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  • 28 May 2015: Sands Commends Tasmanian Government in Recognising Early Pregnancy Loss +

    Sands Australia is endorsing a Tasmanian Government initiative to help bereaved parents when they experience an early pregnancy loss. From October 2015, ‘certificates of recognition’ will be available to parents Read More
  • 28 May 2015: The NICU - Sands Australia Blog +

    Dani shares with us the time Jasper spent in the NICU and having to make the hard decision to turn off life support.        "I could have stayed Read More
  • 25 May 2015: We Are Recruiting - Fundraising Manager +

    Working closely with the CEO, the major focus of this influential role is the development and implementation of an integrated, robust and comprehensive fundraising program. Click here for the Position Read More
  • 14 May 2015: A Letter to My Daughter (Sands Blog) +

    Genevieve shares with us the letter she wrote to her daughter, Amalie. "You are my rose, Amalie. My perfect little daughter. You made me feel whole… complete… for the first Read More
  • 14 May 2015: Participate in Research Examining Grief, Distress and Personal Growth Following Perinatal Loss +

    The purpose of this research study is to better understand how people who have experienced perinatal loss (miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal death) experience grief, distress, and personal growth in the Read More
  • 12 May 2015: Sands 1300 0 Phone Number Fully Operational +

    We have just learnt that some people have may have experienced difficultites contacting Sands on our 1300 0 number in recent days. Please accept our apology if you were not Read More
  • 11 May 2015: Sands Praises WA Government Recognition of Early Pregnancy Loss +

    Sands Australia has today endorsed a WA Government initiative to help bereaved parents when they experience an early pregnancy loss. Launched on Mother’s Day 2015, the “Recognition of loss” certificates Read More
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Support, Information & Understanding

Each year in Australia, approximately 106,000 couples experience reproductive loss; about 103,000 experience a miscarriage, 2,250 babies are stillborn and about 750 babies die in the first 28 days after birth. Sands provides support, information and understanding to parents and families who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or the death of a newborn baby.

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