SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society)
Sands is the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. We operate throughout the UK, supporting anyone affected by the death of a baby and promoting research to reduce the loss of babies’ lives. Sands has a long-standing history of providing support to anyone affected by the loss of a baby, and to working with health professionals to improve the care offered to bereaved families. We are also committed to ensuring that fewer parents have to experience the tragedy of their baby dying, through funding research into stillbirth causes and prevention.
Bereavement support is at the core of everything we do. Some of the services that we offer include:
•Helpline for parents, families, carers and health professionals
•UK-wide network of support groups with trained befrienders
•Online forum and message boards enabling bereaved families to connect with others
•Website and a wide range of leaflets, books and other resources.