SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society)
Offers support and information for anyone affected by the death of a baby, before or after birth. National helpline, local parent-led support, literature, and online support.
Tel: 020 7436 7940 (general enquiries); Tel: 0808 164 3332 (support)
Shropshire SANDs is a local support group running friendly and relaxed meeting, providing bereaved parents, families and friends with an opportunity to meet others who have been through a similar experience.
Support meetings are held:
Where: Meeting Point House, Southwater Square, Telford TF3 4HS
When: 2nd Tuesday of each month 19:00-21:00hrs.
Support Group for dads
Dad Still Standing is an online group created as a way of helping other dads along their journey with grief. To discuss the difficulties they go through in bereavement, both in the immediate aftermath of baby loss and as time moves on.
Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK helps children, young people, parents and families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. They support children and young people up to the age of 25 who are facing bereavement, and anyone affected by the death of a child of any age.
Child Bereavement UK
Helpline: 0800 0288840
Saying Goodbye Charity
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.
Bereavement support after the death of a baby or child
Support: 0808 8026868
Lily Mae Foundation
Baby loss support service
01924 200 799
Multiple Births Foundation (MBF)
Provides support and information for multiple birth families (including bereavement support)
Aching Arms (Supporting Arms)
Aching Arms offers direct support to parents via their Supporting Arms support service, a telephone and email support service which is run by bereaved parents. The service offers families the chance to talk to someone who has an understanding of what they’re going through and helps them feel they’re not alone.
Remember My Baby Remembrance Photography
UK-based charity who have professional photographers who voluntarily provide their photography services to parents whose baby dies before, during or shortly after birth.
Freephone: 0808 189 2345
Offers confidential support that is available 24 hours a day to people who need to talk.
116 123 (UK) free
Miscarriage, stillbirth and premature birth charity who offer support following a pregnancy loss
Baby loss information and support | Tommy’s (tommys.org)
Support: 0800 014 7800
Twins Trust Bereavement Support Group
Offers support for families who have lost one or more children from a multiple birth pregnancy, birth or at any time.
Offer support to bereaved children, their families and professionals
Helpline: 08088 020021