SANDS – Stillbirth and Neonatal Charity
SANDS supports anyone who has been affected by the death of a baby before during or shortly after birth. They offer support and information to families’ health professionals and others.
SANDS can offer a free bereavement support pack which contains helpful information on saying goodbye to your baby, deciding whether to have a post mortem, deciding about the funeral, supporting other children, returning to work and many other important topics.
There are a variety of ways for you to get in touch with SANDS including:
- Telephone helpline: 02074365881 – The helpline is open: Monday to Friday: 9.30am – 5.30pm Tuesday and Thursday evenings: 6pm – 10pm
- Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
- SANDS Group – https://www.sands.org.uk/support-you/how-we-offer-support/sands-groups
- Online Forum – https://sands.community/
SANDS helps to fund research into preventing baby loss, helping to collect the evidence needed to change future babies’ lives.
SANDS also provides a wealth of research for professionals to help them to understand how to deal with bereaved parents to offer them the best service at the most horrific time.
There is a wealth of information available on their website at https://www.sands.org.uk/
Wolferstans is fully supportive of the Baby Loss Awareness campaign and more information can be found here.