Stillbirths and Neonatal Death

If your child is affected by a medical condition or disability we can help. Call our freephone helpline on 0808 808 3555 can give you information, support and advice.

To meet other parents see support groups below or meet other parents online in our closed Facebook group

We no longer hold a description of Stillbirths and Neonatal Deaths. You may find it more helpful to search for a particular or specific condition in our online medical information instead.

Other UK sites with trusted health information:

NHS Choices

Patient UK

Although alternative links have been selected with great care, Contact a Family cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or errors. Alternative information providers comply with the Information Standard and give details of their quality control procedures on their website, which includes review of information by a qualified medical professional.

Is there support?

SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society)

Helpline: 020 7436 5881

The Society is a Registered Charity in England and Wales No. 299679. It provides support to anyone affected by the death of a baby before, during or shortly after birth. The Society has a network of support groups across the UK and runs an online forum. 

Group details last updated March 2016.

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