After Miscarriage, Baby Loss or the Death of a Child

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Where to Find the Right Support?

The loss of a child or baby is devastating. Everyone’s experience will be different and the type of support they want and need will vary too.

There are lots of wonderful organisations out there and we hope that amongst those gathered here you will find the right one for you.

Child Bereavement UK

Child Bereavement UK help children and young people (up to the age of 25), parents, and families, to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. They also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.

Visit Child Bereavement UK website

Dads Still Standing

Matt Dearsley and Liam Preston, two dads from Essex, talk about their experiences of baby loss. Brutally honest, raw, light-hearted and sometimes funny, they created Dad Still Standing as a point of reference for other dads who have experienced a loss.

Visit Dads Still Standing website


A safe space for grieving or bereaved people to share their story, explore their feelings and be supported by a qualified bereavement counsellor.

Visit Griefchat website

Grief Encounter

Helping bereaved children, young people and their families find hope and healing after the death of someone close. Offering bereavement support and a Grieftalk helpline on 0808 802 0111.

Visit Grief Encounter website

Miscarriage Association

Providing information and support for those affected by miscarriage, molar pregnancy or ectopic Pregnancy.

Visit Miscarriage Association website

SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Charity)

Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal-death charity. They operate throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby, working to improve the care bereaved parents receive, and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives.

Visit SANDS website

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye provides 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.

Visit Saying goodbye website

The Compassionate Friends

A charitable organisation of bereaved parents, siblings and grandparents dedicated to the support and care of other similarly bereaved family members who have suffered the death of a child or children of any age and from any cause.

Visit The Compassionate Friends website

The Good Grief Project

Supporting families grieving after the untimely death of a loved one, particularly the death of a child. Through their films and talks, promoting understanding of what it means to grieve in a society that often has difficulty talking openly about death, dying and bereavement.

Visit The Good Grief Project website

The Good Grief Trust

The Good Grief Trust exists to help all those affected by grief in the UK. Their vision is to help those bereaved from day one, acknowledge their grief and provide reassurance, a virtual hand of friendship and ongoing support. They bring bereavement services together, to ensure everyone receives the tailored support they need to move forward with their lives.

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Tommy’s is a charity that provides expert, midwife-led advice for parents before, during and after pregnancy, including supporting those who have lost babies. They also fund pioneering research to identify how to prevent pregnancy complications and loss.

Visit Tommy’s website

The Lullaby Trust

The Lullaby Trust raises awareness of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), provides expert advice on safer sleep for babies and offers emotional support for bereaved families.

Visit Lullaby Trust website

The Twins Trust Bereavement Support Group

The Twins Trust Bereavement Support Group (BSG) exists to support all parents and carers of twins, triplets or more who have died, whether it was during pregnancy or after pregnancy.

Visit Twins Trust website

Winston’s Wish

Established in 1992, Winston’s Wish provides specialist child bereavement support for children, young people and their families after the death of a parent or sibling.

Visit Winston’s Wish website

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