pregnancy

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Caring for bereaved parents - A booklet for health professionals

The death of a baby is a tragic experience that is unique for every bereaved parent. No one can be prepared for the devastating grief that follows the death of a baby. Families’ dreams for a future with their child are lost and their heartbreak is immeasurable.

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Fundraise - Sands Australia

Sands Australia: Miscarriage, Stillbirth and Newborn Death

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Caring for your other children - A booklet to help parents care for children, following the death of a baby

The death of a baby is a devastating event for families to live through. The grief and experiences that follow are hard for adults to comprehend, so it is little wonder children also have difficulty understanding this complex situation.

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When a baby has died - Easy English and multilingual resource

Your baby has died. Maybe you had a miscarriage or stillbirth. Maybe your baby died in the hospital after birth.

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